Tag: Doyle Lawson

Doyle & Quicksilver survive Europe

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Quicksilver tour report from Europe

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Doyle Lawson does Europe by train

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Don’t Give Up Your Day Job #2

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Thursday at Palatka 2015

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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The School of Bluegrass is ‘In Session’

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Bill Yates remembered

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Robert Billy ‘Bill’ Yates Sr., who passed away on January 26, 2015, was born on April 30, 1936, in Big Rock, Virginia. He learned an appreciation for music from his family as they worked on the farm, sang in church or listened to the Saturday […]

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Friday at Jekyll Island 2015

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday at the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival kicked off with the Tennessee Gentlemen. Donnie Catrone is one of the finest tenor singers in bluegrass music today! The Spinney Brothers graced the stage for the second day. In their evening set the crowd was delighted when […]

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All Star Benefit for James King in Nashville

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As they always do, a group of top bluegrass artists have banded together to put on a benefit concert for James King. It is scheduled for December 15 at The Nashville Palace, with all proceeds going to the James King medical fund. James has had […]

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