Tag: Don Rigsby

Announcing the debut of Flashback

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The demise of J.D. Crowe & The New South with Crowe’s recent retirement has left a big hole in the bluegrass scene. The distinctive sound that he maintained over 40 plus years with this group has left a deep impression on our music, one that […]

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Doug Sebranek passes

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Doug Sebranek, one of the several founders and promoters of Wisconsin’s Larryfest Music Festival, died suddenly on December 31. He was only 52 years old, and succumbed to a suspected heart attack. The festival, sponsored by the Kickapoo Valley Acoustic Music Association, is held in […]

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Same Auld Lang Syne from Don Rigsby and David Thom

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Don Rigsby and David Thom have released a first single from their upcoming New Territory album, due January 10. It’s a song sure to stir memories for those who followed pop music in the early 1980s. A hit for the late California singer/songwriter, Dan Fogelberg, Same Auld Lang […]

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Bluegrass festival for Kentucky Governor

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When it’s time to celebrate, what could be better than a bluegrass festival? That’s what the inaugural committee for newly-elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin thinks as well. They have invited some of the Commonwealth’s top bluegrass performers to help them celebrate following the Governor’s inauguration […]

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Still more from Gettysburg 2015

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here is yet another gallery of Frank Baker’s terrific images from the August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. And we’re not done yet!

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Video from the Crowe Tribute Band

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We posted last week about the J.D. Crowe Tribute Band performing in Nashville and Kentucky, an endeavor by Don Rigsby and Josh Williams to remember the music of The New South, particularly from the Keith Whitley era. Fortunately, video of their performance at Simply the Best Sports […]

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Flashback reunion band booking for 2015

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Don Rigsby and Josh Williams aren’t the only ones with a J.D. Crowe Tribute Band taking shows for next year. The actual band from the Flashback album era, with the actual J.D. Crowe, will be doing a limited number of appearances in 2015. That would be […]

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J.D. Crowe Tribute Band in KY

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Although I was able to see most of the 1990s and 2000s versions of J.D. Crowe & the New South, I never got the chance to attend a performance by what many people consider the classic lineups of the New South – the 1970s groups […]

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J.D. Crowe Tribute Band playing this weekend

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Keith Whitley fans in Nashville and northeastern Kentucky are in for a special treat when Don Rigsby and Josh Williams take their J.D. Crowe Tribute Band out for a spin this weekend. The band was assembled for a performance at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer […]

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Eight of the Most Overlooked Bluegrass Murder Ballads

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Happy Halloween! The day where we not only tell kids it’s OK, we actually encourage them to accept candy from strangers. Once again, no child is getting any candy from me this year until I find one wearing a Larry Sparks powder blue suit, a […]

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