Tag: Sam Bush

Frank Solivan in the studio

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Frank Solivan was back in the studio last week, but not for a new album with his hot band, Dirty Kitchen. He was in Nashville recording with family and friends for a new solo project on Compass Records. He carried some tracks that had been […]

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Sam Bush documentary trailer goes live

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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As we mentioned on Monday, today is the day when Sam Bush fans worldwide get their first peek at Revival: The Sam Bush Story, the upcoming documentary film that chronicles the life, career, and artistic impact of the Bush man. Filmmakers Kris Wheeler and Wayne Franklin […]

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Revival: The Sam Bush Story

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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No chronicling of contemporary bluegrass could be complete without the story of Sam Bush. From a fiddle contest champ in the ’60s, to his time with Bluegrass Alliance in the ’70s – and the launch of New Grass Revival – to Strength In Numbers and […]

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Stars shine at Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Andy Flynn covered the first ever Bluegrass Jam for the Lake Placid News, and shared this article which they published. Like many cities that have hosted Olympic events, Lake Placid now is seeking new ways to make use of the Olympic facilities left behind for […]

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Stringbean’s killer paroled in Tennesee

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Though parole had been consistently denied for 40 years, today John A. Brown, convicted in the 1973 murder of Dave “Stringbean” Akeman and his wife Estelle, was granted parole and is set for release from the Tennessee prison system. His initial sentence had been for 198 […]

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Wide Open Jam – Friday Night Heaven

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The last set of the night at the Red Hat Amphitheater on Friday, at Wide Open Bluegrass, was heaven. Billed as the Wide Open Jam, that was a rather modest description. It was the pinnacle. It was a fine Loar, or a fine pre-war Martin. […]

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Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam launches in 2014

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The New York state Olympic Regional Development Authority is stepping back into the music business, announcing that the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, which headquartered the 1980 Winter Olympics, will host a Bluegrass Jam concert on Oct. 25 featuring 10 bands, including several of the nation’s […]

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Lockn’ Music Festival 2014

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last weekend I was absolutely overjoyed to participate in the four day experience that was Lockn’ Music Festival (year two) in Arrington, Virginia (between Charlottesville and Lynchburg). Everything at Lockn’ was titanic, from the “interlocking” main stage (which enabled seamless and immediate transitions from one […]

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Darin & Brooke – Get Up John

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Darin & Brooke Aldridge have offered up a sneak peek from their next recording, a driving version of the old time favorite, Get Up John, with cross tuned mandolin from studio guest, Sam Bush, in the Monroe style.   Though no date has been given, […]

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Bethel taps Mojo for Renaissance Band

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Starting this Fall semester, the Renaissance Bluegrass Band at Bethel University will be directed by Stephen Mougin. Known for his work as a private instructor, band coach and producer, Mougin (or Mojo as he is called) also plays guitar with the Sam Bush Band, and runs […]

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