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2011-03-29 09:28:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum's ROMP Bluegrass Roots and Branches Festival will be held June 23-25, 2011 at Yellow Creek Park just outside Owensboro, Ky. Headlining the event are Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Emmylou Harris, Trampled By Turtles, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile. Adult 3-day passes to this annual fundraising event are on sale in advance for $70 each. Museum...

2011-03-29 07:10:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovating Bluegrass band Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver again breaks the mold of convention with their latest album Drive Time, set to release on March 29, 2011 on the Mountain Home Music label, a division of Crossroads Entertainment & Marketing, Inc. The album is available in a limited-run vinyl edition as well as CD and digital downloads. The very first cut on the album enters new territory for Lawson - a vibrant version of Paul...

2011-01-19 17:08:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and The Grascals are pleased to celebrate the #1 debut of The Grascals & Friends - Country Classics with a Bluegrass Spin on the Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums chart (issue date January 29, 2011). The album also entered the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at #26, the Heatseekers chart at #2, the Independent chart at #15, the Billboard 200 at #113, and the Top Current Billboard 200 at #108. The album...

2011-01-10 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store really does have "A Tiger by the Tail," along with twelve other country classics, on the newest CD in its exclusive music program. The Grascals, reigning 2010 Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America (SPBGMA) Bluegrass Band of the Year, teamed up with eight of their famous friends, including Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, The Oak Ridge Boys, Joe...

2010-12-06 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is pleased to let you know that the next CD in its exclusive music program will feature some of the biggest names in country music joining up with one of the most beloved bands on today's bluegrass scene, The Grascals. The album, The Grascals & Friends - Country Classics With A Bluegrass Spin, has 13 country music songs on it that you have probably heard before, but most likely not like this. The Grascals...

2010-10-28 09:20:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not every day that a musical genre is born, and certainly not one that spreads and takes hold like Bluegrass music. Bill Monroe, the "Father of Bluegrass Music," would turn 100 years old in 2011. His life and legacy will be commemorated with the Bill Monroe 100th Birthday Celebration, a collection of festivals and events taking place throughout the year in and around Owensboro, Ky. The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention &...

2010-02-10 15:08:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and Dailey & Vincent are pleased to celebrate the #1 debut of Dailey & Vincent Sing the Statler Brothers on the Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums chart (issue date February 20). The album also entered the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at #19, earning the Hot Shot Debut and marking the duo's first top-20 debut on that chart. The album has landed the #1 spot on the Heatseekers Albums...

2010-01-06 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When a beloved musical group decides it's time to retire, that doesn't mean their music becomes a thing of the past. Just ask Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, who, as the award-winning duo Dailey & Vincent, have recorded a new CD containing 12 of the legendary Statler Brothers' most-loved songs. This album, Dailey & Vincent Sing The Statler Brothers, features exciting and authentic bluegrass interpretations of songs from the...

2009-10-01 15:40:00

International Bluegrass Music Association recognizes Daley at 20th annual award show WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WAMU's Bluegrass Country announced today that Katy Daley, host of The Katy Daley Show, has been named Broadcaster of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) at their 20th annual IBMA award show. Katy was one of three nominees in her category. "Katy's career in bluegrass music, which began right here at WAMU 88.5 and spans three...

2009-10-01 15:23:00

International Bluegrass Music Association recognizes Daley at 20th annual award show WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WAMU's Bluegrass Country announced today that Katy Daley, host of The Katy Daley Show, has been named Broadcaster of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) at their 20th annual IBMA award show. Katy was one of three nominees in her category. "Katy's career in bluegrass music, which began right here at WAMU 88.5 and spans three...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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