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Photos from Red, White & Bluegrass 2015

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Laura Tate Ridge shared these photos from Friday night and Saturday at the 2015 Red, White & Bluegrass Festival.

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Photos from the debut Rocky Top Bluegrass Festival

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Mike Kelly for this batch of photos from the first Rocky Top Bluegrass Festival in the newly-renamed Rocky Top, TN. Mike says the festival went well, though a rough weather forecast kept the audience numbers down on Saturday – though the storms stayed away until […]

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Friday at Palatka 2015

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Spinney Brothers opened the second day of the 2015 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They are becoming crowd favorites at every show. The VW Boys then brought their unique combination of comedy, music, and magic to the stage. They are always a hit. Dry Branch Fire […]

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Gary Hultman to The Boxcars

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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With founding member John Bowman having announced his departure from The Boxcars earlier this month, the band has today welcomed new member Gary Hultman to the group. Gary is a student in the Bluegrass, Country & Old Time Music program at East Tennessee State Universit and will add […]

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John Bowman exits The Boxcars

| June 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
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John Bowman, one of the five founding members of bluegrass supergroup The Boxcars, has announced that he is leaving the band. Over the past few years, Bowman has been increasingly focusing his energy towards preaching and singing in churches, often along the route he travels […]

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The Boxcars with J.D. Crowe

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a bluegrass match made in heaven, for those of you unable to attended the first annual Five String Fest in North Carolina earlier this month. J.D. Crowe sat in with The Boxcars, and the folks at Mountain Home Music captured them on video backstage, […]

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New John Bowman CD in June

| April 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
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John Bowman has been a bluegrass guy most of his life, and because of his particular talents as a singer and multi-instrumentalist, we’s been able to ply his trade at the highest levels of our music. He played guitar with both Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver […]

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Best of 2013: Daniel Mullins vs. Billboard

| December 31, 2013 | 13 Comments
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Billboard, who publishes the (supposedly) quintessential music charts, have released their year-end chart of the Top 15 Bluegrass Albums of 2013. 15. Leaving Eden – Carolina Chocolate Drops 14. Brothers of the Highway – Dailey & Vincent 13. The Living Years – The Isaacs 12. Ahoy! – The Punch Brothers 11. Hammer Down – The […]

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A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well done. That’s the bad […]

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Class Act news – BMR and Crowe with The Boxcars

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Class Act Entertainment has announced the signing of Blue Moon Rising to their talent roster. The East Tennessee-based band is headed by singer/songwriter Chris West on guitar, with Tony Mowell on mandolin, Rusty Ferrell on banjo, and Brandon Bostic on bass. Class Act will now […]

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