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  • Uncle Dave Macon – Dixie Dewdrop revealed

    One of early Country music’s most flamboyant characters was Uncle Dave Macon, born David Harrison Macon, but better-known as "The Dixie Dewdrop." Known for his chin whiskers, plug hat, gold teeth and gates-ajar collar - old-time banjo player, singer, songwriter and comedian –  Uncle Dave Macon was a natural showman. He

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  • Jens Kruger back in action

    The Kruger Brothers at the May 2018 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - photo by Frank Baker After six weeks off, three surgeries and two hospital stays, banjo stylist Jens Kruger is back on the road with the Kruger Brothers. Their day-night doubleheader of shows Friday at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival came on the

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  • The Way These Things Go – FY5

    FY5 make a clear case for the fact that subtlety and finesse can go hand in hand, especially when it comes to making music that aims to make a lingering impression. It’s an instinct that’s clearly paid off well; named official showcase artists for the 2017 International Bluegrass Music Association

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  • Gaven Largent to Dailey & Vincent

    Those of you who have been wondering what Gaven Largent was going to do with his considerable musical talents after leaving Blue Highway can wonder no longer. It was announced last night that he will be joining Dailey & Vincent on banjo later this month. On banjo you say? I thought he

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  • Southern Sisters tour hits the road next month

    A pair of bluegrass songbirds are teaming up for a special tour next month. Amanda Cook from northwest Florida and Kristy Cox from Australia will be splitting a bill in June for what they are calling the Southern Sisters Bluegrass Tour. They will start down on the Gulf Coast, and then

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  • A report from Bluegrass & BBQ in Branson

    Doyle Lawson and Josh Swift at Bluegrass & BBQ - photo by Martha Bohner Those of us who live and work within the bluegrass world can easily forget the sense of awe and wonder that accompanies first discovering the music. Finding a community of like-minded people is always a cause for

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  • Roland White honored in Nashville

    Dave Pomeroy, Jeff Syracuse, Roland White, Paul Schiminger, and Diane Bouska at the Metropolitan Council Roland White was honored this week by the Metropolitan Council, the...

  • The Cleverlys to Mountain Home

    Mountain Home Music Company has announced that The Cleverlys will be bringing their unique brand of bluegrass comedy to the label. A series of single...

  • Backline to Behind The Mic Entertainment

    Behind The Mic Entertainment has announced their latest signing, bringing Poor Mountain Records artists Backline from South Carolina into the fold. Dawn Mac and her...

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