Tag: Seldom Scene

Cheers! in the bluegrass style

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Today is St. Patrick’s Day, and whether you prefer a green beer or a Shamrock Shake (like myself), you have to appreciate some good drinking songs on one of the year’s biggest days for alcohol consumption. Because the number of bluegrass drinking songs is higher […]

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Friday at Palatka 2014

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Stevens Family opened day 2 of the 2014 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They were followed by the Goldwing Express and the Primitive Quartet. The show rounded out with the Gibson Brothers, the Seldom Scene, and the Dry Branch Fire Squad. Saturday will feature Cody Schuler […]

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Eagerly Awaited Music for 2014

| February 12, 2014 | 2 Comments
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2014 is shaping up to be a banner year for bluegrass music. Some of the best-known bands are in the studio now working on new projects. So are some fine up-and-comers. I started to make a list of new music that I was waiting to […]

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The Power and Magic of Music

| October 22, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Jamie Dailey once told me that every time he steps on stage, he feels he owes it to the fans to give the best performance he can. It doesn’t matter how he’s feeling, how many hours he just spent on the bus or how many […]

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The Seldom Scene Turns Back the Clock

| October 21, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Novelist Thomas Wolfe was wrong. You can go home again. The Seldom Scene proved it Sunday night, returning to the venue that provided the seminal band’s first home more than 40 years ago for a show that included current members and the surviving founders, along […]

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The Seldom Scene returns to the Red Fox Inn

| October 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
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On October 20, 2013, 100 lucky music fans will have a unique opportunity to return to the Red Fox Inn — DC’s hottest bluegrass nightclub of the 1970s — to listen to the current configuration of the Seldom Scene, along with former members Tom Gray […]

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Herschel Sizemore: Mandolin In B

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Regular readers will recall our earlier coverage of mandolin icon Herschel Sizemore and his recent bout with cancer. Both he and his wife Joyce received cancer diagnoses the same day in October 2011, his in the tonsil and hers in the breast. Fortunately, medical treatment […]

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Final August 2013 Gettysburg photos

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Here is the final gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the August 2013 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Just in time, as Frank is now sending in his photos from the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival.  

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And the rains they fell at Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Bill Warren sent these photos from yesterday’s stage show at Red, White & Bluegrass. You can see how it poured during Larry Cordle’s set, but Bill says he carried on without missing a beat – and came out to the tent to shake and howdy […]

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Seldom Scene in the studio

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment
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At long last, here’s some news out of Washington that everyone can feel good about: The Seldom Scene is in the studio working on a new CD. Longtime…Seldom Scene will be released in 2014 on the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label. The project will feature material […]

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