Category: Bluegrass film/movie news

Sam Bush documentary trailer goes live

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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As we mentioned on Monday, today is the day when Sam Bush fans worldwide get their first peek at Revival: The Sam Bush Story, the upcoming documentary film that chronicles the life, career, and artistic impact of the Bush man. Filmmakers Kris Wheeler and Wayne Franklin […]

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Revival: The Sam Bush Story

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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No chronicling of contemporary bluegrass could be complete without the story of Sam Bush. From a fiddle contest champ in the ’60s, to his time with Bluegrass Alliance in the ’70s – and the launch of New Grass Revival – to Strength In Numbers and […]

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The Song releases September 26

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The bluegrass world always gets a bit of a thrill anytime there’s talk of finding our music in a major motion picture. Those of us with long memories recall three separate occasions when a movie soundtrack led a massive surge of interest in bluegrass, and […]

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Far Western to document Japanese bluegrass

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The passion that many Japanese people have for bluegrass and country music was a shocker for filmmaker James Payne when he first experienced it in 2007. He was traveling with US Americana act Horseshoe Road for a live concert video, and was amazed to see the locals come […]

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Call for the NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Northern California Bluegrass Society is accepting submissions for their 8th annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival. It will be held as part of the Bluegrass On Broadway festival in Redwood City on January 25, 2015. Bluegrass On Broadway is a free downtown festival managed by […]

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IBMA Film Festival announces attractions

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The films to be screened during the debut IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival at the 2014 World of Bluegrass Convention have been announced. Eight different projects will be shown, including a pair of highlight films that were selected for special merit. All have been profiled here […]

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Last of the Breed in the stretch run

| July 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Last of the Breed, a documentary film on the life and music of Dave Evans, is rounding the final pole, heading in to the back stretch. Filmmaker Matthew Pellowski tells us that he is now starting post production, with a hope to release the final […]

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Future Folk on the road

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Attention Sci-Fi bluegrass fans across the US! Future Folk is on the prowl, promoting their film, The History of Future Folk, performing live, and taking questions from the audience. The movie is a fun farce about a pair of aliens sent to destroy earth, but […]

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Live concert DVD from Dailey & Vincent

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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For Dailey & Vincent fans, it’s no secret that catching them live is the best way to enjoy their music. Sure, their recordings demonstrate the duo’s stunning vocal abilities and arrangements, their knack for choosing – and writing – a good song, and the instrumental and […]

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Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered to debut

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“Powerful” is the word that Bill Monroe, in his Kentucky drawl, used to describe anything that was particularly good and pleasing to him, like the royalty cheques that he received after Elvis Presley recorded Blue Moon of Kentucky or Ricky Skaggs recorded Uncle Pen. So, […]

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