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Blue Ox Music Festival is proud to announce its initial lineup of artists, for the 8th annual Blue Ox Music Festival, to be held the first weekend of summer, on June 23, 24, 25, 2022.

Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes back the summer pilgrimage of Bluegrass, Americana, Roots, and Folk artists, and their devoted music festival fans; returning to the tall pines and hardwoods of northern Wisconsin.

One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, the Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert, will return this year for a special 35th Anniversary virtual edition celebrating Philip Glass’s 85th birthday on March 3, 2022 streaming for the second year in a row via Mandolin, the premiere concert livestream platform for artists, venues and fans.

DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family now in its 13th year, in partnership with High Sierra Music, announced an initial star-studded lineup today. Held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in beautiful Cumberland, MD, DelFest originated from the desire to create a family-friendly music festival celebrating the rich legacy of McCoury music while creating a forum for world-class musical collaborations and to showcase fresh new talent.

Saturday provided everyone at Lockn’ Festival with day three of bright blue skies, a warm late summer sun and a string of performers that left everyone with their eyes wide open and their jaws dropped.  Love Canon, The London Souls and The Punch Brothers got the day started off on a great note, performing energetically and en

The whole Indie phenomenon is what really keeps me generally detached from mainstream popular music. Something never cliqued with me about bands like Radiohead or Arcade Fire. And not that those particular acts would self-apply their music as “indie”, as it usually seems that its listeners that apply the label. Maybe it's the very concept of straying from what was previously donned as hip becoming the new hip.

Despite torrential winds, hard rain and mud pits, I survived Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival along with about 5,000 other bluegrass lovers. The weekend was filled with fiddles, foot-stompin’ and delicious falafels.

As Tim O’Brien and Friends kicked off the final set of RockyGrass 2012, I planted my feet a couple of yards behind the elevated stage. The canopy of treetops overhead, awash in color from the stage lights, absorbed a light drizzle. To my right, the deity of all double bassists, Edgar Meyer, calmly warmed up next to the main stage staircase.

There were bigger, more well-known happenings this past weekend. So what was I doing in the middle of a pasture, in a 1975 Apache Mesa, covering the Grey Fox Music Festival? I was going through initiation. You see, this isn’t a festival. It’s a family; a tight knit group of Northeastern hippies, strict grass fans, old party hounds, their new-picking offspring and countless other factions who are represented in this family-friendly, hard partying, yet responsibly sustaining event.

97.3 KBCO & Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Punch Brothers with The Milk Carton Kids to the Boulder Theater on Sunday, December 9th, 2012.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $26.50 in advance & $29.50 the day of the showThe title of the third Punch Brothers disc for Nonesuch, borrowed from one of their new songs, is more an exhortation than a taunt.

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