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  • The Long Way Forward from Chandler Beavers

    West Virginia mandolinist Chandler Beavers has a new single, an original instrumental of his called The Long Way Forward. Beavers skirts the line between contemporary bluegrass and jamgrass, and he says this new tune shows the influence of both sides of the divide. "The Long Way Forward is an original instrumental that

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  • Bluegrass in La Roche Street Festival offers free music

    One very attractive feature of the Bluegrass in La Roche weekend is its street festival, where bands play free concerts on the terraces of the bars and restaurants around the La Roche-sur-Foron town center, at the foot of the French Alps. With one exception (Indian duo Grassy Strings), only bands not

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  • Final images from Gettysburg, Spring 2023

    Caroline Owens at the Spring 2023 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - photo © Frank Baker Here is the final gallery of Frank Baker's photos from the May '23 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Many thanks to Frank for sharing all these terrific images.

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  • I Can’t Stand Me – new single from The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

    Sound Biscuit Records is the home for the latest release from The Po' Ramblin' Boys, a bluegrass mashup of two country classics from Merle Haggard and Lefty Frizzell. Featuring guitarist Josh Rinkel on the lead vocal, this new track combines Haggard's I Can't Stand Me, from his 1966 album, Swinging Doors,

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  • Heart of the Ozarks Bluegrass Association celebrates 40 years

    The Heart of the Ozarks Bluegrass Association, located in West Plains, south-central Missouri, is celebrating four decades of music. The stated purpose of HOBA is "to further the education and the enjoyment of bluegrass music." All its officers and board members serve on a volunteer basis, and the association derives

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  • Earl’s Granada makes it to the Country Music Hall of Fame

    On Monday afternoon, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum officially accepted the donation of Earl Scruggs' iconic Granada banjo into their permanent collection. This is the legendary banjo that Earl obtained in a swap with Don Reno in 1949, a 1930 Gibson Granada, which he used shortly after taking

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  • Don’t Hold Back drops for Rick Faris

    Dark Shadow Recording has a new single for bluegrass singer/songwriter Rick Faris, an upbeat gospel number that he wrote with Evan Dickerson. The Missouri native grew...

  • Don Kissil passes 

    The former editor-in-chief of the bluegrass-orientated magazine, Pickin', Don Kissil, passed away on May 18, 2023.  He was 89 years old.  A familiar face at so...

  • Meet Dr. Rodney Dillard!

    On May 19, Rodney Dillard, the lone surviving original member of The Dillards, who introduced bluegrass music, Ozark style, to America on television in the...

  • It’s Just Me – Larry Sparks

    When thinking of Larry Sparks, the one word that comes to mind is soul. It's a word that not only sums up his crooning vocal...

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