Tag: Nothin Fancy

More photos from Nothin’ Fancy 2016

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothin’ Fancy had a perfect weather weekend for their 16th festival this past weekend. Remington Ryde opened Friday’s show to a “ready for some bluegrass music” crowd. They were followed by multi-IBMA award nominees, Flatt Lonesome. Then Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long hit the stage […]


Thursday at Nothin’ Fancy ’16

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothin’ Fancy has what can only be described as “hardcore” fans, as evidenced by a fan’s fingernails we saw yesterday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, VA. Mike Andes posed with the band’s new CD. He said something about “shameless self-promotion.” Jeff Scroggins […]


Opening ceremonies at Nothin’ Fancy Festival

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia always kicks off with a Wednesday night potluck. This photographer can tell you that bluegrassers know how to cook – and how to eat!! Wednesday night is also the opening ceremonies. Nothin’ Fancy kicked off with an […]


Still more from August in Gettysburg 2016

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here is another gallery of images from Frank Baker taken at this past weekend’s 2016 August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.


2016 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

MC Blake Williams brought The Wayfarers, a southeast Ohio band, on stage to kick off the March edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, aka SOIMF. Host band, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, took the stage next. The band featured several selections from […]


Florida Bluegrass Classic wrap up

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday morning at the first Florida Bluegrass Classic was kicked off by Martin guitar expert, Bill Anderson, doing a workshop on the construction and maintenance of Martin guitars. Florida band, Wry Whiskey were first up on followed by Virginia’s Nothin’ Fancy who stormed the stage […]


Get To Being Gone from Nothin’ Fancy

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has released a debut single from By Any Other Name, their first album for Virginia’s Nothin’ Fancy. For the band, it’s their 12th project together. The single is a new song from mandolinist and vocalist Mike Andes, called Get To Being Gone. You […]


Newell Lodge 2015

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The weekend of October 10th saw the first Newell Lodge bluegrass festival promoted by Ernie and Debi Evans. They are now working with Harvin Carter and his family to promote festivals on this site in Folkston, GA. This first effort was very successful with the campground […]


Saturday at Nothin’ Fancy 2015

| September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A rainy Saturday did not dampen the enthusiasm for the crowd at the 15th Nothin’ Fancy Festival. Local band, The Virginia Ramblers, opened the show with a mix of traditional and Gospel favorites. Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice filled in for the Moron Brothers who […]


Friday at Nothin’ Fancy 2015

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Friday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival was ushered in with the traditional mountain music sounds of the Bluegrass Mountaineers from Akron, Ohio. Volume Five is rapidly becoming a favorite on the festival circuit. They provide an excellent combination of traditional bluegrass and classic country music. […]