Tag: JD Crowe

Bobby Slone: A Bluegrass Life

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Telluride 2013 photos

| June 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

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


The Essentials for a Perfect Bluegrass Summer

| June 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

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 […]


MOB scene at Festival of the Bluegrass

| June 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

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. […]


Festival of the Bluegrass 2013

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]


More from DelFest 2013

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Milo Farineau checks in with a fine gallery of photos from this past weekend’s DelFest.  


Bluegrass Album Band in Sevierville

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]


A First-Class Reunion

| February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

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) […]


Bluegrass Album Band returns in fine style

| February 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

This is the first of two articles about the historic reunion of The Bluegrass Album Band this past weekend in North Carolina. There’s no better way to start the Bluegrass Album Band reunion than with the crack of Crowe’s banjo kicking off the album one […]


The MOB claims its first victims

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The MOB is on its way!” is what Don Rigsby of the Rambling Rooks had promised when they left the stage. He was talking to an excited crowd of onlookers at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) in Bowling Green this past Saturday night, […]