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Lockn' Festival 2014 | Preview

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:14 am

If achieving a balance in diversity is a music festival’s key to success, then Dave Frey and Peter Shapiro have truly created the most dynamically integrated festival experience of all time. The Lockn’ Music Festival isn’t another colossal gathering from bandwagon fans there to see a couple of big name headliners mixed in with who-else-knows.

Robbie McCoury | The Five String Flame Thrower | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:40 pm

The McCoury family legacy is one of the richest in bluegrass. Father Del McCoury was a crucial member of Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys and achieved legendary status with his souring lead vocals on signature Monroe songs and originals. His band is a family band, and has been for a while.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2014 | Review

Submitted by Stites McDaniel on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:05 pm

The pop-up and its small footprint we would call home for the next 4 nights was ready. The sun had long since set and the kids were happily snuggled under doubled over blankets in the 1975 Apache Mesa. The evening’s cold temperatures were more than the few packed layers of cotton could defend against, so Laura and I were doing our best to think warm thoughts and be thankful for the reprieve from last year’s unbearable heat as we sat outside in the still and dewy night.  Her vapor filled exhalation was caught in the beam from her headlamp, over top of the festival’s program.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2014 | Preview

Submitted by Stites McDaniel on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:45 am

An unbelievable line-up. Food made fresh, local and right. Camping that’s just enough jam-session, just enough ‘kick back and watch the sunset.’ An energy that is beyond description. It’s the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in the foothills of the Catksills outside of Albany, NY, July 17-20 and its high time you came to this premier bluegrass extravaganza. Nickel Creek has reunited and the Del McCoury Band will be there to celebrate for 2 nights in honor of silver haired leader’s 75th birthday.

Rob McCoury set to release first solo album in August

Submitted by Groove On Music on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:00 am

Strike up a conversation with Rob McCoury, and it won’t take long for you to realize that you’ve met one of the most easygoing musicians around—a guy who’s happy to chat with just about anyone on just about anything, or to just quietly watch and enjoy what’s going on around him.  When he puts on his banjo picks, though, it’s another story.  “My first love will always be traditional bluegrass,” he says with a smile.  “When it’s right, there’s just nothing better.

Travelin McCourys w/ Bill Nershi | Fox Theater | 3/12/14 | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Sat, 03/15/2014 - 7:11 pm

The greatest thing about The Travelin' McCourys, or Del’s Boys, is that they are so open to collaboration. They were bread in a family of musical versatility that never limited any possibility if they could do something interesting.

Delfest Announces 2014 Lineup, Including Del, SCI, Yonder, RRE

Submitted by Groove On Music on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:05 am

The hardest part of any festival is continuing to not only march out strong lineups year after year, but marching out a lineup that the fans feel is the strongest yet.  DelFest continues to rise to the challenge, and once again, organizers feel like they are on track to give the fans exactly what they want.The most notable new name on this year’s line up is The String Cheese IncidentBilly Nershi has been at almost every DelFest in one configuration

Sierra Hull Added to "Ashes of Love" Benefit Concert

Submitted by Hope River Ent… on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 8:13 pm

Sierra Hull and Kathy Chiavola have been added to the “Ashes of Love” benefit concert for Steve Thomas & Family taking place Thursday, February 20th at the Ernest Tubb Troubadour Theater located at 2416 Music Valley Drive in Nashville. Parking is free. Doors will open at 6:00 pm and the concert begins at 6:45 pm.

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