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  • Mark Giejda passes

    Bluegrass Today expresses our grief on the passing of Mark Giejda, husband of bluegrass artist and valued client, Cindy G. Many folks noted Cindy's absence during the recent World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh last month, especially with her new Moonshiner's Daughter album just released. Mark was taken ill suddenly and

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  • Track Preview: Jonah from Martha Spencer

    Martha Spencer comes by her mountain music roots the old fashioned way. No college-trained folklorist, she lived the life via her family and their Whitetop Mountain Band, performing old time music across the Appalachian region and around the world. At a very young age, Martha was flatfoot dancing and singing

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  • Little Roy & Lizzy, Bradley Walker win Dove Awards

    Last night in Nashville, the Gospel Music Association presented their 49th annual Dove Awards at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. GMA welcomes and honors Gospel music in every style, and awards are presented across the genres. Two are specifically oriented towards bluegrass and roots music. The Little Roy & Lizzy Show won with

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  • 2019 Hazel Dickens Song Contest now accepting entries

    The 2019 Hazel Dickens Song Contest, sponsored by the DC Bluegrass Union, is now accepting entries. Songs are considered in the bluegrass and Gospel categories, from songwriters for whom less than 50% of their income is derived from songwriting royalties. The contest was initiated to honor the memory of Hazel Dickens, who

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  • Studio-inspired haiku to while the time away

    Greetings from the studio! When recording a record, CD, or long play album (a term we need to revive), it’s pretty intense, and I rarely have time to come up with anything funny for this weekly column. Or even anything not funny. What I will do, though, is continue my long-neglected

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  • Andy Goessling passes

    Andy Goessling on stage with Railroad Earth - photo © Dylan Langille Andy Goessling, co-founder and multi-instrumentalist with jamgrass favorites, Railroad Earth, has died. Not much information has been released, though the band has confirmed Andy's passing, and no cause of death has been indicated. That being said, Goessling has been undergoing medical treatment

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  • Welcome Wren Burge!

    West Virginia bluegrass singer, songwriter, and bandleader Rachel Burge and her husband, Brian, are celebrating the arrival of their second child, Wren Rachelle Burge. She was...

  • Michael Lindsey passes

    Fans of The Lindsey Family, a bluegrass Gospel group from central Kentucky, are mourning with the family today.  Michael John Daniel Lindsey, who played mandolin with...

  • 2018 Scott Street Five String Finals winners

    Jim Hurst (judge), Henry Coatney, Caleb Coatney, Austin Hefflefinger, Claire Childress, Steve Lewis (accompanist), Taylor Parks, Victor Furtado (judge), Jacob Moretz - photo by Dave Parrish Photography This...

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