Bluegrass A La Carte (3/27)

HEAR music, LIKE music, BUY music

It’s so simple and obvious. It’s always been true. It only happens that way, and it only happens in that order. If your online music strategy doesn’t follow that universal truth, then you’re only making it hard for yourself.

Museum party features kickin bluegrass, finger-lickin BBQ

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts “Bluegrass & Barbeque” on Saturday, April 10 from 7 to 10pm. Tap your toes to live bluegrass music from the Kickin Grass Band, indulge in delicious barbecue from Kings Restaurant, and bid on vacation getaways and other interesting items at the Silent Auction. All proceeds benefit the Educators of Excellence Fund, a Museum program that provides unique continuing education opportunities for science teachers across the state.

Jessica Simpson Preps Bluegrass Debut (This is humor, not real news)

According to the terms of her signing, Simpson will tour the bluegrass festival circuit to poor reviews this spring and summer, then be dropped by Rounder when her debut album inevitably tanks. “We just needed a quick, lighthearted fling to take our minds off the recent departure of [longtime Rounder artist] Rhonda Vincent,” commented label co-founder Ken Irwin by email. “This should be hilarious.”

Bluegrass beauty products by Elizabeth Arden

Designed for the woman who longs to smell like the third day of a hot mid-august bluegrass festival, there is deodorant, perfume, body power, etc.

Banjo Barbie (uhmm…)

All three of these festivals were a real hoot and I suggest if there are any bluegrass gatherings in your area – to check them out.

Bluegrass Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (I just liked the title)

This past weekend I attended the Bluegrass Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open Submission Only event in Louisville, KY run by Louisville Martial Arts Academy (a Pedro Sauer Affiliate). This event was organized, well run, and a lot of fun.