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MACC 2016 kickoff

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival kicked off on Wednesday, July 19th at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins’ annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away from an inoperable brain tumor […]

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Wayne Taylor surgery a success

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor underwent successful quadruple bypass surgery this morning. As of 2:15 p.m., he is in recovery and resting. His wife, Sharon, and Tim Stafford are with him at the hospital. Doctors plan to get Wayne up and walking sometime tomorrow, and expect a […]

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Wayne Taylor’s surgery postponed

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Many folks have inquired about the status of Wayne Taylor, who had been initially scheduled for open heart surgery earlier today. We have learned that his surgery has been postponed until at least tomorrow (5/17), but not owing to any decline in his condition. The […]

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Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor hospitalized

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This statement was just released from Blue Highway… Blue Highway’s highly respected and much loved bass player, songwriter, and vocalist Wayne Taylor has been hospitalized on Friday, May 13, with heart surgery impending on Monday. Wayne experienced chest pain on Thursday evening, leading him to an […]

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Blue Highway postpones Fan Appreciation Concert

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Owing to a family health emergency, Blue Highway has announced this morning that they will have to postpone their much-anticipated Fan Appreciation Concert, scheduled for April 30. The show was to have been an all-request program, with ticket holders getting a chance to vote for […]

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Blue Highway says Happy Birthday to Gaven

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway shared a couple of live videos from their 2016 tour to introduce the superb reso-guitar playing of their newest member, Gaven Largent, who turns 20 years old today. Fans of the band who have caught their live show since founding member Rob Ickes […]

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Blue Highway says “Thank You!” with One-of-a-Kind Fan Experience

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway has raised the bar in bluegrass originality ever since they first burst onto the scene in the 1990’s. Well, after their upcoming fan appreciation event, they may also be known for raising the bar in delivering the band’s fans with the ultimate experience. […]

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Thursday at the Florida Bluegrass Classic

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Thursday at the Florida Bluegrass Classic was kicked off with Brink Brinkman doing a songwriting workshop. He explained his methodology for writing alone and co-writing. The afternoon continued with a Classic Country Roundup Sing-a-long. Calvin Mickey, promoter of the Mickey’s Mountain festival in Ohio joined […]

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Blue Highway back in the studio

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Look who’s back in the studio this month. Blue Highway is hard at work again, tracking a new project with their newest member in tow. We caught up with Tim Stafford this evening and he shared a few details. “We just started our 11th studio album […]

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Gaven Largent to Blue Highway

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In a surprise to no one who has been following the world of dobro playing of late, Blue Highway has announced that Gaven Largent has been chosen to join the band on the heels of original member Rob Ickes’ departure. Gaven has been turning heads […]

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