Category: Media

Working On A Building video from The Danberrys

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a twist on the old promotional game. The Danberrys (Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel) have a new album set for a June 17 release, and to celebrate they have released a live music video… for a song not on the album. Give & Receive […]

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Calling all youth bands – to Wide Open Bluegrass

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The IBMA Youth Council is on the hunt for ten young bands to showcase at their Youth Stage during this year’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC. Festivities will run September 30 and October 1 and a special outdoor stage will be provided for young […]

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Time to submit IBMA Special Awards recommendations

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is now accepting recommendations for their 2016 Special Awards, to be presented during their upcoming World of Bluegrass convention in September. These are designated as “special” as they are not selected by a member ballot, but chosen by a committee set […]

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KET highlights banjo maker Frank Neat

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Banjo players all over the world know the name of Frank Neat, Kentucky luthier and builder of banjos and custom banjo necks of the highest quality. Many aficionados of the five string first noticed Frank when Ralph Stanley was marketing a Stanleytone model banjo at […]

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2016 World of Bluegrass showcase artists announced

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the list of artists invited to showcase during the 2016 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. It demonstrates just how widely the selection committee interprets the scope of the bluegrass community worldwide. Chosen to showcase this year […]

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Mountain Heart does Steely Dan

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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If we told you that a bluegrass-related group had recorded a cover of a Steely Dan song, and gave you three guesses who it might have been, not many folks would need all three. Yep, it’s Mountain Heart, who delivered their version of Reelin’ In […]

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Great American Bluegrass on Heartland TV

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A new weekly, half-hour bluegrass television program has been launched by the folks who produce the popular Great American Gospel and American Gospel Onstage shows. Great American Bluegrass now airs each Sunday at 5:30 p.m. on Heartland TV. The show features a mix of bluegrass performance videos […]

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Niall Toner does Nashville

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The ABC TV series, that is. The current season, episode 15, (415) of the American soap series Nashville, broadcast on Wednesday, April 15, featured two of Irish bluegrass mandolin player Niall Toner’s tunes. The instrumentals, composed about 15 years ago – Drunken Daisy, written Toner […]

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Blue Highway says Happy Birthday to Gaven

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway shared a couple of live videos from their 2016 tour to introduce the superb reso-guitar playing of their newest member, Gaven Largent, who turns 20 years old today. Fans of the band who have caught their live show since founding member Rob Ickes […]

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$100 Funeral video from James Reams

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another concept music video from James Reams and his current release, Rhyme & Season. The album is a collection of his songs centered around the theme of urban homelessness, something that Reams experienced as a teenager, and is eager to never suffer again. This new video […]

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