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2011-08-16 09:42:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All members of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame who can still travel will perform with their respective bands during the International Bluegrass Music Museum's Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration, September 12, 13 & 14, 2011.

2011-08-05 07:10:00

ARDEN, N.C., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Home recording artists Darin & Brooke Aldridge team up with Choice USA Beverage, a major distributor of Sundrop for over 55 years.

2011-07-05 10:00:00

CHILMARK, Mass., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Martin, who has garnered worldwide acclaim as a comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician, recently added music journalist to his resume. Martin interviews banjo player and composer Tony Ellis in the July issue of The Banjo Newsletter.

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Innovative online music academy with two-way Video Exchangeâ„¢ lessons allows a new generation of bluegrass, roots and country musicians to learn banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and bass directly from the masters. Napa, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Bluegrass, roots and country musicians from Memphis to Melbourne will now be able to deepen their knowledge of banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and upright bass online from a roster of award-winning Bluegrass luminaries with today's launch of the...

2011-05-15 00:02:31

Bluegrass fans around the world will soon be able to learn fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass, and guitar online directly from some of the biggest names in bluegrass music with the launch of the new Academy of Bluegrass. Napa, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 The ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass consists of: The School of Banjo with Tony Trischka, School of Guitar with Bryan Sutton, School of Fiddle with Darol Anger, School of Bass with Missy Raines and School of Mandolin with Mike Marshall.

2011-04-29 06:45:00

ARDEN, N.C., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Home Music, a division of Crossroads Entertainment & Marketing, Inc., celebrates the very rare occurrence of garnering two #1 Bluegrass chart toppers in the same month. Bluegrass Unlimited magazine, which publishes the definitive radio airplay charts for Bluegrass music, has announced their May 2011 charts. Trains I Missed by Balsam Range tops the BU Singles Airplay Chart for the month, while The Boxcars' self-titled CD takes the #1...


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