Tag: Seldom Scene

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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Song of the Mountain season 8 announced

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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24 new episodes were announced today for the 8th season of the live bluegrass and acoustic music program, Song Of The Mountains, debuting June 15 on almost 200 public television affiliates across the US. The show works in collaboration with UNC-TV in Research Triangle City in North […]

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The Story Behind The Song – The Shape I’m In

| February 11, 2013 | 3 Comments
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The Shape I’m In was written by Dudley Connell, a founder member of the neo-traditional band the Johnson Mountain Boys and currently guitar player with the Seldom Scene. It was included in the band’s Dream Scene album (Sugar Hill SHDC-3858), released in 1996, shortly after […]

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Album of the Week #31: The Seldom Scene’s Act I

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Before we rang in the new year, the bluegrass community received some sad news. Dobro innovator, Mike Auldridge, lost his battle with cancer on December 29. Auldridge transformed the resophonic guitar. He took a rousing, unsophisticated, “good time” instrument, and made it intimate, classy, and […]

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Mike Auldridge tribute at The Birchmere

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
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An all-star collaboration concert has been scheduled for February 12 to celebrate the life and music of Mike Auldridge, who died after a lengthy illness on Dec 28, 2012. Mike’s influence on the worlds of bluegrass and resonator guitar can scarcely be overstated. No one […]

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