Category: Music

Noah Brown to Junior Sisk

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Junior Sisk has announced Noah Brown as the bass player/tenor singer with his touring band, Rambler’s Choice. Noah had just indicated yesterday that he was stepping down from his position playing bass with Ralph Stanley II. Just 19 years old, Brown has been playing bluegrass […]

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The Story Behind the Song – Auld Lang Syne

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Auld Lang Syne is a Scottish folk song, most commonly associated with Scottish bard Robert Burns, whose artistic legacy is celebrated on this date in his native country. He described it as ‘a song of olden times’ which appears to have been handed down orally, from singing […]

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More changes for Mountain Faith

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Faith has announced a couple more changes to their touring configuration. In addition to David Meyer who has recently taken Luke Dotson’s place on guitar, the band has brought in David’s younger brother, Jimmy Meyer, on second guitar. Chris Wright has also joined the group […]

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Ladders In The Sky from The Infamous Stringdusters with Claire Lynch

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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For their next album release, The Infamous Stringdusters have chosen a new concept. Not new to music, but new to the band. They are sticking with the notion of recording alternative bluegrass music primarily written within the group, but have brought in some of their […]

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Great Alaskan Fish ‘n Pick debuts in 2016

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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If there’s one main thing that unites bluegrass lovers outside of the music, it could well be fishing. Get a handful of pickers together and the conversation is likely to slide towards a variety of outdoor sports activities, with hunting and fishing high on the […]

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Dreadnoughts Unlimited scholarships for Kaufman Kamp

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Once again in 2016, Dreadnoughts Unlimited will award need and age-based scholarships to attend the Steve Kaufman Acoustic Kamps in Maryville, TN. These week-long residence workshops offer intensive, hands-on music education for bluegrass and old time musicians looking to up their game. And thanks to the […]

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Gina Clowes to Chris Jones

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Chris Jones & the Night Drivers have announced the newest member of their band. Gina Clowes will join the group shortly, when Chris and the guys return from their current west coast swing. A Virginia native, and part of the absurdly talented Furtado family, Gina had […]

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Mitch Walker to Jeff Brown

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome has announced a band change. Banjo man Eli Gilbert is leaving the group. He is set to graduate this Spring from East Tennessee State University, and has accepted a teaching position in Maine after graduation, where he was born and raised. Eli […]

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The Story Behind the Song – Weeds

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Weeds (Where the Flowers of Love Once Grew) was written by David Morris and Chris Dockins, two emerging song-writing talents in the bluegrass music fraternity. They wrote the song in in February 2013, during what was their “second or third writing session”, according to Morris. […]

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More new music from Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Randm Records has released a second track from their upcoming album for Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Back To The Mountains. This time it’s Remember Where You Came From, an old timey waltz number in the Stanley tradition, written and sung by guitarist Josh Rinkel. The Boys will […]

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