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Foot-stomping, hand-clapping at Delaware Valley... - Daily Local News

Foot-stomping, hand-clapping at Delaware Valley... - Daily Local News | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


First held on Labor Day Weekend in 1972 in Glasgow, Del., the event was initially known as the Delaware Bluegrass Festival. It remained in Delaware through 1989.

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Larryfest celebrates 17th year with Boxcars

Larryfest celebrates 17th year with Boxcars | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


This year, the Saturday night program included performances by two of the top bluegrass groups in the world — IIIrd Tyme Out and Boxcars, both from Tennessee.

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Last chance to win Wide Open Bluegrass getaway

Last chance to win Wide Open Bluegrass getaway | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Today, August 28, is the last day to enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC, along with hotel accommodations and $500 in travel expenses.
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Interview with Greensky Bluegrass

Interview with Greensky Bluegrass | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Greensky Bluegrass will be back at Town Ballroom on Wednesday September 10th. They are kicking off their tour in Buffalo and they have a new album, If Sorrow Swims, coming out the day prior.
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The Guitar Player’s Guide to Developing Creative Solos

The Guitar Player’s Guide to Developing Creative Solos | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine has published a comprehensive manual on developing solos for acoustic guitar.
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Gittyup Kitty is a Bluegrass Band With Punk and Pop Pedigree

Gittyup Kitty is a Bluegrass Band With Punk and Pop Pedigree | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

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Marni Pickens wasn't always the easy-going bluegrass picker she is today. "I'm a rocker chick," she says.

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FreshGrass Festival Kicks Off with a Great Start

FreshGrass Festival Kicks Off with a Great Start | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Kicking off the FreshGrass festivities on Friday, September 19, will be an extra-special collaboration between two all-time favorite bluegrass artists, flatpicker Michael Daves and banjoist Tony Trischka. It will be the first time at the festival for both of them, and this pairing sets the stage for the first annual FreshGrass Duo Award the following morning. - See more at: http://www.cybergrass.com/node/3955#sthash.6YIixebF.dpuf

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Wanderlust – The Davidson Brothers

Wanderlust – The Davidson Brothers | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
While they generate headlines in their native Australia, The Davidson Brothers aren’t nearly as well known in the US, something they hope to remedy with their showcase appearances at the 2014 World of Bluegrass convention coming up next month.
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Music + beer + heat = Southern Brewers

Music + beer + heat = Southern Brewers | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


—Greensky Bluegrass: With a new album due out in just a few weeks, Greensky Bluegrass is smoking-hot right now.

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Lots of videos--including Cabinet and Greensky Bluegrass

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Balsam Range leads North Carolina with four IBMA nominations

Balsam Range leads North Carolina with four IBMA nominations | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Balsam Range, Darin and Brooke Aldridge, Jens Kruger, Town Mountain, Steep Canyon Rangers and Bobby Hicks are among this year's IBMA Awards nominees from North Carolina.
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Congrads NC!

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A Bluegrass Spin Shout Out to Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers

A Bluegrass Spin Shout Out to Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Cleveland may rock but Cincinnati is pickin’ and grinnin’ with Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers, Cincinnati’s only all female acoustic band! These gals are playing bluegrass style music with a side of traditional and old-timey music.
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More from Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

More from Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
In 2008, Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer released a self-titled album of mandolin and bass duets they had co-written.
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First IBMA Film Festival To Launch During World of Bluegrass 2014!

First IBMA Film Festival To Launch During World of Bluegrass 2014! | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Eight film projects – including two spotlighted feature films – have been selected to kick off the inaugural IBMA Film Festival, which will take place during the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass event, Sept. 30 – October 4, in Raleigh, NC.

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Live album coming from Chris Jones

Live album coming from Chris Jones | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Live At The Old Feed Store will be the next release from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers. Recorded on two successive nights in Cobden, IL during the summer of 2013, it is due to hit October 7.
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New Collection "Cold Spell" from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

New Collection "Cold Spell" from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Fans of Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen’s live show will certainly enjoy the band’s latest effort, Cold Spell, a ten-track collection out now from Compass Records.
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Americana awards reveal 2014 lifetime award winners, performers, presenters

Americana awards reveal 2014 lifetime award winners, performers, presenters | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

First off, previously announced lifetime achievement award recipients Loretta Lynn, Jackson Browne, Taj Mahal and Flaco Jimenez will all perform at the September 17 awards show.

 
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Enjoy World of Bluegrass All Expenses Played! Enter by Aug. 29

Enjoy World of Bluegrass All Expenses Played! Enter by Aug. 29 | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

The prize package includes hotel and more. Must enter before August 29. Enter the contest now.

 

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The Lonely Heartstring Band bring bluegrass to Route 27 Arts

The Lonely Heartstring Band bring bluegrass to Route 27 Arts | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

The Lonely Heartstring Band was born as a wedding band, hired for one wedding to play only Beatles repertoire on traditional bluegrass instruments.
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The best country music albums of 2014

The best country music albums of 2014 | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Clockwise: Holly Williams, Amanda Rheaume, John Fullbright and Red Molly.


The new album from Holly Williams, grandaughter of Hank Williams and daughter of Hank Jr, features classy, classic country songs that show off the singer's rich voice.





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New procedures for IBMA Gig Fair in 2014

New procedures for IBMA Gig Fair in 2014 | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
We’ve written many times before about the multiple reasons someone might consider attending the IBMA World of Bluegrass convention – the expressly business portion held during the week, before the Awards Show and weekend festival.
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Interview with Sam Bush - about Newgrass bands

Interview with Sam Bush - about Newgrass bands | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

I like the Infamous Stringdusters, Greensky Bluegrass, Steep Canyon Rangers, Uncle Earl and the ones that are still young bands but you might not think of them that way, like Yonder Mountain  String Band and Leftover Salmon.

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The Boxcars Lead the Nominations for 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards

The Boxcars Lead the Nominations for 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

August 13, 2014

NASHVILLE, TN,  – Nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced today at a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee, with The Boxcars leading the pack with ten nominations for the band and their individual members. They’re followed by Blue Highway with nine nominations, and The Del McCoury Band with six nominations. (A full list of nominations appears at the end of this press release.)


 

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Announce Album And Tour

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Announce Album And Tour | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Ace banjo strummers Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn have announced the October 7th release of their eponymous debut album on Rounder Records.
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All-female Nashville band blends their own sound of 'man-grass' - Enterprise-Record

All-female Nashville band blends their own sound of 'man-grass' - Enterprise-Record | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
They recently won the Emerging Artist of the Year Award at the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Association's conference, and their latest album, This World Oft Can Be on Rounder Records, was nominated for a Grammy in the Bluegrass Category.
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Steep Canyon Rangers announce 2014 Mountain Song Festival dates

Steep Canyon Rangers announce 2014 Mountain Song Festival dates | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


Western North Carolina's popular Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass band has announced the dates and guests for its eighth annual Mountain Song Festival in Brevard.

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Ten Youth Bands for IBMA Street Festival in Raleigh!

Ten Youth Bands for IBMA Street Festival in Raleigh! | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
The International Bluegrass Music Association Youth Council has chosen the ten bands who will perform on the Youth Stage at the Wide Open Bluegrass Street Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 as part of the World of Bluegrass event.
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