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Debut single from Megan McKamey

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Megan McKamey, a young vocalist, songwriter, and banjo player from East Tennessee, is set to release her first album, Here’s Your Goodbye, on July 15. Ahead of the full project, she has dropped the title track to radio as a single through Airplay Direct. All twelve tracks […]

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Bill Evans – What’s in your case?

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Lisa Jacobi caught up with Bill Evans backstage for an episode of What’s In Your Case? Bill had three banjos with him, so he had to rush through all of them in just a few minutes.  

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Jason Davis banjo tabs from Second Time Around

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Banjo players can now order a copy of the banjo tabs for Jason Davis’ recent album, Second Time Around. The transcriptions were created by Russell Sawler, the same New Brunswick banjoist who did tabs for the several Ron Stewart banjo books. As he has done […]

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The Old Country Church from Mike Scott

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Christian is preparing tomorrow’s release for The Old Country Church, their second project for banjo player and vocalist Mike Scott. Unlike his previous album of Gospel music, 2011′s Take Me Lord and Use Me, this new one is all instrumental, featuring 13 favorites played in […]

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Rob McCoury – 5 String Flamethrower

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
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For a good many banjo players, calling yourself a 5 string flamethrower might seem a bit pretentious. But for Rob McCoury, who’s been peeling paint with his banjo in The Del McCoury Band for the past 27 years, it’s an accurate description. Rob has consistently […]

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Let’s all pitch in for Eddie Adcock

| June 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
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Those of us who are devoted fans or part time/amateur pickers see the world of a touring bluegrass artist as a glamorous life. Riding around on a nice bus, getting to play before adoring crowds, making the big money… Some of that is undoubtedly true, but […]

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Russ Carson gets the nod

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When we reported in March that Russ Carson had been picked as the new banjo picker with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, we noted that he officially was coming on board on a 90 day trial basis. Those of us well familiar with his playing and […]

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Once Upon A Time In Appalachia

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Ryan Cavanaugh has released the latest single in his Back Country series of modern banjo compositions. Like the others so far, Once Upon A Time In Appalachia was recorded with Bill Evans on saxophone, Mark Egan on bass, Tyson Rogers on keyboard, and Joel Rosenblatt on drums. […]

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Bluegrass Heritage sends a kid to camp

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Young Liam Purcell was the recipient of a music scholarship from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation’s Play It Forward program, allowing him to attend the Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy during last weekend’s Five String Fest in North Carolina. Liam lives in nearby Deep Gap, not far from […]

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Free Classifieds from Bluegrass Today

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Starting today, we are offering free classified ads here for all registered users at Bluegrass Today. Since registration is also free, our classifieds are truly no cost for our readers. Just log in, go to the Classifieds page, and create an ad in one of […]

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