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Ray Wylie Hubbard – Mr. Musselwhite’s Blues

Ray Wylie Hubbard performs “Mr.Musselwhite’s Blues” live on the Andy Ridenour Show.

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Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

Grey Fox

40 bands. Camping. Jamming. Dancing. Kids activities. Thursday, July 16 through Sunday, July 19, in Oak Hill, N.Y.

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  • Sierra and Del at The Ryman

    del_sierra_thTo help promote their show this week as a part of Bluegrass Nights at The Ryman in Nashville, Sierra Hull and Del McCoury took a tour through the historic building, with a video camera in tow. Sierra got Del to share some memories from his […]

  • Pickin’ A Part: Bryan Sutton in Telluride

    sutton_thBryan Sutton was born to play the guitar. When it came to a career, he never had a Plan B. Not needed. Clearly. Thursday was Bryan’s day at the 42nd Telluride Bluegrass Festival. He lit up the stage early evening as part of the legendary […]

  • Long Way Down video from The Steeldrivers

    steeldrivers_thThe Steeldrivers have a released a music video for Long Way Down, the opening track from The Muscle Shoals Recordings, their latest album on Rounder. It showcases more of their trademark blues-grass sound, featuring Gary Nichols’ slippery vocals with grassy accompaniment.  

  • Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 6

    highway_thDaniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The remainder of his reports will be after the fact. The sixth day of the 49th Annual Bill […]

  • Mountain Faith on AGT tonight

    agt_thTonight’s the night! Mountain Faith’s audition performance for America’s Got Talent is scheduled to air on tonight’s NBC broadcast of the program. This talented, young, western North Carolina band is the latest to use bluegrass music in attempting to win the top prize in this popular […]

  • Aubrey Holt benefit show August 9

    holt_thAs we knew would surely happen, friends and family of Aubrey Holt, of the legendary Boys From Indiana, have scheduled a benefit concert to assist the medical fund set up his needs. It will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. on August 9 at Turfway […]

  • Molly Cherryholmes to Mountain Heart

    molly_thThe newly-reformed Mountain Heart has announced a change to their lineup. Founding member Jim VanCleve won’t be participating with the group, who has a new opportunity he is pursuing. Stepping in will be Molly Cherryholmes, the southpaw fiddler from the Cherryholmes family band, who will […]

  • What’s up with Tony Rice?

    tony_thIn bluegrass music circles, no question is asked more consistently that some variation of, “What’s going on with Tony Rice?” Followers of his music reacted with immediate generosity in 2013 when an appeal went out for financial support when he was unable to perform, and reaction […]

  • More from Rudy Fest 2015

    Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk at Rudy Fest 2015 - photo © Bill WarrenVolume Five opened Thursday at Rudy Fest 2015 to an appreciative crowd. Their set was washed out by rain last year, but sunshine held for this year’s! Wildfire followed providing some memories of time spent with J.D. Crowe. Danny Davis joined Wildfire and son, Chris […]

  • Mustered Courage Does Telluride Right

    mustered_thThis is the first of several reports from Jen Hughes following the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. They may be from Down Under, but they sure can make an impression up at 8,750 feet. They mustered their courage and dove right into their first Telluride Bluegrass […]

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