Tag: Nothin Fancy

Friday at the 2015 Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 18th annual Milan Bluegrass Festival, held at the KC Campground in Milan, Michigan, was kicked off by Mountain Faith, fresh from their second appearance on America’s Got Talent. Feller and Hill brought the Buckaroos and their high energy show to the Milan stage. They were […]


Nothin’ Fancy to Mountain Fever

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of established bluegrass artists Nothin’ Fancy to a new recording contract. The group has been a fixture on the bluegrass scene since they formed in 1994 to enter a band competition in Virginia. Mike Andes (mandolin), Mitchell Davis (banjo), […]


Saturday at Jekyll Island 2015

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Friday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Larry Efaw brought his Bluegrass Mountaineers and his “Stanley” brand of mountain music to Buena Vista to open the 2nd day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival. The crowd enjoyed Bill Yates taking us back in time with the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. Volume Five, IBMA […]


Day 1 at Nothin’ Fancy

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia was a Virginia day. James King opened the show to an adoring crowd. He was followed by Reno and Harrell. The offspring of Don Reno and Bill Harrell are held in great esteem […]


SOIMF, day 1

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The doors opened at 10:00 a.m. Friday to let the crowd in for the March 2014 edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. There was a steady stream of bluegrass music fans until the Roberts Center was packed full. Blake Williams started the day […]


Jesse Smathers to Nothin Fancy

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nothin Fancy has a new look for the 2014 season. They have brought Jesse Smathers on to play guitar and sing tenor. He hails from Eden, NC and had worked previously with James King, on both mandolin and guitar. Mike Andes, mandolinist and founding member […]


A Nothin’ Fancy Christmas

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nothin’ Fancy has another new project to close out 2014. In addition to a live concert DVD and a greatest hits CD over the summer, they now have a Christmas album to add to their catalog. A Nothin Fancy Christmas offers a dozen holiday favorites […]


Central Canadian Bluegrass Award Nominees announced

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nominees have been announced for the 35th Annual Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards, to be held later this month at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, ON (2 hours north of Toronto). Voting for nominees and winners is limited to members of the Northern Bluegrass Committee, who […]


Who is that bearded woman?

| October 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

This past weekend during the 13th annual Nothin Fancy Bluegrass Festival in central Virginia, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage paid tribute to their genial hosts by dressing up as Nothin Fancy, and playing a set of their most popular numbers. Rhonda went all out, assuming […]