• First class weekend for Bluegrass First Class

    Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive at Bluegrass First Class 2023 - photo by Gary Hatley Even without its visionary at the helm, Bluegrass First Class in Asheville ran flawlessly, and presented another outstanding weekend of music for its 28th year. Milton

  • Kickoff day at Bluegrass First Class 2023

    For the best in bluegrass this weekend, Asheville's Crowne Pointe Plaza is the place to be. Friday kicked off promoter Milton Harkey's 28th year of Bluegrass First Class, and it did not disappoint. Day one of the three-day event featured performances

  • More from Bluegrass First Class 2020

    Rhonda Vincent with Caroline Williamson and her new mandolin at Bluegrass First Class - photo by Sandy Hatley Bluegrass First Class was a weekend filled with great music, unique presentations, and numerous celebrations. Not only was promoter Milton Harkey honored for

  • Bluegrass First Class celebrates 25 years

    Bluegrass First Class celebrated its silver anniversary this past weekend in Asheville, NC. Promoter, Milton Harkey, was honored during Friday evening’s show. Kelly Epperson, general manager of WPAQ Radio in Mt. Airy, NC, conducted the presentation. “This is quite an evening,” Epperson