Tag: Volume Five

Saturday photos from Newell Lodge

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Saturday afternoon turned sunny and warm for the last day of the Newell Lodge Festival. Frances Mooney and Fontanna Sunset kicked the day off, and were followed by the Amanda and Scott Anderson Band. Amanda is another of the fine young singers emerging in bluegrass. […]

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Friday at Newell Lodge

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Friday dawned dry, but chilly at the Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival in Folkston, GA. Our emcee, Irby Brown, livened up the day and brought smiles to everyone’s faces and Big Cypress Bluegrass from Florida began chasing the chill away with their upbeat music. The Trinity River Band […]

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Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival preview

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival runs from March 6 - 8 at Newell Lodge in Folkston, GA, a beautiful setting for a festival. Early arrivals are enjoying the lovely weather, and were treated to jams both Monday and Tueday evening. Monday was warm and the jam was held in […]

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Delta Reign, Volume Five have new representation

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Two Alabama-based bluegrass groups have recently announced changes in representation. Delta Reign and Volume Five have both signed with the Dendler Management Agency in Dayton, OH. They join Trinity River Band, Skip Cherryholmes Quintet, and New Outlook working with Marsha Dendler. Dendler has been working in Artist […]

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More from Gettysburg, Spring 2013

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Here are Frank Baker’s images from Saturday at the 2013 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.  

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New mando man for Volume Five

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Volume Five has announced Harry Clark as the new mandolinist with the band. Harry hails from Searcy, AR where he got started on mandolin at the age of 10. He picked up guitar a few years later and started performing regionally with his family in […]

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Getting Ready For A Baby from Volume Five

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Fever Records has released a very advance single from a Christmas-themed album due in the Fall of 2013. It’s a track from Volume Five, a new song from Jerry Salley called Getting Ready For A Baby. It’s a lovely ballad telling the story of Mary […]

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Rich Man’s Daughter from Volume Five

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Another new single dropping today is Rich Man’s Daughter, the first release from Volume Five’s next project, Run. It is due on Mountain Fever in February 2013. The song tells the familiar tale of a poor suitor wooing a pretty girl from a wealthy family. […]

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Jeff Partin to Volume Five

| June 27, 2012 | 2 Comments
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Volume Five has announced that Jeff Partin, of Ella Jay, GA, is the new guitarist with the band. At 19 years old, Jeff has already spent several years playing bluegrass music, and had the honor to play on the Opry with Mike Snyder when he […]

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Bean Blossom – a first-timer’s visit

| June 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

When I was learning to play banjo in the mid-1970′s, one of the first albums I bought was the two-album live recording from the Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom festival, which became one of my favorites and a great source of material to learn from Bill […]

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