Tag: Seldom Scene

Raise a glass to Seldom Scene!

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Tom Gray, former bassist with both The Country Gentlemen and Seldom Scene, who shared the news earlier today on Facebook, we can all share in celebrating the 45th Anniversary of one of the most celebrated bands in the history of bluegrass. That is […]


Final 2016 Delaware Valley photos

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here is our final gallery of Frank Baker’s photos from the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival. Look for more of Frank’s images during the World of Bluegrass coming up in a few weeks.


Still more yet from Gettysburg

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

And still more photos from Frank Baker at the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. One more yet to come.


Susie’s Cause Bluegrass-Folk Festival takes care of us

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation takes care of people. That’s what it does. And, that is what it did on July 30th during the Susie’s Cause 2nd Annual Bluegrass-Folk Festival at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeyesville, Maryland. The venue could not have been better. […]


Musicians Against Childhood Cancer – Friday ’16

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival took place last week at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins’ annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away from an inoperable brain tumor in 2000. All of the proceeds […]


Ben Eldridge goes out on top

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you get a chance to script your own farewell, it might look a lot like Saturday night, when Ben Eldridge made one last appearance with the Seldom Scene, the iconic Washington, DC-area band that he helped found nearly 45 years ago. You’d be on […]


Final images from Gettysburg, Spring 2016

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here is our final gallery of images taken by Frank Baker at the May ’16 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Thanks again to Frank for all the fine photos!


Ben Eldridge Retires from Seldom Scene

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothing lasts forever, but Ben Eldridge’s 44-plus years with the Seldom Scene seemed to come close. His long run with the legendary bluegrass band came to an official end this morning, when remaining members announced his retirement and the addition of Rickie Simpkins to the […]


Dudley Connell soldiers on

| November 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seldom Scene guitarist Dudley Connell is preparing for this weekend’s shows at The Birchmere, as per usual for Thanksgiving. But this year, he’s wondering what to do with his left hand. While on the 5th annual Traditional Bluegrass Cruise to the Caribbean, Dudley broke his right wrist […]


Still more from Gettysburg 2015

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is yet another gallery of Frank Baker’s terrific images from the August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. And we’re not done yet!