Songs of The South

While bluegrass is now enjoyed around the country and around the world, it’s no secret that the genre has deep southern roots. Bill Monroe was from Kentucky, Lester Flatt was from Tennessee, and Earl Scruggs was from North Carolina after … Read More

HVBA August Concert: Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road

Saturday, August 13 @ 7:30pm Tickets at the Door: $20/Members – $25/Non-Members $2 fee/Credit Cards James Earl Jones Theater Poughkeepsie Day School 260 Boardman Road – Poughkeepsie, NY Join the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association for a performance by Liam Purcell and … Read More

Bluegrass In The Mountains

At the core of most bluegrass songwriting is nostalgia, longing, reverence—whatever you want to call it—for the “old home place.” And for a lot of bluegrassers, that home is in the mountains. Centuries-old Appalachian mountain music was a major influence … Read More

HVBA Concert: Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road

Saturday, August 13 @ 7:30pm Tickets at the Door: $20/Members – $25/Non-Members James Earl Jones Theater Poughkeepsie Day School 260 Boardman Road Poughkeepsie, NY Join the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association for a performance by Liam Purcell and Cane Mill Road at Poughkeepsie … Read More

Bluegrass Masters: Dobro

The dobro is sometimes seen as “optional” in bluegrass band lineups, but that reputation can obscure the fact that it is an awesome instrument with many champions. From bluegrass music’s inception, the dobro has been a driving force thanks to … Read More

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