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Larry Stephenson Band – Pull Your Savior In

The Larry Stephenson Band performs “Pull Your Savior In” live at the Stained Glass Bluegrass 40th Anniversary concert at the Washington, DC headquarters of WAMU.

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  • Final 2015 World of Bluegrass shots

    todd_thAnd one last gallery of Wide Open Bluegrass images from Todd Powers.

  • Dobros donated to Brent Burke

    brent_thIf only it was always this easy… Brent Burke, reso-guitar man with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, had spent part of this summer researching vintage Dobros. He’s thinking about doing a solo album later this year, and wanted to record a couple of older reso classics […]

  • Josh Grigsby & County Line new Virginia champs

    grigsby_thThe past weekend at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, the Virginia State Bluegrass Championship Contest was hosted by the Virginia Folk Music Association. Prizes were awarded for bands, vocalists, and instrumentalists alike. Bragging rights for top band go to Josh Grigsby & County Line, from Virginia’s northern […]

  • Weekend photos from Wide Open Bluegrass

    grenna_thHere’s a final gallery of images that Becky Johnson shared with us, taken over the last few days of the IBMA events in Raleigh, NC earlier this month. This gallery captures more of the activity away from the stages.

  • The Earls let their Deal Go Down for FreshGrass

    earls_thTo help celebrate the IBMA Awards domination this year by The Earls of Leicester, the good folks at FreshGrass have posted this live music video of them performing the Flatt & Scruggs classic, Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down. The black and white videography is the […]

  • Mel Bay O’Carolan book for banjo

    hanway_thMel Bay Publications has released a book of Irish harp music by Turlough O’Carolan, arranged for banjo and other stringed instruments. 20 O’Carolan Irish Classics was prepared by banjoist Tom Hanway, an American ex-pat now living in Ireland where he performs in both the three finger […]

  • Congratulations Jesse & Nick

    jessie_nick_thThis past weekend, a match made in bluegrass heaven was celebrated during a wedding ceremony for Jesse Marie Gregory and Nick Keen. The two talented young bluegrass artists were married on October 10. Jesse maintains her own band, Jesse Gregory & Faultline, and is a guitarist and bluegrass vocalist […]

  • Clyde’s Music Barn short documentary

    maness_thThe amateur bluegrass music scene is a part of our community that rarely sees the spotlight. Amateur pickers and singers work hard to hone their craft, and rejoice in opportunities to perform for other bluegrass lovers. Many have years of playing experience, and all are thankful […]

  • Great Northern Railroad – The High 48s

    high_48s_thTrain songs are a staple of bluegrass and other forms of traditional American music. From John Henry to In the Pines, from Orange Blossom Special to Blue Railroad Train, you can seldom attend a bluegrass show without hearing at least one song dedicated to the […]

  • Three new Rob Ickes instructional videos

    ickes_thDobro wizard Rob Ickes has not one, not two, but three new instructional videos offered for sale from his web site. Each covers a specific aspect of his award-winning style, and is offered for $25. Volume 1 is titled Slower Tempo Songs and Backing Up a Vocalist. […]

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