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NASHVILLE, TN. The International Bluegrass Music Association is proud to announce the Leadership Bluegrass class of 2014. Leadership Bluegrass is an intensive, three-day program… Continue reading
Hey, nearly forgot to mention. Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival is this weekend. February 28 – March 3rd in East Peoria, Illinois. A good lineup of bands including this year’s grammy nominated (and should have won it) Special Consensus. This is … Continue reading
Doc Watson’s daughter, Nancy Watson, is putting together a family history in the form of songs, narrative and photographs, it’s a 94 song 4 disc set. Nancy has been paying the bills on production so far but needs help in … Continue reading
Ok.. I tried to contain myself and keep this from coming out, but here is Bill Evans’ of Fretboard Journal giving the 14 minute history of the banjo. Where it goes from here we’ll have to wait and see, kind … Continue reading