Tag: Greg Cahill

Special Consensus tribute to John Denver

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records announced earlier today that the next album from Special Consensus would be a star-studded tribute to popular 1970s singer/songwriter John Denver. Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver will feature  the current Speial C, along with guest appearances from Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Carter, Mike […]

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Dan Eubanks to Special C

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Special Consensus has announced a new member: Dan Eubanks has joined the band playing bass. Greg Cahill, Special C’s founder, banjo player and fearless leader shared a few words about their latest hire. “Dan Eubanks is a great musician and a mighty nice person. He […]

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Henhouse Prowlers rock the boat at Mountain Song at Sea

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment
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“Pick Enterprise. We’ll pick you up.” One band found out that the car rental agency was true to its advertising when it found itself in a bind en route to the inaugural Mountain Song at Sea cruise on February 1. Henhouse Prowlers, one of six […]

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Special C in the British Isles

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another report from Greg Cahill on Special C’s ongoing tour of Ireland and the UK. We are having a wonderful time over here – as always. Last Thursday we played in a historic town called Limavady and then drove through the mountains to the […]

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Special C at Stonehenge

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Special C is in the middle of their British tour, and we just got a note from Greg Cahill – and a cool photo of the band posing at a prominent English landmark. “We left the USA last Wednesday and arrived in Dublin on Thursday […]

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Bluegrass Foundation grant applications due August 15

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Greg Cahill, President of the Foundation for Bluegrass Music, asked us to remind everyone that the 2012 deadline for special projects grant applications is looming. $8000 has been set aside to fund grants in the names of Earl Scruggs and Warren Hellman, a pair of legends we have […]

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No Part of Nothin’ – Alan Tompkins

| June 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
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“No part of nothin’,” Bill Monroe’s famous phrase describing music unworthy of praise just so happens to be the seemingly unusual choice for the title of the new release this month from Alan Tompkins, the president and founder of the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. No Part […]

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IBMA Bluegrass in the Schools webinar

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
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First generation bluegrass pioneers regularly performed in schools, during an era when schoolhouses were the center of activity in communities. Such performances, however, were generally held in the evenings for audiences comprised of the general public. As educational programs and funding grew, and the one […]

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Scratch Gravel Road – Special Consensus

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Another highly-anticipated CD scheduled for release this month is Scratch Gravel Road, the 16th album from Special Consensus over the course of 37 years in the biz. It is set to hit March 27 on Compass. Founding member and owner/operator Greg Cahill tells us that […]

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We have a winner!

| January 30, 2012 | 3 Comments
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We heard from Greg Cahill last night, with news that Special Consensus’ trusty travel van, Snowball, had reached a major milestone. You may recall that the band was offering an autographed copy of their upcoming album to whomever guessed Snowball’s location when the odometer rolled over […]

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