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Butch Robins releases Christmas singles

Butch Robins releases Christmas singles | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Former Blue Grass Boy Butch Robins has released a pair of singles for the Christmas season, which he hopes you will make part of your music mix over the holidays.
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Bela Fleck to Play Telluride Bluegrass with Colorado Symphony Orchestra - jambands.com

Bela Fleck to Play Telluride Bluegrass with Colorado Symphony Orchestra - jambands.com | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it



Béla Fleck and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra will perform at the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

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Organic sound in a digital age - Minnesota Daily

Organic sound in a digital age - Minnesota Daily | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Steep Canyon Rangers won the 2013 Grammy for best bluegrass album with their fifth record, “Nobody Knows You.” Though the band was relatively unheard of when they began playing together about 14 years ago in North Carolina, a series of fortunate events led them to the forefront of the bluegrass music scene.

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2014 Bluegrass Grammy nominees

2014 Bluegrass Grammy nominees | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
The 2014 Grammy nominees were announced on Friday evening. In the midst of the cavalcade of glitzy stars was news of the all-important Best Bluegrass Album.
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Greensky Bluegrass Announce Winter Tour Dates / Jamband News

Greensky Bluegrass Announce Winter Tour Dates / Jamband News | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Photo by Dylan Langille. Wrapping up a banner year in 2013 with Strings & Sol next week and topping it off with New Year's Eve at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI, Greensky Bluegrass announces 17 Winter Tour dates.
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Bluegrass Music Grammy Award Nominations Announced - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Bluegrass Music Grammy Award Nominations Announced - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Grammy Award Nominations Announced! The Boxcars, Dailey & Vincent, Della Mae, James King and the Del McCoury Band lead off for the Best Bluegrass Album Grammy Award nominations.

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Charm City Folk And Bluegrass Festival To Return For Year Two - JamBase

Charm City Folk And Bluegrass Festival To Return For Year Two - JamBase | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Charm City Folk And Bluegrass Festival To Return For Year Two
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Last year marked the debut of the Charm City Folk And Bluegrass Festival, which took place before a capacity crowd.
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All-Female Bluegrass Band to Make Opry Debut

All-Female Bluegrass Band to Make Opry Debut | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
DELLA MAE TO MAKE GRAND OLE OPRY DEBUT ON DECEMBER 10, 2013 The group, who were voted Emerging Artist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, will be making their Opry Debut along side country stars Martina McBride and Rascal...
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Bob Amos working on Bluegrass Album

Bob Amos working on Bluegrass Album | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
We got a note recently from Bob Amos, whose current band, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, has been featured at concerts and festivals in the northeast this past 2013 season. “I am working on a new bluegrass album.
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This Is Cabinet – Set II

This Is Cabinet – Set II | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Cabinet is a young bluegrass/Americana band from northeastern Pennsylvania who have made their bones with a high-energy, high-volume live show.
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Simple Little Town – Unspoken Tradition

Simple Little Town – Unspoken Tradition | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Bluegrass music has often celebrated the life of the working man and the small town he lives in. North Carolina’s Unspoken Tradition, a new group based out of Asheville and Cherryville, embodies that theme in their debut release, Simple Little Town.
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December 2013 - Bluegrass Nation

December 2013 - Bluegrass Nation | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Welcome to the December 2013 issue of IB! As we jam away 2013, we must remark what an incredible year it was for bluegrass, and for IBMA. We've seen new faces and new places, and we're encouraged by the growth..

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For the bluegrass picker on your list…

For the bluegrass picker on your list… | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
I don’t know if you participate in the relatively new Black Friday ritual or not, but if so, I hope you found what you were looking for last weekend, and more importantly, I hope you avoided any fatal trampling incidents.
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Bluegrass with a little bit of rock 'n' roll - UpperMichigansSource.com

Bluegrass with a little bit of rock 'n' roll - UpperMichigansSource.com | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP -- If you like the sound of bluegrass music with a hint of rock 'n' roll, you might want to head to the Orpheum Theater in Hancock.The bluegrass band, called Chasin' Steel, has been together for over a decade.

 

 

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Lonesome River Band plays Bluegrass in the Bluegrass - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Lonesome River Band plays Bluegrass in the Bluegrass - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

 Lexington, KY -- One of the most respected names in bluegrass music plays Lebanon, Kentucky during a festival of bluegrass music. Award-winning Lonesome River Band headlines the January 24-25, 2014, event

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Bluegrass Underground Announces PBS Taping Lineup - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Bluegrass Underground Announces PBS Taping Lineup - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
The fourth season of PBS' Emmy-winning Bluegrass Underground series - the best looking and sounding music on television - will feature some of the biggest names in bluegrass, Americana, roots-rock and the cutting edges of acoustic music.
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Nothin' Fancy's First Christmas Album Available Now!

Nothin' Fancy's First Christmas Album Available Now! | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
From the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia,  one of the most entertaining bands in the bluegrass genre, Nothin’ Fancy has just released their first Christmas Album.
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Steep Canyon Rangers ride beyond bluegrass music - Lexington Herald Leader

Steep Canyon Rangers ride beyond bluegrass music - Lexington Herald Leader | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


Then the harmonies swell while maintaining a sensibility more in line with the early country-folk sounds of early-'70s Austin, Texas, than of bluegrass.

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Grammy Nom for IT'S JUST A ROAD (The Boxcars) - Bluegrass Nation

Grammy Nom for IT'S JUST A ROAD (The Boxcars) - Bluegrass Nation | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Both eloquently and quite simply, Adam Steffey summed up the process, the project and the band philosophy in general with characteristic aplomb, saying “What's wrong with just playing good bluegrass?” Good bluegrass ...
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Introducing Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run

Introducing Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Those of us who have been following bluegrass closely this past decade or so don’t need an introduction to Rebecca Frazier, or her band Hit & Run.
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On-Line Guitar Lessons At No Cost!

On-Line Guitar Lessons At No Cost! | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
ArtistWorks, today announced the upcoming launch of their new Acoustic Guitar 101 School.
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Tour Dates | Greensky Bluegrass Winter Tour - JamBase

Tour Dates | Greensky Bluegrass Winter Tour - JamBase | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


The Greensky Bluegrass fellas are true road warriors and that trend will continue into 2014 with athe announcement of a winter tour.

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On The Outside Looking Out from Leon Hunt

On The Outside Looking Out from Leon Hunt | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Mel Bay has released a new banjo book written by Leon Hunt, intended for serious and adventurous students of the instrument.
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Tales from Fragment’s reunion tour – Day 5

Tales from Fragment’s reunion tour – Day 5 | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Fragment, one of the most popular central European bluegrass bands ever, is celebrating their 30th anniversary by doing a reunion tour. Bass player and vocalist Jana Mougin is chronicling their tour for us at Bluegrass Today.
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The Bluegrass Situation rolls out new e-newsletter - Bluegrass Nation

The Bluegrass Situation rolls out new e-newsletter - Bluegrass Nation | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Welcome to our very first Sitch newsletter! At some point over the past year, you've signed up to join this amazing community and we're excited to unveil the next stage in bringing that community together.
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