Tag: Seldom Scene

Eight of the Most Overlooked Bluegrass Murder Ballads

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Happy Halloween! The day where we not only tell kids it’s OK, we actually encourage them to accept candy from strangers. Once again, no child is getting any candy from me this year until I find one wearing a Larry Sparks powder blue suit, a […]

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Lots of music in Bristol this weekend

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The opening night of the 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, TN/VA was a huge success. The weather, which is always a bit unpredictable this time of year, was the best I can remember, with temperatures in the mid-60’s and a nice breeze. […]

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One final batch from Gettysburg, August 2014

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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And here’s the final gallery of Frank Baker’s photos from the August 2014 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.  

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A Bluegrass Fan’s Moment in the Sun

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Like many fans of the Seldom Scene, Bengt Adielsson’s memories of the band span the decades. But few take their adoration of the long-running act as far as Adielsson has, and even fewer have been rewarded with a stint on stage. Adielsson was a surprise […]

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More photos from Gettysburg 2014

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here is another set of Gettysburg images from Frank Baker.  

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A Tale of Two Venues

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In just over 24 hours over the weekend, the Seldom Scene played two shows that encapsulate everything that is good about bluegrass. The first, Friday afternoon, was in the tiny Black Box Theater at WAMU Radio in Washington, DC. The theater, named because the walls […]

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Body and Soul video from the Scene

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Smithsonian Folkways has released a new music video from the recent Seldom Scene album, Long Time.  It’s set in the studio as they cover their own version of With Body and Soul, a song contained on the very first Seldom Scene release, Act I, in […]

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Seldom Scene…Long Time

| April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Until the rich history of the Seldom Scene is laid down in book form, the band’s newest CD, Long Time…Seldom Scene will serve as a terrific Cliff’s Notes version of the story and music. Long Time, released today by Smithsonian Folkways, is the band’s first […]

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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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