Tag: Doyle Lawson

Crowe, Lawson, Williams video from Bean Blosom

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
paul_doyle_th

Betsy White shared another of her videos from the 2015 Bean Blossom festival, this time of the legends show from J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson, and Paul Williams. It finds them performing Once A Day, written by Bill Anderson, and a monster hit for Connie Smith […]

more

Photos from August Gettysburg 2015

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
gibsons_th

Frank Baker shared these images from last weekend’s August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, with more to come.

more

More from Rudy Fest 2015

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk at Rudy Fest 2015 - photo © Bill Warren

Volume Five opened Thursday at Rudy Fest 2015 to an appreciative crowd. Their set was washed out by rain last year, but sunshine held for this year’s! Wildfire followed providing some memories of time spent with J.D. Crowe. Danny Davis joined Wildfire and son, Chris […]

more

Doyle & Quicksilver survive Europe

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
doyle_th

We heard this morning from Rainer Zellner, the German bluegrass promoter who had Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver in for a central European tour this month. He reports that the tour went well, and that he successfully deposited the band on a train to the airport, and […]

more

Quicksilver tour report from Europe

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
train_th

We got a report on Friday from Rainer Zellner, who is promoting this month’s Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver tour in central Europe. He says that everyone arrived in good shape and that the tour is going well so far. “Everything started well with a sold out show in […]

more

Doyle Lawson does Europe by train

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
quicksilver_th

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are preparing for a European adventure, getting ready for a jam-packed 12 day tour of Central Europe. They will visit five countries in that time, traveling almost exclusively by train. This tour was arranged by Rainer Zellner, who has been bringing US bluegrass artists […]

more

Don’t Give Up Your Day Job #2

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
stubbs_th

A Quiz ….. From the very beginning playing bluegrass music has been a particularly precarious job, even for the very, very talented. Bill Monroe worked at Sinclair Oil in the 1930s; Kenny Baker often went back to the coal mines even though he was a mainstay […]

more

Thursday at Palatka 2015

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
vincents_th

It was a sunny, bright, and chilly day to open 11th Palatka Bluegrass Festival on February 19th at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka, Florida. The bands played to a big and enthusiastic crowd. Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers opened the show with rock […]

more

The School of Bluegrass is ‘In Session’

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
doyle_in_session_th

Contrary to popular belief, East Tennessee State University and other centers of higher learning which feature academic courses in bluegrass music are not “The School of Bluegrass.” That distinction undoubtedly belongs to hall of famer, Doyle Lawson, and his band, Quicksilver. Many of the top bluegrass […]

more

Doyle looks back, and looks ahead: an interview with Doyle Lawson

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
doyle_th

Today marks Doyle Lawson’s 52nd year in bluegrass music. After serving stints with Jimmy Martin, J.D. Crowe, and the Country Gentlemen, Doyle has spent the past thirty-six years leading his own band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Quicksilver has been one of the consistent and influential […]

more