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Melvin Goins passes

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The community of first generation bluegrass heroes got a good bit smaller today. Melvin Goins has passed away after more than 65 years of performing bluegrass music. He was 83 years of age and touring in Canada when he died. Growing up in West Virginia, Melvin […]

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Bluegrass Guru arrives for iOS

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Boyd Timothy is a bluegrass musician from Utah. He’s a hard-core fan of the music, and like most of us, is a dedicated jammer. He is also a successful computer programmer with a degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and eleven year’s experience working at Novell, […]

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David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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He’s baaaaaaaack……. David Parmley, a hero to fans of the Flatt & Scruggs style of traditional bluegrass music, has finally returned to touring and recording. As the lead singer for The Bluegrass Cardinals in the 1970s and ’80s, David helped establish a standard for baritone […]

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Carroll County Blues from The Western Flyers

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wild Blue Yonder is the debut album from The Western Flyers, a new western swing outfit that features the sparkling fiddle of Katie Glassman, the 2016 Swing Fiddling champion at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest in Weiser, ID. In addition to Katie’s fiddle, this sizzling hot trio boasts […]

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Valerie Smith sampler video for Small Town Heroes

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike have released a sampler video to introduce the music from their upcoming project, Small Town Heroes. Using a series of live clips and photos set against music from the CD, fans can get a taste of the new album, which […]

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Bill & Kathy Evans Family Benefit at Freight & Salvage

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, CA has scheduled a benefit concert on September 2 for Bill and Kathy Evans. Bill is well-known in bluegrass circles for his long career as a banjo player, instructor, and booking agent. He and his wife live in […]

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Monogram – There and Back Again

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This article is a contribution from Pepa Malina, fiddler with Monogram, perhaps the longest established bluegrass band in eastern Europe. He tells an agonizing story about the group attempting to visit the US this summer to perform at the ROMP festival in June, but being prevented from […]

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Ray Cardwell & Tennessee Moon debuts tonight

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass vocalist and bandleader Ray Cardwell will debut his new band, Tennessee Moon, and the material from his upcoming album, at Nashville’s Station Inn tonight, July 28. Also appearing will be Pat Flynn, former New Grass Revival guitarist, who is serving as producer for Ray’s […]

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Sister Sadie – a strong debut

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass “supergroups” have become a thing as of late, with side projects merging into full-fledged, award-winning, chart-topping bands. From The Band of Ruhks to Sideline, from Flashback to the Earls of Leicester, supergroups are everywhere and bluegrass fans are loving it. One recent supergroup has […]

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Bill Monroe Estate Sale this weekend

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Fans of the one-and-only Bill Monroe will have a unique opportunity over the next few days to obtain memorabilia belonging to the Father of Bluegrass at an estate sale to be held in Gallatin, TN. Items to be offered for sale and at auction include […]

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