• 2021 Norwalk Music Festival is underway

    The Norwalk Music Festival in northern Ohio is dedicated to raising money for Alzheimer's research, as promoter Kurt Hickman lost his father to this devastating disease. Bluegrass fans from several states gather for this event each year. The stage show kicked off

  • Charlotte Bluegrass Festival is back in 2021!

    Host band Harbourtown at the 2021 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival In short: We are back! The 48th/49th Charlotte Bluegrass Festival kicked off Wednesday evening after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 festival. Promoter Wes Pettinger spent time going through

  • Mike Dean passes

    The Ohio bluegrass family has lost a beloved member. "Big Mike" Dean, who played banjo with New Outlook, passed away on May 4. He was 64 years of age. Mike always had a ready smile, a good joke (sometimes at your

  • Throwback pictures from Candidpix

    We are all in this “social distancing” boat together even though we are far apart. I thought it would brighten all of our days to look back at some of the pictures from the Candidpix.info archives. These are from the 2004 Charlotte,

  • The Freightliners in Winter Garden, FL

    Friday evening was a good one for bluegrass music at the Stage Stop Campground in Winter Garden, Florida. The campground provides a number of different types of entertainment for the residents including bingo, potlucks, ladies luncheons, and music. Check them