Category: Media

Bobby Osborne autobiography in the works

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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A lingering void in the bluegrass library is set to be filled by music journalist Bill Conger, who is working with Bobby Osborne to complete an autobiography of his life in the music business. Only recently have book publishers begun to recognize the market for such works, as […]

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Anna & Elizabeth’s Tiny Desk Concert

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Old time musical artists and storytellers Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle, who perform simply as Anna & Elizabeth, were featured recently on an edition of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts. They used the opportunity to demonstrate the crankie, a folk arts tradition that vastly predates the advent of […]

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Good Ol’ Persons reunion at Grass Valley

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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One of the highlights of the 2015 CBA Father’s Day Festival in Grass Valley, CA was a reunion of one of the west coast’s favorite bluegrass bands, The Good Ol’ Persons. The group performed throughout the western US and Canada from 1975 to 1995, after […]

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Sarah Harris and Lizzy Long on Bloodline tonight

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We just found out about this earlier this afternoon, so it’s short notice. Two contemporary bluegrass artists are scheduled as guests on tonight’s episode of Bloodline with Alex Rutledge on the Sportsman’s Channel. Sarah Harris from Trinity River Band and Lizzy Long from Little Roy […]

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LRB live from Charlotte

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Betsy White shared this video of Lonesome River Band performing at last month’s Charlotte Bluegrass Festival in Charlotte, MI. She captured them doing Daniel Salyer’s Jack Up The Jail, which the band recorded for their Still Learning album in 2010. The live version includes banjo ace […]

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Randy’s Pickin’ Parlor LIVE at CPAC

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Randy Wood’s Pickin’ Parlor has been hosting bluegrass and Americana concerts in Bloomingdale, GA for the past few years. Known worldwide as a top luthier and instrument builder for fretted, stringed instruments, Randy has put up a building out behind his shop for live shows, […]

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I Was Made For Loving You video from Rawhide

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Warning… This might be the cutest bluegrass music video you’ve seen in a while. It was created a couple of years ago by Belgian banjo player Thierry Schoysman for the opening track of Rawhide’s 2012 release, The Dark Is Barking. Thierry noticed his two children, along with […]

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Shotgun Holler on CMT

| July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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It’s a long way from Harlan County, Kentucky to the bright lights and big city ways of Los Angeles, CA. But bluegrass boys Shotgun Holler made the trip out to Culver City and the Sony TV Studios for an appearance last week on The Josh […]

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Rooftop Graveyard video from Mile Twelve

| July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Another inventive contemporary bluegrass band from Boston? What do they do, grow ’em in a lab? Young grassers with something to say are clearly finding their way to Boston these days, making the city fertile ground for the sort of pop-influenced, youth-friendly bluegrass that is […]

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Blow Me Away video from the Steeps

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Steep Canyon Rangers have released a new music video from their upcoming Rounder album, Radio. It’s for one which songwriter (and SCR banjo man) Graham Sharp calls a “good ol’ bluegrass tornado song,” Blow Me Away. The video was shot and edited by Adam Jones.   […]

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