Tag: guitar

Free Classifieds from Bluegrass Today

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Starting today, we are offering free classified ads here for all registered users at Bluegrass Today. Since registration is also free, our classifieds are truly no cost for our readers. Just log in, go to the Classifieds page, and create an ad in one of […]

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Tony Rice benefit in Paris

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass folks are sometimes given to brag about the worldwide appeal of our music. Here’s a story that shows just how true it is. A group of French bluegrass musicians have organized a benefit concert for Tony Rice for this weekend in Paris. Just as […]

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Win Junior Sisk’s guitar case

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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How would you like to carry your favorite guitar around in Junior Sisk’s camouflage case? Junior is working with Cedar Creek Cases and True Timber Camo, who made the case, to give away the one he has been using on the road since last year. It […]

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Two new capos from Planet Waves

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Planet Waves, the accessories division of D’Addario, has announced a pair of new capos for fretted stringed instruments.  The NS Artist Capo for guitar and the NS Banjo/Mandolin Pro aim to offer musicians features found in hand-tooled models at a much lower price. The NS […]

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George Shuffler: A Career Overview

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Born in Valdese, North Carolina, on April 11, 1925, George Saunders Shuffler was a very significant creative force in the bluegrass music world. Shuffler is best known for his association with the Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys, and later Ralph Stanley, for popularizing […]

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A Richard Bennett tasting

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In advance of its May 27 release, Lonesome Day Records has offered a taste of the music from In The Wind Somewhere by Richard Bennett to our readers at Bluegrass Today. After several years off the road, working at a variety show in Pigeon Forge, TN, […]

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James Alan Shelton remembers George Shuffler

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This remembrance is a contribution from James Alan Shelton, guitarist with Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys. Today marks the passing of a true bluegrass legend and a personal guitar hero to many of us who have aspired to learn the Shuffler down-down-up crosspicking roll. […]

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George Shuffler passes

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Another leading light of the first generation of bluegrass artists has passed. George Shuffler, long time member of both The Stanley Brothers and Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, passed away earlier today (4/7/14), just short of his 89th birthday. Shuffler’s distinctive crosspicking guitar […]

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Ataman from Ondra Kozák

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From the Czech Republic comes Ataman, a new album of guitar and mandolin music, written, arranged, recorded and performed by Ondra Kozák. Kozák is a busy man in the Czech bluegrass scene. He performs with a number of groups, including Fragment, G-Runs & Roses, and East-West. […]

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Thomas Vinci Strings support Tony Rice Foundation

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As more and more folks learn about Tony Rice’s health issues, more ways to help are popping up. Though he never was officially an endorser, Tony very publicly used Thomas Vinci strings for many years. He was quick to answer questions about his string preference […]

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