Tag: Bobby Osborne

Bobby Osborne to PledgeMusic

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At a time when most artists are slowing down a bit, bluegrass balladeer Bobby Osborne is still out there working and trying new things. Now 84 years old, Osborne has announced that he has started a crowd funding campaign with PledgeMusic to allows all his […]

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Bobby Osborne talks to Net Radio Dogs

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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During last month’s Bobby Osborne tribute in Bristol, TN, Bobby sat down with Rick Dollar of NetRadioDogs for a fifteen minute interview about his long career in bluegrass music. Amidst the backstage craziness at the Paramount Center for the Arts, with a half dozen student […]

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Bobby Osborne tribute at The Paramount in Bristol

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On April 23, the Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic & Country Music program at East Tennessee State University  hosted a special concert at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, TN. It was a tribute to Bobby and his more than 60 years performing bluegrass music all […]

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Bobby Osborne to be feted at ETSU

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic & Country Music program at East Tennessee State University will be honoring the one and only Bobby Osborne this Saturday (4/23) at a concert to be held at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, TN. It’s the school’s 13th Annual Celebration […]

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Merry Christmas from Bobby Osborne

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bobby Osborne has put together another Christmas greeting for mandolin lovers worldwide, performed with his fellow instructor at the Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music, Scott Napier, and a private student, Lauren Price. They arranged a triple mandolin version of a familiar carol, and a modern bluegrass classic. […]

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Bobby Osborne to Southern Belle Booking

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Southern Belle Booking, managed by principal agent Leslie Brown in Burlington, NC, has announced that they have taken over as representatives for Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press. Bobby, of course, was one half of the iconic Osborne Brothers who performed professionally in bluegrass […]

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Bobby Osborne autobiography in the works

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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A lingering void in the bluegrass library is set to be filled by music journalist Bill Conger, who is working with Bobby Osborne to complete an autobiography of his life in the music business. Only recently have book publishers begun to recognize the market for such works, as […]

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Photos from the debut Rocky Top Bluegrass Festival

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Mike Kelly for this batch of photos from the first Rocky Top Bluegrass Festival in the newly-renamed Rocky Top, TN. Mike says the festival went well, though a rough weather forecast kept the audience numbers down on Saturday – though the storms stayed away until […]

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Rocky Top comes to Rocky Top, TN

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Many readers will remember a story last summer about a successful proposition to change to name of Lake City, a small town in east Tennessee, to Rocky Top, TN. There was a degree of opposition in Lake City, and the threat of legal action by […]

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Merry Christmas from Scott and Bobby

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Scott Napier and Bobby Osborne, otherwise known as the mandolin faculty at the Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music at Hazard Community and Technical College, created this brief holiday message on video. It’s their twin mando version of the Christmas classic, You Better Watch […]

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