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Family at center of bluegrass singer Stacy Grubb's success - Daily Mail - Charleston

Family at center of bluegrass singer Stacy Grubb's success - Daily Mail - Charleston | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Family at center of bluegrass singer Stacy Grubb's success
Daily Mail - Charleston
But when she was in her 20s and living in Knoxville, Tenn., her dad started a bluegrass band and invited her to sing with him occasionally.
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Ramblin' Rhodes: The Grascals bookend bluegrass dates in Newberry, Augusta

The award-winning bluegrass music band The Grascals returns to this area to perform Oct. 10 in Newberry, S.C., and on Oct. 18 in Augusta. 

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Forever Bluegrass: Fall festival debuts this weekend - Oct. 12-13 - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Forever Bluegrass: Fall festival debuts this weekend - Oct. 12-13 - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chris Hill (banjo), left, and Tom Feller (mandolin) front Feller & Hill and the Blue- grass Buckaroos.

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OIBF 2013 in Guthrie

OIBF 2013 in Guthrie | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Guthrie, Oklahoma’s 17th annual International Bluegrass Festival (OIBF) brought together music fans from across the United States to hear performers from around the world.
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New Music: Bluegrass, Americana and More

New Music: Bluegrass, Americana and More | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
When the fall season rolls around, new releases stack up quickly. Here are some
highlights from an abundant harvest of new Americana and bluegrass albums over the last four or five weeks.
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Top Honors for Australian Bluegrass Artist, Kristy Cox!

Top Honors for Australian Bluegrass Artist, Kristy Cox! | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Multi-award-winning Australian Bluegrass artist Kristy Cox adds two new honors to her already multi-award winning career with recent wins at the Australian Independent Country Music Awards.
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Review & Photos: Saturday at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 - The Bay Bridged

Review & Photos: Saturday at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 - The Bay Bridged | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


Welcome back ya'll! I do hope you enjoyed Chapter 1. Chapter 2 begins bright and early on Saturday, back at the Arrow stage with Kat Edmonson.

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Ricky Skaggs Selected as 2013 Artist-In-Residence at Country Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs Selected as 2013 Artist-In-Residence at Country Music Hall of Fame | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


He started his own band, Boone Creek, and recorded albums for Rounder Records and Sugar Hill Records.

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Prescription Bluegrass Concert Review - Tony Holt & The Wildwood Valley Boys

Prescription Bluegrass Concert Review - Tony Holt & The Wildwood Valley Boys | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
  By: W.J. Hallock ____________________________________________ It’s eight AM, Saturday, 9/28/13, and the rain is comin’ down in buckets all over the state of Oklahoma. Wonderful…..
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World of Bluegrass 2013 Finds A Welcoming Home In Raleigh, NC - hypebot.com

World of Bluegrass 2013 Finds A Welcoming Home In Raleigh, NC - hypebot.com | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


World-of-bluegrass World of Bluegrass is a major gathering that took place for a number of years in Nashville.

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Bluegrass will be bloomin' again in Farmers Branch Oct 18-19 - Northdallasgazette

Bluegrass will be bloomin' again in Farmers Branch Oct 18-19 - Northdallasgazette | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

.Enticing taste buds as well as open ears, the 2013 edition of the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off is coming to the Farmers Branch Historical Park on Friday and Saturday, October 18 & 19.

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Western Film, Country, Bluegrass And Gospel Music Pioneer And Early Grand ... - The Chattanoogan

Western Film, Country, Bluegrass And Gospel Music Pioneer And Early Grand ... - The Chattanoogan | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Western Film, Country, Bluegrass And Gospel Music Pioneer Ramblin’ “Doc” Tommy Scott, 96, entertainment business entrepreneur, singer, ventriloquist, actor, comedian and recreational vehicle innovator was laid to rest Oct. 4 in Toccoa, Ga. He died Monday, Sept. 30, of complications following injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Aug. 10.

