Tag: James King

We Just Called Him King

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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James King would have been 58 years old this past Friday. Unfortunately, The Bluegrass Storyteller only made it to 57, with his untimely death in May of this year. That doesn’t mean James’ memory, spirit, stories, and music has left us, though. A tribute to […]

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Remembering James King 

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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As previously reported, James King, known by his nickname The Bluegrass Storyteller, passed away on May 19, 2016, after a long battle with liver disease. He was 57 years of age. Songs such as Bed by the Window, Echo Mountain, Coldest Day of Winter, Just […]

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Repost: James King interview from 2014

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Given last week’s loss of the great James King, it seems fitting to repost this interview we did with him during the 2014 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. Funeral services for King are being held today at 2:00 p.m. At the time of this […]

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Funeral arrangements for James King – please help if you can.

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Funeral arrangements for James King have been announced. His family and friends wanted to wait a few days to allow his many, many friends in the music world to make plans to travel and attend. Viewing and visitation is scheduled for Monday, May 23, from […]

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James King passes

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The bluegrass life of recording, playing dates, and traveling has come to a close for one of the most unique personalities and beloved artists in bluegrass music. Known for his matchless heartfelt ability to convey a story through song, the Bluegrass Storyteller, James King, passed […]

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2016 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Festival

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Laura Tate Photography was on hand for the 2016 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver bluegrass festival over the weekend, and shared this gallery of images from Denton Farm Park. Thanks Laura!

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Brown County Bluegrass Festival celebrates 25th anniversary

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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This coverage of the Brown County Fest is a contribution from Artie Werner, bass player/booking agent for The Missy Werner Band, and husband of The Missy Werner. Festival promoter Don Morgan, along with son Rob, achieved a milestone this past weekend as they celebrated the […]

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Still more from Gettysburg 2015

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here is yet another gallery of Frank Baker’s terrific images from the August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. And we’re not done yet!

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Remington Ryde festival attendees step up for James King

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We never tire at Bluegrass Today of expounding on the generosity and kindness of the bluegrass community. It was demonstrated again over this past weekend at the Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival this past weekend in Centre Hall, PA. During her stage set, Lorraine Jordan mentioned […]

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James King and his liver transplant

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Fans and followers of James King know that it’s been hard times up and down the road of late for the bluegrass balladeer. The past year has found him in and out of hospitals since being admitted while on the road in May 2014 for […]

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