Tag: JD Crowe

University of Illinois Press Bluegrass E-books

| September 17, 2013 | 4 Comments
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For a limited period only the University of Illinois Press (UIP) is making available in an E-book format three top quality bluegrass titles. Beginning on September 24, the date on which the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass event in Raleigh, North Carolina, commences, […]

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Rebel Records announces new Gospel Compilation

| September 11, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Rebel Records has announced the October 22nd release of a new Gospel compilation album, Memories of That Old Country Church (REB-CD-8008). Gospel and sacred music has been an integral part of bluegrass music’s repertoire for as long as the music has been played and as new […]

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Bobby Slone: A Bluegrass Life

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Bobby Slone was born June 13, 1936, in Pike County, Kentucky, and passed away on Monday, August 12, due to rectal cancer. A left hander, Robert “Bobby” Slone was an important member of one of the most influential modern bluegrass bands: J.D. Crowe and the […]

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Telluride 2013 photos

| June 24, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Here’s Jason Lombard’s first gallery of images from Telluride 2013, celebrating the festival’s 40th Anniversary.  

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The Essentials for a Perfect Bluegrass Summer

| June 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Well, summer is here, although bluegrass fans know summer starts when you attend your first outdoor bluegrass festival of the season. (You know I’m right!) According to Mother Nature though, today is officially the first day of summer. Unless you’re a snowbird who thumbs his […]

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MOB scene at Festival of the Bluegrass

| June 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Here is a gallery of images that Lexington, KY photographer Estill Robinson shot during this past weekend’s Festival of the Bluegrass. This first batch captures Masters Of Bluegrass on stage, a supergroup that includes Del McCoury, Bobby Osborne, J.D. Crowe, Bobby Hicks and Jerry McCoury. […]

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Festival of the Bluegrass 2013

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
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This report on the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass is a contribution from Jim & Valerie Gabehart. Jim shared the review, and Valerie the photos. We have a great many additional photos to share taken by Estil Robertson. Look for those over the next few […]

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More from DelFest 2013

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Milo Farineau checks in with a fine gallery of photos from this past weekend’s DelFest.  

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Bluegrass Album Band in Sevierville

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Mike Kelly was kind enough to send a few of the photos he shot on Saturday when the Bluegrass Album Band and some loyal fans braved the rain for a reunion show at the Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival. The weather was wet and drizzly […]

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A First-Class Reunion

| February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments
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This reflection on the Bluegrass Album band reunion in Asheville is a contribution from Alan Tompkins, prominent Texas bluegrass musician, impresario, and radio host. Mid-February weather in Dallas is usually great, some of the best each year, and not something I would normally leave (voluntarily) […]

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