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Can I Get A Volunteer?

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Can I Get A Volunteer, the single from country artist Heather Jakeman may not be a sensation yet in Nashville, but you can bet it will be getting a lot of attention in Knoxville this Fall. It turns out that the song is set to be […]

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Sneak peek from new Hot Rize CD

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Hot Rize has released a single track from their upcoming reunion album, due sometime this Fall. It’s Blue Is Falling, the opening track on the CD whose title has not yet been announced. The single (and the album) features three original members of the band, […]

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Lance LeRoy’s moving sale

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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How much memorabilia would a prominent bluegrass promoter and talent agent accumulate in a lifetime? If you live near Nashville you have a chance to find out this week when Lance LeRoy holds a moving sale. LeRoy is the founder of the Lancer Agency, and […]

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What I did at Summer Kamp

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Tis the season for the bluegrass music camp, and my band and I just returned recently from a great week at Camp Bluegrass, held annually at South Plains College in Levelland, TX. In a typical music camp of any kind, there are the regular instrument classes […]

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Having a Coffee with … Amy Gallatin

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Having A Coffee With… is a fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so well known, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love.  Born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Amy Gallatin grew up […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 7/29/14

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the Pickin’ In Parsons festival in West Virginia.  

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IBMA Film Festival announces attractions

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The films to be screened during the debut IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival at the 2014 World of Bluegrass Convention have been announced. Eight different projects will be shown, including a pair of highlight films that were selected for special merit. All have been profiled here […]

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Jason Burleson out of the ICU

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Wonderful news from France… We just heard again from French banjo player Jean-Marc Delon, who lives quite near the hospital where Blue Highway banjoist Jason Burleson has been treated for an internal bleed this past few days. Just as the band arrived in France for a […]

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Gary Phelps passes

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Another Washington State grasser down. Gary Phelps passed away suddenly from a heart attack on July 22, 2014, while at Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, Washington. Gary Eldon Phelps was born in Olympia, Washington, on November 27, 1939. He served in the Navy, touring the […]

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Mark Hodges shows his generous side

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Anyone who has had dealings with Mountain Fever Records knows label head Mark Hodges to be a jovial fellow. A bear of a man, Mark is always quick with a quip, or a self-deprecating comment, and when he laughs you have no choice but to […]

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