Category: Media

Stanley funeral to be broadcast on WYMT

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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WYMT, the CBS television affiliate in Hazard, KY, has announced that they will be broadcasting Ralph Stanley’s funeral services tomorrow evening (6/28) starting at 6:00 p.m. (EDT). Plans for the celebration of Dr. Stanley’s life are as follows: The family will receive friends at Hills […]

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Michael Cleveland/Mono Neon mashup on Jerusalem Ridge

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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What happens when you mashup an incognito jazz bassist with a incomparable bluegrass improvisor like Michael Cleveland? Well, it’s hard to explain in words; we’ll just have to show you. It all started on May 21 at ForestFest in the Jefferson National Forest near Louisville, Kentucky. […]

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Let Her Roll from Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Oregon’s Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising has a new single available to bluegrass radio, a bluesy train song from Steve Spurgin called Let Her Roll. The track will be included on 40 Years of Lonesome, Kathy and the band’s 6th album, when it is released. The single is […]

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Ralph Stanley at MerleFest 2014

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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We heard this morning from R. B. Powell,from Lewistown, PA, a banjo picker and promoter of scholarships for young musicians.   He shared this video he had shot of Ralph Stanley during MerleFest 2014 at the Creekside Stage as part of the festival’s special Banjorama segment that […]

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Bluegrass legends digging in the dirt

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At yesterday’s official groundbreaking for the new headquarters of the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY, bluegrass royalty was on hand to help disturb the soil. Jesse McReynolds, Larry Sparks, Del McCoury, Eddie Adcock, and J.D. Crowe donned their work clothes and turned over […]

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Moron Brothers live on Facebook tonight

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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After last night’s sad news about the passing of Ralph Stanley, perhaps what we all need today is a good laugh. And what would be better than some good ol’, down home bluegrass comedy from The Moron Brothers? Burley and Lardo will be performing a […]

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Run Away video from Cody Hull

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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If the name Cody Hull sounds familiar, there’s a good reason. He’s the older brother of bluegrass/Americana darling Sierra Hull, and the two grew up playing bluegrass together as youngsters. And like his little sis, Cody has embarked on a career recording his original acoustic […]

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Grasstowne at Rockahock ’16

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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If you haven’t caught the current edition of Alan Bibey & Grasstowne this season, they’ve posted this live video from Rockahock Bluegrass in Lenexa, VA. Bibey is still entrenched in the driver’s seat, with Greg Luck on guitar, Gena Britt on banjo, Zak McLamb on […]

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WGVU covers Charlotte Bluegrass Festival

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bill Warren wasn’t the only only covering the 2016 Charlotte Bluegrass Music Festival last week in Michigan. Public television station WGVU sent Patrick Center to cover the festivities for the station’s Newsmakers program. Center spoke with Wes Pettinger, who promotes the festival, and several of the performers about their […]

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Instrument Petting Zoo in Charlotte, MI

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wednesday at the Charlotte Bluegrass Festival saw the debut of the Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association’s “instrument petting zoo.” The “kids of all ages” ranged from a few months to – let’s just say well past a few months! SMBMA has had a goal of encouraging […]

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