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2008-09-08 12:00:19

Pictured at the 17th Annual Appalachian & Bluegrass Music Festival at the Ulster American Folk Park outside Omagh are: Pete, Patsy, and Jonathan Toman from Northern Exposure band from Lurgan Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Aubrey Ghent from the Aubrey Ghent Band in USA at the 17th Annual Appalachian & Bluegrass Music Festival at the Ulster American Folk Park near Omagh (c) 2008 Belfast Telegraph.

2008-09-03 09:00:22

Dollywood's third annual Barbeque & Bluegrass festival (Sept. 5-28) kicks off Sept. 5, featuring three weeks and more than 500 free concerts by a lineup of award winners that includes Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder (Sept. 5 & 6), The Del McCoury Band (Sept. 7 & 8), Cherryholmes (Sept.

2008-09-02 15:00:13

By Keith Lawrence Jerry Douglas, "Glide," Koch Records, 11 tracks After 35 years in bluegrass, Jerry Douglas is a legend at 52. He ranks among the best Dobro players in the history of the genre. But Douglas doesn't like to be confined within the boundaries of any genre.

2008-08-22 06:00:26

By Jim Gilchrist SPECIAL ED & THE SHORTBUS **** THE SPIEGEL GARDEN (VENUE 87) BLUEGRASS, old-time, skiffle, jug band ... stir them up vigorously, throwing in elements of zany vaudeville , add some unpredictable tics, then stand back and watch Special Ed & the Shortbus go.

2008-08-06 00:00:24

By Bill Lynch The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will announce its second group of inductees at 10:30 a.m. today in Great Hall of the West Virginia Cultural Center.

2008-07-25 15:00:48

By EMILY BURNHAM; OF THE NEWS STAFF In the 1933 novel "Lost Horizon," Shangri-La is reachable only by a treacherous trek through the Himalayas. Once you're there, though, you're in an earthly paradise - a perfect utopia in which everyone lives permanently happy, peaceful, long lives.

2008-07-25 12:00:54

By Keith Lawrence, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. Jul. 25--Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain. "CHHR 2." Rural Rhythm. 13 tracks.

2008-07-24 06:00:29

By Teri Maddox, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 24--Let's get one thing out of the way first: The bluegrass band Dudley's Rush is named after a native Illinois prairie grass. "We always get people asking, 'Who's Dudley?'" said band leader Holly Wood.

2008-07-22 15:00:45

CORNISH - The Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival scheduled for Thursday, July 24, to Sunday, July 27, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Taking the stage will be some of the finest bluegrass and acoustic musicians and bands performing in New England.

2008-07-18 15:00:36

By Dan Mayfield Journal Staff Writer Though Jessica Lea Mayfield is just 18, she's been a professional musician for 10 years. "It's a little advanced for my age," she said. When she was 8, she started touring and performing with her family's bluegrass band. "It was just something that we did.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]