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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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  • Mandolin record attempt next week at Galax

    mando_record_thThis year at the Old Fiddler’s Convention in Galax, VA we will be attempting to take back the Guinness Book World’s record for the Largest Mandolin Ensemble in the history of the world to Team USA on Tuesday, August 4th on the bleachers of the Galax […]

  • Artist2Artist: Bobby Hicks – Are You Really Listening?

    hicks_thIf it were magic, all us fiddle players would be playing like bluegrass musician Bobby Hicks. But as he says… “fiddle playing is hard and it takes a long time to get good. You’ve got to listen… REALLY listen.” Today I started really listening. As […]

  • IBMA Awards nominees on SiriusXM

    ibma_thIt has just been announced that the nominees for the 26th Annual International Bluegras Music Awards will be revealed on Wednesday, August 12 during a special live broadcast on SiriusXM channel 61, Bluegrass Junction. The show will air from 11:00 a.m. to noon (EDT). The Gibson […]

  • Bluegrass Museum announces new Director

    joslin_thThe International Bluegrass Music Museum, located in Owensboro, KY, has announced Chris Joslin of Nashville as their new Executive Director. He will assume these duties on September 1. Joslin has experience in both the worlds of business and bluegrass. Educated in Tennessee, where he received both […]

  • Ice Crisis – Is it bluegrass?

    stash_thNope. That’s an easy answer. This early taste from the CD Stash!, expected soon from Boston-based guitarist/vocalist Stash Wyslouch – late of The Deadly Gentlemen – explores Wyslouch’s personal musical experiment with acoustic metal. Prior to coming to bluegrass, Stash was consumed with rock and metal […]

  • David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition

    cardinal_tradition_thDavid Parmley has changed the name of his touring band ahead of his return to full time performing in 2016. Since shortly after leaving The Bluegrass Cardinals in 1992, David has worked with a group billed as Continental Divide. For a time, he was partnered […]

  • Uncle Phil once more unto the breach

    phil_thPhil Leadbetter has shared some somber news. Just a couple of weeks after his doctors saw something suspicious on a follow-up scan, he received news he wasn’t eager to hear. It seems that the cancer he has defeated twice, with the help of the capable […]

  • Summer McMahan talks America’s Got Talent

    summer_thLast night during Mountain Faith Band’s successful run through America’s Got Talent’s Judges Cut Round on NBC, Summer McMahan shed what may be the most famous tears in bluegrass music. Certainly the most influential ones in a long time, as they may have turned the […]

  • Cumberland River to LoweRider Entertainment

    cumberland_river_thKentucky’s Cumberland River bluegrass band has announced affiliation with LoweRider Entertainment in Nashville for representation. The agency has been operated since 1990 by Sam Lowe, and handles primarily country artists like Mark Collie and Bailey & the Boys. This is a second chance for the Cumberland […]

  • Po’ Ramblin’ Boys crossing the pond

    po_ramblin_thEast Tennessee’s Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, formed just last year to perform regularly at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in Gatlinburg, has been rapidly gathering steam with outside shows. So much so that they are currently preparing for an 8-day central European tour next month. The Boys […]

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