Category: Music

Close call for Doyle and the boys

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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We all love getting to see our favorite bluegrass artists close to home, but we can sometimes forget how much traveling they have to do to get close to us. Not only is all that road time tedious and unfulfilling, it exposes them to hazards […]

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Crowe Brothers to Graham Talent

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Randy Graham has announced the signing of The Crowe Brothers to his Graham Talent Group where he will provide exclusive representation for the band. Josh and Wayne Crowe have been playing and singing bluegrass together since 1975, when they hooked up with banjo legend Raymond Fairchild, […]

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Larry Jefferson passes

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Larry Jefferson, a hero to bluegrass lovers in upstate South Carolina, passed away over the weekend in hospice case. He was 73 years of age. A mandolinist and tenor singer, Larry was memorably a member of Charlie Moore and the Dixie Partners in the 1970s, along with […]

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Vic Jordan passes

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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One of the finest banjo players of the 1960s and ’70s has left us. Vic Jordan passed away last night in Nashville. He was 77 years of age and had been seriously ill for some time. Vic’s prominence in bluegrass exploded when he joined Bill Monroe […]

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Songwriter’s Back Story – Around the Corner

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This month’s Songwriter’s Back Story features the song, Around The Corner, written by Milan Miller and Thomm Jutz and recorded by banjo great, Terry Baucom and the Dukes of Drive. This is Baucom’s follow-up to the first single, The Rock, from the same project. The […]

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Sweetwater String Band to Moonstruck Management

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Moonstruck Management has announced the signing of Sweetwater String Band to an exclusive booking and management deal. The California-based quartet plays a unique blend of acoustic folk tinged with bluegrass and old time roots, or as they describe it, “Cello Driven High Sierra Soulgrass.” The […]

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John McEuen – Made In Brooklyn

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At 70 years of age, most of us are thinking about slowing down and enjoying a well-deserved rest. But not John McEuen. The banjo maven has 50 years of professional music behind him and says that he is as excited about his new project, Made In Brooklyn, […]

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Rob and Trey back across the pond

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley are enjoying a very warm reception for their new album, The Country Blues. The mix of bluegrass, Americana, and alt-country is winning fans and generating radio play in all three genres, and getting them all sorts of notice in the […]

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Collins Miller to Darrell Webb

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Darrell Webb Band has announced they newest member, Collins Miller, who has joined the group on banjo. Collins is 18 years of age, hailing from Arab in northern Alabama. Arab has the honor of being the namesake of a classic bluegrass instrumental by another Alabama […]

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Randall Hibbitts & Appalachia to Wilson Pickins

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions has made another move in the bluegrass biz, signing Randall Hibbitts & Appalachia for booking representation. Randall played bass for Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys for much of the last few years of Stanley’s life, leaving the group in February of […]

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