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Rob and Trey back across the pond

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley are enjoying a very warm reception for their new album, The Country Blues. The mix of bluegrass, Americana, and alt-country is winning fans and generating radio play in all three genres, and getting them all sorts of notice in the […]

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More from Gettysburg, August 2016

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s Frank Baker’s second gallery of images from the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. More to come!

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Conflict resolution in bluegrass wordplay

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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I was in the recording studio for Mountain Home records all this past week, and sometime right before doing another take on our soon-to-be-released medley of I Did it My Way and Wagon Wheel (in German), Ty Gilpin remarked that all the adjectives we use […]

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IBMA announces 2016 Special Awards Nominees

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the nominees for its 2016 Special Awards, which go to those who work in our industry outside the artists and performers whose work is highlighted during the gala awards ceremony during World of Bluegrass week. Winners will be announced […]

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Collins Miller to Darrell Webb

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Darrell Webb Band has announced they newest member, Collins Miller, who has joined the group on banjo. Collins is 18 years of age, hailing from Arab in northern Alabama. Arab has the honor of being the namesake of a classic bluegrass instrumental by another Alabama […]

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Stringworks video tease from Kristin Scott Benson

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Home Music has produced a video tease for their newly-released Stringworks album by Grascals banjo master, Kristin Sctott Benson. The project mixes banjo and bluegrass classics with Kristin’s original tunes, and a few from outside the genre. You’ll not only get to hear portions of several […]

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Randall Hibbitts & Appalachia to Wilson Pickins

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions has made another move in the bluegrass biz, signing Randall Hibbitts & Appalachia for booking representation. Randall played bass for Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys for much of the last few years of Stanley’s life, leaving the group in February of […]

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August 2016 in Gettysburg

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Once again, we were fortunate to have Frank Baker at the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in Pennsylvania to capture images of the festivities. Here’s his first of several installments.

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Having a Coffee with ……………. Jimmy Bowen

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This is fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so famous, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love.   There’s more to former mandolin player and tenor vocalist for the Country Gentlemen […]

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Dale Sledd passes

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Dale Sledd, guitarist and vocalist with The Osborne Brothers during their peak years, passed away on Sunday evening. He was 78 years of age. Sledd was with the band from 1966 through 1977, during which time he recorded hits like Roll Muddy River, Rocky Top, […]

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