Tag: ETSU

Thanksgiving turns deadly for bluegrass student in Raleigh

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Without fail, the worst part of our job here at Bluegrass Today entails sharing tragic news that befalls our bluegrass community. Such is this story from Thanksgiving Day. Hiroshi Arakawa, a Japanese student here in the states to study both English and bluegrass music, was involved […]

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On Top Of Old Smoky wins Independent Music Award

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On Top of Old Smoky: New Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music, a collection of new recordings of classic mountain music produced by the Great Smoky Mountains Association, has been named the Best Tribute Album at the 15th Annual Independent Music Awards. The album features versions of folk songs and tunes collected […]

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ETSU Pride Band to perform on Facebook Live

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This evening at 8:00 p.m., East Tennessee State University and their bluegrass Pride Band are set to make history. At least in the bluegrass world. The Departments of Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies and Mass Communications will jointly present an online concert using […]

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ETSU Pride Band single release

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The ETSU Pride Band, made up of select students in the school’s Bluegrass, Country & Old Time Music program, have a new single set for a November 1 release. Written by one of the members, it was recorded and will be promoted by the band […]

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ETSU hosting Alumni & Friends reception at WOB

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University is hosting a reception next Wednesday afternoon during the World of Bluegrass convention for Alumni and friends. It will be held from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Room 306A at the Raleigh Convention Center. […]

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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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Photos from Gettysburg 2016

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
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We were fortunate once again to have Frank Baker on hand during the 72nd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival this past weekend in Pennsylvania. Here is the first of several galleries of photos he shared from the festivities.

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Calder Baker represents at Zellie’s Opry House

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Zellie’s Opry House is in Howard City, Michigan and is owned and operated by Terri and Keith Grannis. Keith mans the ticket booth and the sound board, and Terri is the emcee. They brought a group of current and former music students in from the […]

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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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