Tag: Donna Ulisse

2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 3

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by one of Michigan’s favorite bands, Out of the Blue. Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys made their first appearance at the Charlotte festival. Donna’s heartfelt songs keep an audience enthralled. Larry […]

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2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 2

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Day 2 of the Charlotte Bluegrass Festival dawned bright and sunny. The schedule was jumbled a bit because Doyle Lawson had a bus breakdown and was unable to make the show. So Harbourtown stepped in and opened the show. Virgil Bowlin brought Peerless Mountain to […]

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The Songwriter In Me – The Demo Recordings

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Following on the success of her book on songwriting, bluegrass and Gospel singer and songwriter Donna Ulisse has released an audio CD companion. The Songwriter In Me: Snapshots of My Creative Process was released in the summer of 2014, and has enjoyed both critical and […]

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Sweet Miss Dixie Deen

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Now that Dixie Hall has gone on to her reward, her many friends in and around Nashville feel less constrained about sharing the love and admiration they feel for her. While she was with us, Miss Dixie would have considered it “making a fuss” to hear folks […]

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Donna Ulisse at IBMA

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Oops… In yesterday’s post about Donna Ulisse’s new songwriting weekends, I suggested that we didn’t have a chance to speak with her during September’s World of Bluegrass. But of course we did! She and David Morris had a nice chat about her music career, including […]

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Songwriting Escape heading your way

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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I didn’t get to chat with Donna Ulisse this year at the World of Bluegrass as I often do, though she has recently shared some news with us about a venture she is launching in 2015. She is calling it Songwriting Escape, her name for a weekend workshop that focuses […]

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Tuesday photos at IBMA 2014

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bill Warren just dropped off this batch of photos from Tuesday evening’s activities in Raleigh during World of Bluegrass 2014.  

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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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Donna Ulisse shares some writing secrets

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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There’s a school of thought that says you can’t teach songwriting. Folks can either write lyrics and compose interesting melodies, or they can’t. But if the craft itself can’t be taught, those interested in pursuing it can gain some valuable perspective and timesaving advice by […]

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The Songwriter In Me from Donna Ulisse

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Donna Ulisse has made quite a name for herself as a songwriter this past few years. Since 2007 she’s had six album releases made up almost entirely of her original bluegrass and Gospel songs. That’s quite an accomplishment, measured in volume alone. But her music has […]

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