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Bud’s Collective – Tennessee Stud [Live at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country]

Bud’s Collective performs “Tennessee Stud” live on the Lee Michael Demsey Show.

Upcoming Performances and Interviews

JabourVert

5/29, 1:00 PM: Alan Jabbour performs live on the Old Time Jam.

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Bluegrass Country Celebrates 40 years of Stained Glass Bluegrass

Larry Stephenson

You are invited to attend an intimate concert to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Stained Glass Bluegrass, featuring the show’s host, Gary Henderson, and The Larry Stephenson Band.

To purchase tickets, visit: https://bgcstainglass40th.eventbrite.com

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  • 2015 Chantilly Bluegrass and BBQ festival

    chantilly_thWhile I often attend bluegrass festivals, it’s not often that I’m treated the way I have been this weekend at Chantilly Farm in Floyd, VA. Currently in its 5th year, the Chantilly Bluegrass and BBQ festival is quickly becoming a must-attend for many bluegrass fans […]

  • Mac Wiseman reaches 90 years of age 

    mac_thMac Wiseman, the Voice with the Heart, celebrates his 90th birthday today, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Malcolm B Wiseman began his working life in radio, on Radio WSVA-AM in Harrisonburg, Virginia, when he was on the cusp of leaving his teenage years. There he sang […]

  • Song Of The Mountains update

    sotm_thWe reached Sean Kotz with Horse Archer Productions again this afternoon, and he shared a minor update on the situation with The Lincoln Theatre Board and the status of Song Of The Mountains, the PBS-syndicated, live-performance television program. Production of unaired episodes was halted last week […]

  • Fiddlin’ Around video from Jeff Austin

    simple_truth_thProg-grasser Jeff Austin has released a live video of he and the Jeff Austin Band performing Fiddlin’ Around from his current album, The Simple Truth, at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, Oregon earlier this month.   Featured with Jeff on mandolin and vocals are Danny Barnes on […]

  • Alive! In Concert – Dailey & Vincent

    dv_alive_thThe latest release from the Cracker Barrel series of country, bluegrass, and Christian albums is also Dailey & Vincent’s first live album. Alive! In Concert is a fifteen-track collection recorded at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia. The album showcases the duo’s wide […]

  • Ben Freed passes

    freed_thBen Freed, New York banjoist and retired optometrist, has died. He was 59 years of age. Ben was that rare individual who was respected professionally both in his medical career, where he was a low-vision specialist and an Assistant Clinical Professor at New York Medical […]

  • Changes in store for Claire Lynch

    claire_thClaire Lynch will step away from full-time touring with her band at the end of 2016 to focus on songwriting, producing and mentoring, and to spend more time with her husband. She sees the change as a new beginning. “I’m just trying to downsize my […]

  • Welcome Hyrum Stevenson

    hyrum_thAnother bluegrass baby! Kendra Stevenson, one of the singing Walker sisters in RedHead Express, and her husband Kelly, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Hyrum Timothy Stevenson was born on May 7 near Nashville, TN. He came in at 9 lbs, 1 oz, and […]

  • Photos from Gettysburg, May 2015

    gettysburg_thThanks again to our fine festival photographer Frank Baker, who sent along these images from the May 2015 Gettysburg Bluegras Festival.

  • ClayBank launches in NC

    claybank_thClayBank is the newest group to emerge from the fertile musical vistas of northwestern North Carolina, playing straight-ahead contemporary bluegrass. Gary Trivette is on bass, serving as the “old hand” among some talented young grassers. Tyler Thompson is on banjo, Jacob Greer on guitar, and Zach […]

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