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Whiskey Shivers – Friday I’m In Love

The Whiskey Shivers perform their version of The Cure’s “Friday I’m In Love” live on The Ramona Martinez Show.

Upcoming Performances and Interviews

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4/28, 2:00 PM: Jason Eady Courtney Patton perform on The Al Steiner Show.

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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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  • Sam Bush film wins Nashville film festival

    bush_award_thRevival: The Sam Bush Story, which debuted last week during the Nashville Film Festival, was announced as the winner of the festival’s Audience Choice Award for best music documentary. It had two showings during the festival, and the premiere turned into a major news event […]

  • Jamie Johnson on leaving The Grascals

    jamie_johnson_thJamie Johnson has asked us to share a statement as he departs The Grascals. He was an original, founding member of the band, which got it’s start as Dolly Parton’s Nashville-based road band when she was doing a more bluegrass sound. Touring with them for […]

  • John Bryan to The Grascals

    john_bryan_thChange is something of a constant in the bluegrass world, just as it is in the arts in general. We’ve become accustomed to seeing new faces in our favorite groups from time to time, which makes bands that display consistency all the more special and […]

  • Hillbenders Holiday Camp video

    tommy_opry_thWhen it was announced in January that The Hillbenders would be releasing a bluegrass version of The Who’s classic rock opera, Tommy, one of the first songs that came to mind was the fiendishly creepy Tommy’s Holiday Camp. How would that work in a bluegrass […]

  • Mike Conner to Country Gentlemen Tribute Band

    conner_thWhen Bill Yates passed away in January, many people wondered what would become of the band he had created, billed as Bill Yates & the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. He had assembled the group to perform the old songs the Gentlemen had recorded during his […]

  • Tex Logan passes

    tex_thBenjamin Franklin ‘Tex’ Logan passed away peacefully on Friday evening, April 24, 2015; he was 87 years old. He had had a heart attack and experienced renal failure in his last few days. We are working on a tribute/remembrance and hope to post that in […]

  • Winners announced in 2015 Chris Austin Songwriting contest

    dawn_david_thIt may be a bit chilly at MerleFest this year, but the competition was hot for the 2015 Chris Austin Songwriting Contest this afternoon at the festival. Three finalists in four categories performed their songs live on stage for the judges, who included Peter Rowan, […]

  • Tex Logan quite ill

    tex_thThrough his daughter, Jody, we have learned that renowned fiddler and bluegrass personality, Tex Logan, is in very poor health. He has been hospitalized for much of April with a variety of issues, but has just recently suffered a heart attack and is experiencing kidney […]

  • Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy back to Pigeon Forge

    smba_thJack Hatfield reminded us yesterday that his Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy has moved back to Pigeon Forge, TN, and will be held in the barn adjacent to his business. The Academy grew out of the remnants of the Maryland Banjo Academy, which was run by the staff […]

  • Brother John from The Steeldrivers

    muscle_shoals_thRounder Records has released a first single from The Muscle Shoals Recording by The Steeldrivers. It’s a new song from guitarist/vocalist Gary Nichols, Brother John, which includes an acoustic slide guitar solo from Jason Isbell, country rock singer/songwriter and Nichols’ childhood friend who co-produced the track. […]

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