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  • Track Premiere: The Other Side from Lonely Heartstring Band

    Boston's Lonely Heartstring Band have struck me from the start as one of the most unique and significant young groups in bluegrass music. They legitimately go their own way, without leaving behind the traditions and instrumentation that have informed the music since the late '40s. Yes, their original songs are distinctively

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  • Watermelon Park Fest moved to Clarke County Ruritan

    The venerable Watermelon Park festival in Berryville, VA is another event that has been affected by the flooding associated with Hurricane Florence. Bluegrass music has been hosted at the Watermelon Park Campground since 1960, which they claim as the first outdoor bluegrass festival ever. Initially, it was billed as a Bluegrass

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  • Track Premiere: Big Train from Jeff Scroggins & Colorado

    Patuxent Records has released the first single from their upcoming project for Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, just ahead of their reign as featured showcase artists next week at World of Bluegrass in Raleigh. The band is based around the rich baritone voice of guitarist Greg Blake and the snazzy banjo of

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  • Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival 2018

    Driving up the winding road to Poppy Mountain, the buzz of ATV’s gradually mixed with the music festival-goers come to enjoy year after year in Morehead, KY. We noted the infamous signs of the festival’s past artists along the entrance road while the smell of corndogs, French fries, and Italian

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  • Thursday at 2018 Nothin’ Fancy Festival

    Nothin' Fancy at the Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Thursday at the 2018 Nothin’ Fancy Festival was another warm one. But that didn’t slow down festival managers and hosts Robyn and Willie Wines. They each always have a smile and a good word for everyone. David Parmley and Cardinal

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  • Daniel Pugh to Kevin Prater Band

    Daniel Pugh is one of the newest youngsters on the professional bluegrass circuit, joining the Kevin Prater Band on upright bass. The 17-year-old high school senior from Biscoe, NC, played a gig with the band in mid-August in Cambridge, Ohio. Prater thought so much of his playing that he offered Pugh

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