Tag: Smith Family Band

Ash Breeze – Ash Breeze

| May 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Fans of the up-and-coming North Carolina-based Smith Family Band may have been wondering why they haven’t heard anything from the group in the past several months. They shouldn’t worry – the band is still going strong, just under a new name. The Smiths have become […]

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Without Love from Ash Breeze

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Fever has released a debut single from the upcoming self-titled album by Ash Breeze, formerly The Smith Family Band. The group includes siblings Corey Smith on guitar, Nellie Smith on fiddle, Luke Smith on banjo, and Eli Smith on mandolin, along with their proud papa […]

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Ash Breeze signs with Mountain Fever Records

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Family bands are the backbone of the bluegrass music community and it always pleasing to learn about such a group that has progressed to the level that secures a link-up with one of the more prominent record labels. Moore County, North Carolina natives Ash Breeze is […]

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Generation Bluegrass 2: The Grass Roots Up

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Last year we dedicated a good many pixels to a film project called Generation Bluegrass. It was the brainchild of Corey Smith, an 18 year old filmmaker and bluegrass guitarist. His idea was to highlight some of the stellar young musicians about to break out […]

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Glenn Valley – Smith Family Band

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
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This past September, a new documentary filmed by and featuring some of today’s hottest young pickers premiered at IBMA. Conceived and directed by Corey Smith, a 17-year-old guitarist from North Carolina (with the help of Zeb Snyder, another young North Carolina guitarist), Generation Bluegrass proved […]

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Generation Bluegrass: The Future is at Hand

| October 1, 2012 | 1 Comment
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One of the highlights of walking around IBMA is seeing the number of young people hanging around picking and jamming in groups, sometimes in just pairs or trios, sometimes by the dozen. These youngsters, sometimes as young as nine or ten and all the way […]

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Generation Bluegrass at Fan Fest 2012

| September 14, 2012 | 1 Comment
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The Mast Farm Inn and Bluegrass Today are delighted to announce a premiere screening of Generation Bluegrass during Fan Fest in Nashville on Friday, September 28. As you might guess from the title, the film is focused on young bluegrass musicians, and is a joint effort of […]

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Generation Bluegrass at IBMA

| August 31, 2012 | 1 Comment
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Here’s more news about an upcoming bluegrass film project, this time the youth-focused Generation Bluegrass. Actually, this film is more than just youth-focused. It was conceived, filmed, produced, edited and financed by bluegrass teens Corey Smith and Zeb Snyder. Both young men, who perform with […]

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Generation Bluegrass coming soon

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
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There has been news this past few months about a number of films about bluegrass and acoustic music. The long-awaited Punch Brothers movie is finally out, and work is nearly finished on The Porchlight Sessions. It’s a great time for independent movies about our music. […]

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