• Florida Bluegrass Classic debuts in Brooksville

    Evans Media Source (Debi and Ernie Evans) are presenting the first Florida Bluegrass Classic at the Florida Classic Park in Brooksville this week. Preliminary activities kicked of Tuesday with a soup beans and cornbread supper, jamming, square dancing, and a

  • More from Palatka – February 2016

    Saturday at the Palatka Bluegrass Festival opened with a Gospel sing in front of the stage. Around 20 musicians joined in. At the same time Norman and Judy Adams were hard at work taking reservations for next year’s show. The Marksmen opened

  • Friday at Palatka 2016

    Every bluegrass festival has its surprises, and Friday at Palatka was no exception. The day started with an open stage. Two youngsters went out and played several tunes on guitar and mandolin – and very well. The boys are 11 year

  • Palatka Bluegrass Festival – February 2016

    The 12th February Palatka Bluegrass festival opened Thursday at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch. Florida band Penny Creek opened the show. Greg Cahill brought Special Consensus to the stage. Special C is in its 41st year of touring and always brings top notch music

  • Woodbine Opry in Georgia

    While many in the bluegrass world were in Nashville taking in the events at SPBGMA, small local venues were continuing their shows. One such venue is the Woodbine Opry. The Woodbine Opry is located in Woodbine, Georgia north of Jacksonville, Florida. The Opry

  • 40th annual Jekyll Island Bluegrass

    The 40th Jekyll Island Bluegrass festival, hosted by Norman and Judy Adams, kicked off with Volume 5. This group has rapidly become a festival favorite on the bluegrass circuit. The Gary Waldrep band continued its string of consecutive appearances on the Jekyll stage.

  • Michigan bluegrass in early December

    Bill Warren was a busy boy over the weekend, taking in (and photographing) two different bluegrass events in his part of the world. On Friday, December 4th the Kentuckians of Michigan hosted a meeting and jam session of the Southeast Michigan Bluegrass

  • Saturday at SOIMF 2015

    Saturday at SOIMF - to regulars, and the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival to everyone else - kicked off with a breakfast for the members of the Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers Fan Club. Kenny Smith, Buddy Robertson, and Michael

  • Newell Lodge 2015

    The weekend of October 10th saw the first Newell Lodge bluegrass festival promoted by Ernie and Debi Evans. They are now working with Harvin Carter and his family to promote festivals on this site in Folkston, GA. This first effort was very