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The Werk Out Festival 2014 | Preview

In less than a month, Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio will be opening its gates once again for The Werk Out Music Festival.  This event, hosted August 7, 8, and 9th is in its fifth year is one you should not miss. The lineup features some of the best bands from around the Midwest, combined with exquisite visual and performance artists. This festival truly shows what the Midwest is about: good music, good friends, and good memories.

Dark Star Jubilee 2014 | Review & Photos

For the third year in a row I had the honor to attend one of my favorite events all year.  There is nothing else in this world that can put a smile on my face quite like a familiar Grateful Dead tune can. This year at Dark Star Jubilee was just as beautiful as the last three. I couldn’t have picked a better way to spend my Memorial Day weekend.

Rumpke Mountain Boys Announce 2013 Fall Tour with David Gans

Jamgrass favorites Rumpke Mountain Boys have announced a 2013 fall tour with very special guests David Gans (host of Grateful Dead Hour) and Elliot Humphries & Be The Moon appearing in select cities.  The tour kicks off with Gans at the award winning quartet's home base - Stanley's Pub in Cincinnati, OH - on Tuesday, November 12th and includes stops in Columbus, OH, Morgantown, WV and Lexington, KY before performing at The Bluebird in Bloomington, IN on Saturday, N

Rumpke Mountain Boys to release new album 'Moon' August 9th

Described as “foot stompin, whiskey spillin, old timey, psychedelic party music”, the Rumpke Mountain Boys have taken the festival circuit by storm, garnering legions of faithful fans along the way with their signature brand of fiery bluegrass aptly named Trashgrass.  Using banjo, mandolin, upright bass, and acoustic guitar, the Rumpke Mountain Boys have molded their own unique style and leave no genre of music untouched.  Named after Rumpke Landfill, the highest point in their home of Hamilton County

3rd Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival Brings Life to Icon

Preparations are underway for the 3rd Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival being held in the hills of southern Indiana at the Official Bean Blossom & Bill Monroe Music Park in beautiful Brown County, May 30–June 1. This is the third of what the festival’s creator, John Hotze, and co-promoter, Dan Dillman, hope to see as an event to preserve the legacy and music of the late John Hartford, one of America’s most beloved songwriter/performers and musicians.

David Gans to join The Rumpke Mountain Boys May 21st - May 24th

On May 21st, award winning bluegrass group The Rumpke Mountain Boys will be welcoming Grateful Dead Hour syndicated radio host, songwriter, and author David Gans to their weekly show at Stanley's Pub in Cincinnati, followed by shows in Indianapolis, IN, Lexington, KY and Louisville, KY, culminating with both acts performing at Dark Star Orchestra's Dark Star Jubilee music festival in Thornville, OH.

Rumpke Mountain Boys | Trashgrass CD Release Party | Review

There are bands that throw a CD Release Party, and there are bands that are a party every time they take the stage, no matter what night of the week it is.  Cincinnati bred fastgrass up and comers The Rumpke Mountain Boys, the region’s ultimate newgrass party band, took over the stage of the Beachland Ballroom, where Yonder Mountain String Band got their start in Cl

Rumpke Mountain Boys | 'Trashgrass' | New Music Review

Throughout much of its history, bluegrass music has been lumped into the category of Country music; however, the last two decades have brought bluegrass out of the shadow of Country with bands like Leftover Salmon, String Cheese Incident, Infamous Stringdusters and The Avett Brothers, and in the process has won over throngs of younger fans with a sort of “New Grass Revival.”  You can now officially add another band to that list – Cincinnati, OH’s Rumpke Mountain Boys.  With their first new release since the departure of bassis

5th Annual Harvest Jam Spreads Good Musical Vibes This Fall

Harvest Jam is one of the most anticipated fall festivals in the Midwest as this temporary musical city pulls folks from all over the region into Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio for a weekend of continuous music and entertainment October 5 - 7.

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