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The Gibson Brothers – How Mountain Girls Can Love

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

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8/12: The Railsplitters perform live on The Brad Kolodner Show.

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WAMU’s Bluegrass Country presents The Gibson Brothers in concert Thursday, August 6

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WAMU’s Bluegrass Country is pleased to present The Gibson Brothers in concert, Thursday, August 6 at AMP by Strathmore in Bethesda, MD.

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  • Mountain Faith on America’s Got Talent tonight

    mountain_faith_thMountain Faith Band is scheduled to appear again tonight on America’s Got Talent, NBC television’s talent competition  program. They won rave reviews during their audition appearance earlier this month, where they performed a grassified arrangement of Counting Stars from One Direction. At this point in […]

  • Cooder-Skaggs-White tour picking up steam

    skaggs_white_cooder_thWith new dates being added, the ongoing Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White tour is picking up steam across the US. The trio of well-respected artists and their supporting band are just finishing up the first leg of the tour, which will start up […]

  • Vince Combs passes

    vince_combs_thVince Combs, a near-legendary Monroe-style mandolinist from Kentucky, has passed away after a four year struggle with bone marrow cancer. He was 81 years of age, and died on Saturday night (7/25). Though born and raised in Eastern Kentucky, his life was divided between his work for General […]

  • Brighter Every Day – Trout Steak Revival

    troutsteak_thOne of the most recent groups from the western bluegrass world to begin gaining national recognition is Trout Steak Revival, a Denver-based band that also won the 2014 band competition at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The five-piece group has been playing together for several years, […]

  • Friday at Marshall Bluegrass 2015

    warren_thFriday at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival had somewhat of a theme. There were two Michigan based bands and five Ohio based bands. Ottawa County from the Port Clinton, Ohio area took the stage first. The band is a well-established, traditional bluegrass band. They were followed […]

  • Nothin’ Fancy to Mountain Fever

    nothin_thMountain Fever Records has announced the signing of established bluegrass artists Nothin’ Fancy to a new recording contract. The group has been a fixture on the bluegrass scene since they formed in 1994 to enter a band competition in Virginia. Mike Andes (mandolin), Mitchell Davis (banjo), […]

  • Radio video from The Steeps

    radio_thThe Steep Canyon Rangers have released a music video from the title track of their upcoming album, Radio. It finds our heroes on stage amidst a dazzling light show, picking and singing in the studio, and jamming on the bus – the life of a […]

  • No more Deadly Gentlemen

    deadly_gentlemen_thThe Deadly Gentlemen, Boston’s bad boy newgrass band, has announced that they are hanging it up. Original members had been peeling away this past year or so, and the remaining members have been working on outside projects. The Gentlemen were known as one of the first […]

  • Thursday at Marshall Bluegrass

    mafia_thThursday was the official opening of the 18th Marshall Bluegrass Festival held on the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall, Michigan. Local favorites and Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association member band, Out of the Blue, opened the show. They return Friday for two big sets. Relatively new […]

  • Jerusalem Ridge video from the O’Connors

    mark_maggie_thMark and Maggie O’Connor have released a second video from their upcoming Duo CD, Mark’s arrangement of the classic Bill Monroe tune, Jerusalem Ridge. This is one that bluegrass fans know well, though Mark refers to it in his notes as Jerusalem’s Ridge. “Jerusalem’s Ridge is […]

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