Category: Media

Banjostand coming back to World of Bluegrass

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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One of the most talked-about aspects of the 2014 World of Bluegrass week in Raleigh was the temporary art exhibit, Banjostand, designed by Bland Hoke. It was constructed on site surrounding the iconic statue of Sir Walter Raleigh by Bruno Lucchesi. We noticed it right away […]

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Montage video from Brian Godchaux & Sandy Rothman

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Brian Godchaux & Sandy Rothman have created a new video, using audio from one of the tunes on their new album of banjo/fiddle duets, The Red Fiddle & The Silver Banjo, against a montage of lovely photos taken by Theo Van Trier, a Dutch mandolinist and […]

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WBCM radio launches this afternoon

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA is officially launching its new radio service today at 5:00 p.m. with a live radio broadcast from the museum. WBCM will be broadcasting in the region at 100.1 FM, with the signal also available online and via […]

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Mountain Faith to the semifinals on AGT

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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If you didn’t catch America’s Got Talent’s results show last night, there was great news for bluegrass fans. Mountain Faith Band achieved the votes required to make it through to the semifinals. So instead of heading home to Sylva, NC and papa Sam McMahan’s tire […]

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Still time to vote for Mountain Faith

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Faith Band had their first shot at the audience vote on America’s Got Talent last night, where they performed a grassed-up version of Shut Up + Dance With Me. The song was a hit last year for alt rockers Dance The Moon, complete with […]

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Breakthrough: The Gibson Brothers Story

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Andy Flynn is the editor of The Lake Placid News, and a valued correspondent here at Bluegrass Today. As a long-time fan of bluegrass music, he’s taken a special interest in the rise of The Gibson Brothers, the only bluegrass superstars to emerge from his […]

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Vote tonight for Mountain Faith!

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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If you’ve been following North Carolina’s Mountain Faith Band as they move through the competition on America’s Got Talent – and even if you haven’t – tonight (8/25) is the first time that audience votes will affect the outcome. The band has done a brilliant […]

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Father’s House video from Mipso

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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North Carolina has produced its share of celebrated folk musicians, especially from the western Appalachian region. Much of what we know as bluegrass today percolated in those hills, just as it did in Bill Monroe’s Kentucky. The newest North Carolina sensation is Mipso, a group of […]

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New video from Dale Ann Bradley

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Pinecastle Records has released a new music video from their new album by Dale Ann Bradley, Pocket Full Of Keys. It’s a superb record full of the sort of simple and sincere song delivery we have come to expect from this 5-time recipient of the Female […]

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Mandolin iBook from Adam Tanner

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Old time fiddler and mandolinist Adam Tanner has put together a mandolin tune book for Apple’s iBook format. It combines audio files with standard notation and tablature for on-screen display, in what should be a very convenient learning system for anyone with an iPad, iPhone, […]

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