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  • Brad Davis lauds Eddie Stubbs

    Those of us who have been in bluegrass since the early 1980s recall legendary broadcaster Eddie Stubbs not so much for his mastery of his on-air persona, but initially from his steady fiddle, bass vocal, and MC work with The Johnson Mountain Boys. His smooth voice and certain command of

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  • Saturday at Joe Val 2017

    Moonshine Falls on the Showcase Stage at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival (2/18/17) - photo © Tara Linhardt Saturday was a really big day at the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, packed full with all sorts of great workshops, monitored slow jams, spontaneous jam sessions throughout the hotel rooms and lobbies, and of

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  • An homage to specialized tribute bands

    The tribute band is nothing new to bluegrass music or to any other genre of music, for that matter. “Beatlemania” was the first one I was ever aware of, but I know the concept is much older than that. Sometimes there’s a fine line between a tribute band and the band

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  • 2017 Florida Bluegrass Classic kicks off in style

    The 2nd annual Florida Bluegrass Classic kicked off on Tuesday evening with a corn bread and beans supper provided by Rosalie Canady. The Classic is held a the Florida Classic Park in Brooksville, Florida. The evening featured several jam sessions and a performance by Billy Droze. Billy started out singing a number

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  • On This Day #50 – Southern Flavor wins a Grammy

    On this Day …. On February 22, 1989, the first bluegrass Grammy was awarded to Bill Monroe, for his MCA album, Southern Flavor (MCA-42133/MCAD-42133). The LP was released in May 1988 and consisted of 10 tracks recorded at the Sound Stage Studio in Nashville. Beginning on January 4, 1988, there were several sessions

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  • Long forgotten Eddie Adcock album coming next month

    You know that awful feeling when you record a seminal bluegrass instrumental album... and then forget about it for 53 years? Yeah... I hate when that happens. It happened to Eddie Adcock and Pete Kuykendall, who just remembered last year that they cut a record for Eddie back in 1963. Pete

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  • Sherri George now booking Blue Highway

    After many years associated with KCA Artists in Nashville, Blue Highway has announced that they will be be bringing booking and representation in-house, with all...

  • Joe Val Bluegrass Festival 2017

    The Joe Val Bluegrass Festival is definitely one of the main events of the bluegrass calendar for pickers, students, and fans of bluegrass anywhere in...

  • Say What You Mean from East Of Monroe

    East Of Monroe is a Virginia/Maryland area band that exists to perform and record original material written by its members. Working together since 2010, they...

  • Grateful Ball live video for Althea

    The Travelin' McCourys and The Jeff Austin Band have released a live video shot during their successful Grateful Ball tour last year. The concept behind the...

  • Saturday at Palatka 2017

    Rhonda Vincent and Daryle Singletary at the February Palatka Bluegrass Festival (2/11/17) - photo © Bill WarrenSaturday at the Palatka Bluegrass Festival was another day of...

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