September 25 Trivia Question

September 25 TRIVIA QUESTION What did Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs have in common, before they ever joined Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys in 1945? They both worked for Bill’s brother Charlie Monroe They were both sidemen (for different bands) … Read More

Monroabilia Auction

It’s been a quiet few months for the HVBA but we’re are preparing for what we hope will be a renewed season of concerts and programs in the coming year!  To get us ready for the time when we can … Read More

September 4th Trivia Question

This Contest is Closed The winner is Steve Margulis September 4, 2020 TRIVIA QUESTION Bluegrass music has a somewhat “morbid” reputation because of all the songs about DEATH. Of course Death is just part of Life, and romantic writers and … Read More

August 14 Trivia Question

This Contest is Closed The winner is Andy Bing August 14 TRIVIA QUESTION What instrument did Bill Monroe describe as: The King Instrument ___________________________ The Fifth Child ______________________________ Must get BOTH right to win. ANSWER is “Fiddle and 5 string … Read More

August 7 Trivia Question

This Contest is Closed The winner is David Chernack August 7 TRIVIA QUESTION Which of the following are colleges where you can study bluegrass music? A. South Plains College in Levelland TX B. Berklee College of Music in Boston C. … Read More

July 24 Trivia Question

This Contest is Closed The winner is Steve Margulis July 24, 2020 TRIVIA QUESTION John Hartford Trivia!! Two-part question: Where was songwriter/banjoist/fiddler/dancer (and some call the Father of Newgrass), John Cowan Harford born (record executive Chet Atkins made him change … Read More

July 17 Trivia Question

This Contest is Closed The winner is Andy Bing July 17 TRIVIA QUESTION Bluegrass artists have been “discovered” in a variety of ways. Which of the following discoveries accurately describes how the artist first got noticed in a big way? … Read More

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