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More music from Lucketts

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker was on hand at the Lucketts Community Center on April 12 for sets from The Scott Brannon Band and The Virginia Ramblers. He shared this set of images for our readers.  

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IBMA announces 2014 showcase artists

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the invited showcase artists who will perform on their late night Bluegrass Ramble stages, and at various other events during World of Bluegrass and the Wide Open Bluegrass festival (September 30 – October 4) in Raleigh, NC. IBMA […]

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2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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I’ve recently returned from Durango, Colorado, where I found the 20th Anniversary of the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown to have the intimacy, talent, and entertaining times that attendees have come to know and trust. In regard to intimacy, the festival hosts shows through three venues, each […]

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New John Bowman CD in June

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John Bowman has been a bluegrass guy most of his life, and because of his particular talents as a singer and multi-instrumentalist, we’s been able to ply his trade at the highest levels of our music. He played guitar with both Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver […]

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Living With The Shades Pulled Down video from Carolina Road

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another performance music video from Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road. This one’s for Living With The Shades Pulled Down, which Merle Haggard included on his It’s All In The Movies album in 1976. The original was cut during Hag’s modified western swing mode, with […]

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Greensky Bluegrass featured in the Musician Portrait Project

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Ever heard of moving portraits? Me neither. But that’s the idea behind the Musician Portrait Project, a new venture between photographer Derek Brad and his business partner Jeffrey Rayfield. Their concept is to use silent video – shot with high quality equipment – to collect […]

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Rhonda Vincent on the Better Show

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As part of her recent New York City media blitz, Rhonda Vincent visited the Better Network. She sat down with hosts of their flagship program, The Better Show, JD Roberto and Rebecca Budig, and talked about her latest CD, Only Me. Vincent then rolled out The […]

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Don’t know nothin’ ’bout lit-ra-cy

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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You may not be aware of this, and your calendar may not show it, but in addition to this April of 2014 boasting Easter, Passover, and the U.S. and Canadian tax deadlines, April is also Musical Illiteracy Month. If you’re like most people, you’ll just […]

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For The Record: Becky Buller #8

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Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the eighth installment of […]

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On This Day #27 – Delia Bell

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On This Day …. On 16 April circa 1938, Delia Bell (nee Delia Nowell) was born in Bonham, Texas. As a child Bell relocated to Hugo, Oklahoma, and, inspired by the bluegrass music of the Stanley Brothers and Bill Monroe, she began singing in her […]

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