• 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

  • 2020 Florida Bluegrass Classic report

    Remedy Tree bundled up for the cold at the 2020 Florida Bluegrass Classic - photo © Bill Warren A cold front rolled across Florida on Thursday night, and Friday dawned with a chilly north wind. Florida Bluegrass Classic fans bundled up,

  • Florida Bluegrass Classic 2020 gets underway

    Ernie and Debi Evans are busy promoters. They moved directly from the Palatka Bluegrass Festival to the Florida Bluegrass Classic, held at the Florida Classic Park in Brooksville. This festival has grown greatly since its inception and has become a

  • Palatka Bluegrass Festival – Spring 2020

    Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle, and Jerry Salley at the Spring 2020 Palatka Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Ernie and Debi Evans are now the promoters of the Spring Palatka Bluegrass Festival held at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka,

  • Florida winter bluegrass concerts

    Winter in Florida is always a time for bluegrass concerts. The past weekend was no exception. We were able to take in two of them in very different settings. The first was at the Leesburg Arts Center on Saturday evening. It