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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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Blind Alfred Reed: Appalachian Visionary

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, has become known as a go-to person for information on the early recorded music of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Some music fans may recognize his name as the Grammy-nominated writer of meticulously […]

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Takeharu Kunimoto – An Appreciation

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This memorial appreciation is a contribution from Jack Tottle, Associate Professor Emeritus at East Tennessee State University. It is used by permission from Moonshiner magazine (JAPAN), originally published—in Japanese translation—February, 2016. Takeharu Kunimoto was among the most unusual, gifted, energetic and hard-working individuals I’ve encountered during my six […]

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Earls Of Leicester at ETSU

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The students in the Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University got quite a lesson today when they all attended a seminar and performance with The Earls of Leicester this afternoon in Johnson City. The band is in town for […]

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New bluegrass graduates from ETSU

| December 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country music studies program at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City has announced the six newest graduates from their department, and two who received advanced degrees at the Fall commencement on December 12. Baccalaureate degrees were accepted by Kristy […]

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Eliminating limitations that disable our abilities

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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This brief profile of Tyler Williams is a contribution from Gil Evans, a published writer focusing on inspirational leadership and development, and a bluegrass bassist and chef.  Recently, I met an amazing man named Tyler Williams. Tyler is an up-and-coming entertainer in the music industry. While […]

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Thursday at 2015 Land Fest

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Dailey & Vincent Land Fest held at Denton Farm Park in Denton, North Carolina opened on Thursday. Cindy Baucom is the emcee at this show with assistance from Jamie and Darrin. The ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band opened the show. The ETSU bluegrass music program is […]

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Mandolin iBook from Adam Tanner

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Old time fiddler and mandolinist Adam Tanner has put together a mandolin tune book for Apple’s iBook format. It combines audio files with standard notation and tablature for on-screen display, in what should be a very convenient learning system for anyone with an iPad, iPhone, […]

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ETSU hires two new lecturers for bluegrass department

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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East Tennessee State University’s school of Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies has announced the hiring of two new lecturers for the program. Both bring specific credentials and experience to bear on their new positions, and have connections to the school and this program. Adam […]

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