Tag: Karl Shiflett

Karl Shiflett teams up with Pointer Brand

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If there was ever a match made in heaven, this is it. Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show have signed an endorsement deal with Pointer Brand clothing of Bristol, TN, makers of denim outerwear of every kind. This is a bunch of guys who wear […]

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SPBGMA snippets

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Terry and I have been enjoying spending time here at SPBGMA with so many of the fine folks who create, promote, broadcast and write this wonderful bluegrass music we love so well. Roland White spent much of the afternoon at the booth, which is always […]

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Take Me Back – Karl Shiflett

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
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From their high-spirited, energy-filled show to the playful lyrical delivery, Texas-based band The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show always seems to deliver a memorable performance. With the release of their latest album Take Me Back, Shiflett and company seem unwavering in their brand of […]

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Bean Blossom 2012 report – New South reunion

| June 16, 2012 | 1 Comment
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This report, and photos, from Bean Blossom 2012 are a contribution from MaryE Yeomans, who we hope will be a regular correspondent and photographer for Bluegrass Today. It’s a hot one here today, the eighth and final day of the Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass […]

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Pre-release copies of Take Me Back available

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Take Me Back, the upcoming release from Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show, won’t officially be available until July, but radio programmers can access it now at Airplay Direct. While you need a radio account to download the tracks, anyone can visit the site and […]

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Karl Shiflett set on YouTube

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
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An entire recent show by Karl Shiflett & Big Country has been posted online. The video runs just short of two hours, and highlights Shiflett’s strong new band, and their highly entertaining style of old school bluegrass. With Karl is Chris Hill on banjo, C.J. […]

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Hartford’s Sunday Night Firebox Bluegrass Series

| February 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

From the home of Colt’s Patent Firearms, Mark Twain and America’s insurance industry — Hartford, CT — comes an intimate Sunday afternoon bluegrass club experience at the award-winning Firebox Restaurant. Located at 539 Broad Street, in the shadow of the gold-domed state capitol, The Firebox […]

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Karl Shiflett to Pinecastle

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Pinecastle Music has announced that Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show have signed with the label, and will release a new CD, Take Me Back, by late Spring. Shifflett goes way past a traditionalist approach with his music. Throwback might be the most accurate description, though […]

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Karl Shiflett back in the studio

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Take Me Back is the name of the upcoming project from Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, expected in January 2012 on Karl’s KSBC Music label. This will be his first new release since 2003, and serves to introduce a number of new faces on the […]

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Billy Hurt to Karl Shiflett

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Virginia fiddler Billy Hurt is the newest member of Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show. This gig is right up Billy’s alley. If there is a fiddler out there with a greater love, knowledge and understanding of the roots of traditional bluegrass, there surely can’t […]

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