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  • Andy Ruff gets two gigs in one

    So how did Indiana dobro man Andy Ruff score two gigs at the same time? The answer is less complicated than you might guess. Owing to a band sharing arrangement between Nathan Stanley and The Bluegrass Outlaws, Andy is now playing with both groups, who make a point to work around

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  • Friday at Nothin’ Fancy 2017

    Little Roy & Lizzy at the 2017 Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Friday was another beautiful day at the Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival. “Sweet Brenda” has handled the evening MC work, and Calvin (aka Him) has handled the afternoon duties. The Jesse Alexander Band from upstate New York

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  • Good news from Jesse McReynolds

    We received this note today from Joy McReynolds, wife of bluegrass mandolin legend Jesse McReynolds. He was hospitalized on Wednesday suffering from severe abdominal pain, where doctors performed surgery to repair a ruptured aneurysm. The surgery is said to have gone well, with Jesse resting comfortably at the hospital. Here is Joy's

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  • Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2017

    The Infamous Stringdusters at the 2017 Rhythm & Roots Reunion - photo by Teresa Gereaux Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion was true to its roots. There was one moment from the Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys set on Sunday afternoon that took the audience all the way back to the

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  • Mary and the Soldier track premiere from Mike Barnett

    Mike Barnett was already a well-regarded musician before accepting the fiddle gig recently with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. His first album was released while he was just 14, and while attending the Berklee College of Music he was invited to join David Grisman's band. Tours with Tony Trischka and

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  • Thursday at the 2017 Nothin’ Fancy Festival

    Jeff Scroggins & Colorado at the 2017 Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Thursday was a beehive of activity at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista, Virginia as the stage show of the 17th Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival kicked off. Circa Blue led off the show with their blend

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  • Sideline to Mountain Home

    Mountain Home Music Company has announced the Sideline, one of the fastest rising bands in bluegrass, to the label. Both are based in western North...

  • Speedy Tolliver passes

    Roy Odell “Speedy” Tolliver, a popular and beloved banjo and fiddle player in the greater Washington, DC area, passed away on September 18. He was...

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