Published on Saturday, 06 April 2013
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY. Photo by Wm. Moogan.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival—the award-winning, four-day, multi-stage music festival in New York’s Catskill Mountains—announces its most exciting and eclectic lineup to date. A veritable “Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music” in Oak Hill, NY, Grey Fox continues to stretch the musical envelope bringing a dazzling mix of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, old-time, jazz-grass, jam-grass, gypsy-jazz, Celtic, Cajun, zydeco, Americana and more to thousands of music fans who come from thirty-some states and over a dozen countries each year. This year’s dates are Thursday, July 18 through Sunday July 21, 2013. Music officially kicks off Thursday at 3:00 p.m., but plenty of picking will be heard around the grounds beginning Wednesday, July 17 when camping gates open.
Published on Friday, 05 April 2013
Old Time and Celtic songs are about whiskey, food and struggle. Bluegrass songs are about God, mother and the girl who did me wrong. If the girl isn’t dead by the third verse, it ain’t Bluegrass. If everyone dies, it’s Celtic.
Published on Monday, 01 April 2013
Plan to attend the 7th Annual Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival July 11-14, 2013 now at the Centre County Grange Fair Grounds in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania. The festival will feature some of the best acts in bluegrass today. The 2013 Lineup includes Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Nothin Fancy, Audie Blaylock & Redline, Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Bluegrass Brothers, Goldwing Express, Ralph Stanley II, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, James King Band, Remington Ryde, Kody Norris, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Idletymes, Jesse Alexander Band, Ernie Evans & Florida State Bluegrass Band, Rebecca Colleen & Chore Lads, and many more.
Published on Sunday, 24 March 2013
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association's Member Band, No Brakes, is a high energy band playing the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass. This Poughkeepsie based quintet has been together for over ten years playing many
Published on Tuesday, 05 March 2013
Buckeye Rooster was formed in the fall of 2011 and since that time has been putting their own modern twist on the bluegrass music world, with original compositions that have been opening the eyes and minds of audiences who had not, before, experienced the deep rich harmonies and acoustic instruments used on their iPods. The band members, inspired by a modern fusion ranging from Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, and even Hollywood Cowboy Gene Autry, have been attracting lots of notice while staying true to the bluegrass sound.