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  • 13 year old Cash Staub offers tribute to Del McCoury

    Ever since Del McCoury hit it big in the early 2000s, at the ripe old age of 64, fans of hard-edged traditional bluegrass have been known to mutter, "Where will the next Del McCoury come from?" Well... we may have an answer for you. It could well come in the person

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  • Spring Street and Baker Family to Turnberry Records and Management

    Turnberry Records and Management, located in Rancho Mirage, CA, has announced two new acts that have signed on for representation and management by the agency, headed by Keith Barnacastle of The Bluegrass Standard magazine. The Baker Family are a Missouri-based bluegrass act featuring guitarist Carrie Baker, and her children Trustin (20)

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  • Jay Armsworthy wins 2019 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award

    Congratulations to Jay Armsworthy, long time bluegrass performer and radio host in the Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland, who has been honored with a 2019 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. These awards are distributed annually to outstanding stewards of Maryland’s living cultural traditions. Each year the

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  • Bluegrass Beyond Borders: The Small Glories Make a Big Impact

    Cara Luft and JD Edwards, the prime members of the Canadian combo known as the Small Glories, mine a sound drawn directly from a distinct rootsy regimen. With their close knit harmonies and an archival folk-like feel, their music taps into tradition while maintaining its contemporary credence. Now, two albums on,

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  • Tulsa Strings – a home for fiddles in Oklahoma

    The story begins in Red Wing, MN at Minnesota State College Southeast, a technical and community college, an educational institution where students learn about wood, tools, trees, and basic principles and techniques of violin repair. Holding the honor of being the only instrument repair program in America that is structured

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  • Josh Trivett outruns the Reaper

    Josh Trivett has become a familiar figure in bluegrass music this past few years. His agency, Moonstruck Management, handles the careers of heavy hitters, like...

  • Government on Horseback video from Si Kahn

    Si Kahn, folksinger, songwriter, playwright, and general purpose agitator, turned 75 last month. A series of events celebrating his many achievements are set throughout 2019,...

  • John Goodson passes

    John Goodson, 54, banjo-picker with the NC-based bluegrass Gospel group, The Gospel Plowboys, recognized by their motto "Pray before you play," tight four-part harmonies, and...

  • Happy 80th to Dave Freeman!

    Happy Birthday to David Freeman! We hope that you have a wonderful day.  Dave Freeman’s life has been reasonably-well documented in these pages; with this reflective...

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