• Special C does the UK in ’17

    This report on Special Consensus' 2017 tour of the UK is a contribution from bandleader and banjo picker Greg Cahill. Special C embarked on our bi-annual tour of Ireland/England/Wales/Scotland on January 9 for a 26 concurrent day performance schedule. Rick, Dan

  • Smoky Mountains Strong benefit show in February

    Here's yet another benefit scheduled in support of those who suffered losses during the November wildfires that raged through parts of east Tennessee. Smoky Mountain Strong will be held February 10-11 in Pigeon Forge, TN with ticket proceeds going to the

  • Weekend photos from Yee Haw Junction 2017

    Friday was another day of top notch bluegrass music at the 2017 Yee Haw Music Fest. The day was kicked off by The Cunninghams, who provided a mix of bluegrass and classic country tunes. Monroe Crossing from Minnesota made their

  • Thursday at Yee Haw Junction ’17

    Alligator Alley performs at the 2017 Yee Haw Junction Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren MC Jo Odom welcomed the crowd to the first day of the stage show by introducing singer and radio personality, Greg Bird. Greg sings classic

  • 2017 YeeHaw Junction Bluegrass Festival

    The 2017 edition of the Yee Haw Junction Bluegrass Festival kicked off before we arrived on site. The Darrel Webb band performed Tuesday evening. Wednesday saw a potluck for early arrivals. Greg Bird then hosted an open mic session in

  • Dailey & Vincent LandFest moves to Georgia

    Dailey & Vincent have announced that their 5th annual annual bluegrass festival, LandFest, is moving from its original home in Denton, NC to the mountains of Hiawassee, GA for this fall. Now titled the Dailey & Vincent LandFest in the

  • A visit to the Woodbine Opry

    One of the fun things about traveling around this great country is finding local music venues and local musicians. We found one such place a couple of years ago in Woodbine, Georgia. It is called the Woodbine Opry. It has

  • Special Consensus ready for Europe

    It’s that time of year; well, every other year. As we welcome the new year Special Consensus are busy getting ready for a tour of the UK and Ireland, “26 straight days of traveling and performing on the same day”, says