Tag: James King

James King remains in hospital

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We have learned that James King remains hospitalized, and has been transferred from Branson to Springfield, Missouri for specialized treatment. He was moved on Thursday, but was too weak to undergo the procedure at that time. On Friday a filter was inserted to guard against blood […]

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James King hospitalized (updated)

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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James King was taken to hospital this past Sunday morning suffering from both gall bladder and kidney stone issues. He had performed with the band on Saturday in Illinois, and had ridden to Branson, MO for two dates at Silver Dollar City when he was overcome […]

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Thursday at Palatka 2014

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Kody Norris and the Watauga Mountain Boys kicked off the 10th edition of the February Palatka Bluegrass show held at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch. They were followed by the James King Band and Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers. Dailey and Vincent along with Jimmy Fortune […]

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Photos from Super Class

| January 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
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The 24th edition of Bluegrass in Superclass kicked off January 10th at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysberg, Ohio. Local band Deepwater Bluegrass started the show. They were followed by Harbourtown, Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road, Tony Holt and the Wildwood Valley Boys, and The James […]

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Photos from Jekyll Island 2014

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here is a gallery of photos from the 2014 New Years Bluegrass Festival in Jekyll Island, GA taken by Bill Warren.  

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A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well done. That’s the bad […]

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2013 Bluegrass Grammy follow-up

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Following up on our notice earlier about the announcement last night of the nominees for the 2014 Best Bluegrass Album in the The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Grammy award, we got some reaction to the news from two of the nominees. The five nominees […]

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2014 Bluegrass Grammy nominees

| December 7, 2013 | 1 Comment
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The 2014 Grammy nominees were announced on Friday evening. In the midst of the cavalcade of glitzy stars was news of the all-important Best Bluegrass Album. And the nominees are: It’s Just A Road – The Boxcars, Mountain Home Brothers Of The Highway – Dailey & Vincent, […]

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Barry Crabtree exits James King Band

| December 3, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Banjoist Barry Crabtree has left The James King Band, with whom he had been touring since March of this year. James says that he has someone filling in this month, and will be trying out a number of possible replacements over the winter months. Through his […]

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Three Chords and the Truth – James King

| October 16, 2013 | 1 Comment
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James King, whose knack for choosing well-written songs that work their way into listeners’ hearts and minds has helped earn him the title of “Bluegrass Storyteller,” has a keen ability to wrap his voice around every ounce of emotion in three verses and a chorus. […]

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