Tag: Junior Sisk

Photos from the debut Rocky Top Bluegrass Festival

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Mike Kelly for this batch of photos from the first Rocky Top Bluegrass Festival in the newly-renamed Rocky Top, TN. Mike says the festival went well, though a rough weather forecast kept the audience numbers down on Saturday – though the storms stayed away until […]

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Junior Sisk on the mend

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Junior Sisk has had a rough couple of weeks since his spinal cord surgery on February 12. He came through the surgery just fine, but had a tough few days in the immediate aftermath with pain and swelling. The surgery was to relieve pressure on […]

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Junior Sisk having spinal surgery

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Junior Sisk is scheduled for spinal cord surgery next Thursday (2/12). He has been diagnosed as having a bulging disc in his neck, which has been causing him pain and restricted mobility in his right hand. That’s a big problem for a bluegrass picker! He […]

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Saturday at Jekyll Island 2015

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by a north Georgia band call Bluebilly Grit. The Darin & Brooke Aldridge Band Took the stage next. New fiddler, Carley Arrowood is a great fit with the band. Nothin’ Fancy hit the […]

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Music That Makes Me Happy for 2014

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As a Bluegrass Today reviewer – not to mention as a bluegrass fan in general – I listen to a lot of music throughout the year. Most of it’s good, some of it’s not so good, but a few albums have been great. There’s twelve […]

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Mountain Hallelujah – Junior Sisk for Christmas

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chris Burton, a bluegrass musician and songwriter from Roanoke, VA, has released a debut single from his upcoming album. It has a timely theme for this season of the year, featuring a familiar voice and sound. That’s because while Chris wrote the song and plays banjo on the […]

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Count Your Blessings: Bluegrass Songs for your Thanksgiving Weekend

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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I don’t know about you, but every year, Thanksgiving ranks higher and higher on my list of favorite holidays. And every year, as Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier, it frustrates me more that Thanksgiving continues to be pushed aside. Thanksgiving is the only […]

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No Trouble on Junior’s Trouble Follows Me

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Junior Sisk has been one of the most popular voices in traditional bluegrass over the past several years. Winning IBMA’s for Song of the Year and Album of the Year in 2012, named Male Vocalist of the Year in 2013, and being nominated for a host […]

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Junior Sisk treated for hand injury

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Junior Sisk, known as much as an avid hunter as he is for his soulful singing voice, was treated last night for a cut to his left hand after a minor hunting-related accident. While gutting a doe he had just taken, Sisk cut the outside […]

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Junior Sisk interview at IBMA

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We caught up with Junior Sisk at IBMA earlier this month to talk about his latest Rebel release, Trouble Follows Me. He also shared some information about new members of his road band, Ramblers Choice, and what they have planned for the rest of 2014 and […]

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