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The Gibson Brothers perform “How Mountain Girls Can Love” live on The Lee Michael Demsey Show.

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2/10, 9:00 AM: Tom Gray visits The Katy Daley Show to talk about his years with The Country Gentlemen.

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Thanks to DC Bluegrass Union for keeping our official Calendar of Events. It’s your best source for info on live Bluegrass Music within a 50-mile radius of D.C.

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  • Chris Thile predicts Broncos win with Omahallelujah

    omaha_thWhile hosting A Prairie Home Companion last Saturday, Chris Thile and Punch Brothers debuted a new song with help from Sarah Jarosz that seems to have predicted the Denver Broncos win in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Thile is well known as a sports fan, though most of […]

  • DR Strings introduce Veritas

    veritas_thDR Strings in Emerson, NJ has announced the introduction of a new line of strings for acoustic, flat top guitars. Their VERITAS strings are a hex-core, phosphor bronze string designed for long life without the need for coatings or surface treatment. DR has received a patent […]

  • Reminisce with Tom Gray on WAMU

    gents_thHey all you Country Gentlemen fans out there… Has Katy Daley got a deal for you! On her morning show tomorrow on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, Katy will spend two hours with Tom Gray talking about his early days with The Country Gentlemen, starting in 1960. They […]

  • Dave Clark passes

    dave_jack_thThis remembrance of Dave Clark is a contribution from Sandy Rothman, long time Bay Area string musician and former Blue Grass Boy. David Clark: January 1, 1943–January 30, 2016 Soon after moving to Columbus, Ohio, from the San Francisco Bay Area in 1969 I met Dave […]

  • LeRoy Mack settles down 

    mack_thLeRoy “Mack” McNees is well-known for playing dobro with the Country Boys (later the Kentucky Colonels), and for his appearances on the Andy Griffith Show. He is a favorite at the annual Mayberry Days reunions in Mount Airy, North Carolina. A devout Christian, he led […]

  • SPBGMA 2016 notes

    skaggs_carson_thWe had a blast this year at the SPBGMA National Convention in Nashville. As always, it’s great to re-connect with old friends and make new ones, with more high-quality music being played than you could ever hope to see in a day. Between the main […]

  • Mountain Faith at SPBGMA ’16

    faith_thWe had the chance to catch a set from Mountain Faith in their new stage configuration this past weekend at SPBGMA. It was a fast-paced, high-energy show that ran through a combination of the songs from their various albums, the grassified pop songs from their time […]

  • Deer Creek Boys to Mountain Fever

    deer_creek_thVirginia’s Deer Creek Boys have been announced as the newest band to sign with Mountain Fever Records. The group had been recording at the Mountain Fever Studios in Willis, VA, and made the agreement with Mark Hodges and the label official during the SPBGMA convention […]

  • Woodbine Opry in Georgia

    woodbine_thWhile many in the bluegrass world were in Nashville taking in the events at SPBGMA, small local venues were continuing their shows. One such venue is the Woodbine Opry. The Woodbine Opry is located in Woodbine, Georgia north of Jacksonville, Florida. The Opry was started by Hoydt […]

  • 2016 SPBGMA National Bluegrass Awards

    spbgma_thTonight’s 42nd annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards in Nashville didn’t come off completely without incident. About halfway through the show, MC Jeff Weaver from Rarely Herd took a tumble off the back of the stage, grabbing and pulling down several of the curtains in the […]

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