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Steve Martin, Edie Brickell for a new generation - The Desert Sun

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell for a new generation - The Desert Sun | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it


In his two previous desert appearances with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Martin's music was largely the interludes between the comic introductions.

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She Left Me Standing On A Mountain – Larry Efaw

She Left Me Standing On A Mountain – Larry Efaw | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
It seems that the annual IBMA convention and awards always stir up the familiar argument about whether traditional bluegrass gets its due, or is getting squeezed out by newer, bluegrass-derived music.
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Bela Fleck's Banjo Summit Tonight - Broadway World

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Bela Fleck's Banjo Summit Tonight - Broadway World | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Béla Fleck began playing the banjo at the age of 15, and in 1982, joined the progressive bluegrass band New Grass Revival as he was releasing a series of solo albums for Rounder Records at the same time.


Read more about Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Bela Fleck's Banjo Summit Tonight - BWWMusicWorld by www.broadwayworld.com

 

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IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 9/27, 9/28/13 - Glide Magazine

IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 9/27, 9/28/13 - Glide Magazine | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

 Jeremy Garrett, fiddler for The Infamous Stringdusters and board member of the International Bluegrass Music Association, told the board that they needed to create a “bluegrass frenzy” in Raleigh for their annual event’s first year in North Carolina. Garrett and the rest of the IBMA must have been giddy with the results of their work, because frenzy is exactly what they got. For 5 days, bluegrass consumed the heart of downtown Raleigh like no event had ever done before.

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IBMA's World of Bluegrass Week Has $10 Million Impact : MusicRow ...

IBMA's World of Bluegrass Week Has $10 Million Impact : MusicRow ... | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

The 2013 International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA) World of Bluegrass, held Sept. 24-28, 2013 in Raleigh, N.C., generated an estimated $10 million in direct visitor spending for Raleigh and Wake County..

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Pickin': A Celebration!

Pickin': A Celebration! | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
The Chatham County Arts Council presents Pickin': A Celebration, sponsored by Weaver Street Realty. A fabulous time celebrating the 42nd annual concert of local bluegrass legends Tommy Edwards and the Bluegrass Experience.
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Ten from Nu-Blu

Ten from Nu-Blu | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Bands often mark milestone anniversaries with new collections of their music – greatest hits albums, or in the case of the Lonesome River Band this past year, fresh recordings of their greatest hits.
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Former NPR Host Bob Edwards Talks Bluegrass with Rebecca Frazier

Former NPR Host Bob Edwards Talks Bluegrass with Rebecca Frazier | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Public Radio Icon, Bob Edwards who many remember from his long tenure on NPR’s Morning Edition will sit down with Bluegrass songwriter, performer and guitar virtuoso, Rebecca Frazier.
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The Moment

The Moment | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Award shows usually disappoint. There’s so much that can go wrong, and even when things go right, the most that can often be said afterward is that awards were handed out and—in the case of the IBMA award show—music was played.
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The I in IBMA

The I in IBMA | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Bluegrass has been gradually working itself into a worldwide phenomenon, and this year’s convention of the International Bluegrass Music Association really gave one a chance to see that.
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OBX Bluegrass 2013

OBX Bluegrass 2013 | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
This report from the 2013 Outer Banks Bluegrass festival comes from Carmen Evans, with photos from our own Woody Edwards.
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SPBGMA 40th Bluegrass Music Awards, 31st National Convention Lineup ... - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

SPBGMA 40th Bluegrass Music Awards, 31st National Convention Lineup ... - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) will hold their 40th Anniversary SPBGMA Bluegrass Awards Show & 31st National Convention from January 30 - February 2, 2014 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, 777 McGavock Pike in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Dr. Banjo Jam Classes Big In Europe

Dr. Banjo Jam Classes Big In Europe | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Pete Wernick, sometimes better known as Doctor Banjo, has announced a record-setting number of new WERNICK METHOD JAM CLASSES for the European Market.
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