Bluegrass At Marist CLS

In the Spring of 2012, HVBA ran a six-week class for Marist College’s Center for Lifetime Study on The Evolution of Bluegrass, which proved to be a smash hit. CLS is a continuing-education program for seniors, with courses ranging from … Read More

Bluegrass At Marist CLS

Two years ago, HVBA ran a six-week class for Marist College’s Center for Lifetime Study on The Evolution of Bluegrass, which proved to be a smash hit. CLS is a continuing-education program for seniors, with courses ranging from Drawing and … Read More

The Phantom Reviewer

  If you have been following the CD reviews posted on the website, you may have scratched your head at those written by Glen Herbert, wondering, do I know him? Is he that quiet guy who shows up occasionally at … Read More

Blue Highway Shines in Poughkeepsie

The many souls who braved the cold to hear Blue Highway in concert Friday the 13th were rewarded with an evening of top-notch bluegrass. The band’s members, who have been playing together for seventeen years, were clearly at ease with … Read More

Meet Dave Angell: HVBA’s New President

The Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association is delighted to welcome its new president, Dave Angell, who has agreed to take over the leadership of the organization from HVBA’s founder, Jeff Anzevino. Dave has long been one of the group’s most active … Read More

CD Review: 35 by Special Consensus

I love this album, which celebrates Special Consensus’ thirty-five years through multiple personnel incarnations. The first six cuts feature the current lineup of Greg Cahill, banjo; Ryan Roberts, guitar; David Thomas, bass; Rick Faris, mandolin.  Those of you lucky enough … Read More

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