Cherryholmes At Cambridge

CherryholmesA couple of days ago we mentioned some of the activities in which Cherryholmes have been involved during the summer so far. Here’s some information to delight English fans of Cherryholmes’ style of bluegrass.

This dynamic family bluegrass band is listed among the acts to appear at the 44th Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, July 31 – August 3.

Formed in April 1999, Cherryholmes has developed into a very accomplished unit with a growing catalogue of very good original material at their disposal. Individually, members are in demand as studio musicians recording on other people’s albums.

The award-winning group already has five CDs, two of which have been released on the prestigious Skaggs Family Records label, and as has been mentioned already, have in the studio working on their next album. Also in the Skaggs Family Recording Studio at the time was a camera man, and video clips revealing some of the recording process are available at the Skaggs Family Records website.

Also available is a clip from Cherryholmes’ appearance at the Glasgow (Scotland) Old Fruitmarket where they recorded Tell Me Why, among other songs, for their contribution to BBC Scotland’s ‘Celtic Connections 2008’ TV series.

Other dates while in England include …

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About the Author

Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics.

A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe.

He wrote the annotated series I’m On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.

  • ut_c-holmes_luvr

    hey, this is awesome…i have thier myspace and cia blogged today that they had luggage troubles but are having fun!

    umm this reminds my why isnt there an more grasscasts? i think the last one is from december 2006