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2014 Bluegrass Radio Airplay Chart

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Once again, we have compiled all of our Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Charts to create a chart for the past year. It’s great to see new artists, established headliners, and rising stars all represented Here’s our 2014 list, showing the ranking based on total spins […]

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2014’s Best: Daniel Mullins vs. Billboard

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Billboard, who publishes the (supposedly) quintessential music charts, have released their year-end chart of the Top 25 Bluegrass Albums of 2014. Based solely on Nielsen SoundScan sales numbers, the Billboard bluegrass charts can sometimes be a misrepresentation of what is actually popular in bluegrass music. […]

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Music That Makes Me Happy for 2014

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As a Bluegrass Today reviewer – not to mention as a bluegrass fan in general – I listen to a lot of music throughout the year. Most of it’s good, some of it’s not so good, but a few albums have been great. There’s twelve […]

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One Critic’s Picks: The Best of 2014

| December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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One of the best parts of this job is finding new music in my mailbox on a regular basis. But the fun turns into work at the end of the year, when I wade back through all of that music and try to come up […]

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Balsam Range at World of Bluegrass

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We were fortunate to catch up with Balsam Range the morning after their big wins at Thursday night’s IBMA Awards. They talked about that, and everything else they’re up to these days.

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More from Bristol RRR 2014

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion continued Saturday with another beautiful day. Last year’s Saturday schedule was marred by heavy rains early in the day, but this year brought 80 degree temps and nearly cloudless skies. Thanks to Alane Anno Photography, we are able […]

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Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival 2014

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker was on hand when the 2014 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival was held earlier this month. Here’s his first of several galleries.  

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Two Bluegrass Today charts this weekend

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last Friday saw two new Bluegrass Today radio airplay charts, with both our weekly and monthly charts hitting on the same day. By examining them both, you can get a snapshot view of what was played on bluegrass radio the previous week on dozens of stations, […]

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Songwriter Profile – Milan Miller

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Milan Miller started learning guitar around the age of five. Guitar is his primary instrument, but he also plays the mandolin, bass, piano, and “just enough banjo and Dobro to get myself into trouble.” Miller’s song catalog includes such Balsam Range staples as Calloway County […]

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Red, White & Bluegrass 2014

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
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This early report from the 2014 edition of the Red, White & Bluegrass festival last week is a contribution from Jessica Boggs, an enthusiastic bluegrass fan in East Tennessee. Sweltering heat couldn’t keep fans from coming out to the first day of Red, White, and […]

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