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Larry Sparks is the man!

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Driving home yesterday from the Bristol Bluegrass Spring Fest, I was struck by one overwhelming sentiment. What a joy it is to live in a world where Larry Sparks is a superstar. It may not be true everywhere, everytime – I’m sure Mr. Sparks can make it […]

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The Rock – new single from Terry Baucom

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Terry Baucom has a new single release, out today, featuring Joey Lemons, the lead singer with Bauc’s group, The Dukes of Drive. It’s a song called The Rock, written by Thom Case, a Nashville songwriter and friend of Terry’s. The two used to play music together around […]

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Nick DiSebastian says goodbye to Town Mountain

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Nick DiSebastian has finished his stint on bass with Town Mountain. He shared his reasons in a statement issued on Sunday afternoon after he returned from the band’s show in Selmer, TN. “Today is my last day on the road with Town Mountain. This past […]

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On This Day #37 – Paul Williams

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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On this day… On March 30, 1935, Paul Williams was born in Wytheville, Virginia. He was raised in eastern Tennessee. “Williams” was actually the stage name for Paul McCoy Humphrey. It was the name that he adopted when he joined the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers in […]

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Friday at Bristol Bluegrass Spring Fest

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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No matter where you may live, it’s always good news when a new bluegrass event launches, just as it feels like the loss of a friend when one closes down. Here in Bristol, Virginia this weekend, we’re watching the first iteration of a new festival, the […]

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Steve ‘n’ Seagulls strike again

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Finnish bluegrass doesn’t get a lot of attention here at Bluegrass Today, but it seems we need to revise that policy. Are you hip to Steve ‘n’ Seagulls? They are bluegrass group who specialize in AC/DC covers, not unlike Hayseed Dixie, another bluegrass outfit started […]

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Wherever I Wander – Snyder Family Band

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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How often do we discover bright young talent in family bands? The dynamic seems to entice and encourage the growth of budding pickers, who often develop rapidly in this supportive environment. It seems we never lack for examples, and here’s another. The Snyder Family has […]

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Hard Row To Hoe from Ragged Union

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Colorado’s Ragged Union is set to release their debut album, Hard Row To Hoe, on June 1. The band is based around the songs and the singing of Geoff and Christina Union, who found their way to the outskirts of Denver from North Carolina and Alaska […]

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Traveling Show video from Songs From The Road Band

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a question for you… Is it still a special project band after your third album together? That’s one to ask the Songs From The Road Band, who first assembled in 2004 from a number of newgrass and Americana acts to record songs that Charles R […]

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Steve Gulley CD drops next week

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle have been dominating our Weekly Airplay Chart this past few weeks with their first single, Leaving Crazytown. The full album from which it came, a self-titled project from Rural Rhythm Records, is set to release next Tuesday, March 31. Ahead […]

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