Tag: James King

On This Day #35 – Introducing James King

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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On this Day ………. On December 8, 1985, James King recorded tracks for his album Introducing James King. In sessions that took place over two days – December 8 and December 9, 1985 – James King, with the help of Ralph Stanley & Clinch Mountain […]

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All Star Benefit for James King in Nashville

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As they always do, a group of top bluegrass artists have banded together to put on a benefit concert for James King. It is scheduled for December 15 at The Nashville Palace, with all proceeds going to the James King medical fund. James has had […]

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Day 1 at SOIMF, Fall ’14

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers kicked off the November edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. New member, fiddler Jason Barie, made his debut. Ralph Stanley II then brought the signature “Stanley” sound to the stage. Russell Moore wowed the crowd with the […]

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James King to require a liver transplant

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It looks like James King, one of the biggest hearted people in bluegrass music, is going to require help from his fans and friends to battle through his current health crisis. Over a brief hospitalization this past weekend in Roanoke, VA, he was informed that his […]

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James King talks about his illness

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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James King joined us for a few minutes during IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival and spoke candidly about his recent illness and subsequent recovery.

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Day 1 at Nothin’ Fancy

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The first day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia was a Virginia day. James King opened the show to an adoring crowd. He was followed by Reno and Harrell. The offspring of Don Reno and Bill Harrell are held in great esteem […]

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James King to Echo Mountain

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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James King, known as The Bluegrass Storyteller for his special skill in delivering ballads, has announced his new affiliation with Echo Mountain Entertainment. Going forward they will be handling all booking and promotional activity regarding King and his touring act, The James King Band. Bella Johnson […]

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Gettysburg August 2014

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker was on hand once again for the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival this past weekend. We’ll share his images over the next few days.

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John Marquess departs James King Band

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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John Marquess, bass player with the James King Band this past two years, has announced that he needs some time off the road. “The past twenty months I’ve been lucky enough to travel and do something I never imagined I’d get to do. I’ve had […]

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James King Get Well Fund

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Friends and fans of James King know he’s been battling some serious health issues this summer, undergoing surgery, spending time in hospital, and now trying to recover and regain his strength to get back out on the road. And of course, folks have been lining […]

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