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  • Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn charm and amaze fans at the Fox Theatre
    Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn charm and amaze fans at the Fox Theatre
    It is hard to imagine the banjo as a versatile, exciting instrument that can mesmerize a full house at the Fox Theatre for two hours. Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck did just that with their banjos on Thursday, June 11, 2015.These two entertainers...
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    Baskery: Coming to America
    It could be the premise for a sitcom: three Swedish sisters, the daughters of a one-man band, trying to navigate the music business in Nashville. But this is no fantasy. It’s real life for the Bondesson sisters - Greta, Stella, and Sunniva ...
  • 6 Lessons Pete Seeger taught me
    6 Lessons Pete Seeger taught me
    Earlier this year the world lost perhaps one of the greatest musicians, and men, to ever grace this planet. This man was known as Pete Seeger, and he had been a pivotal musician to many for decades. However, Pete was more than just a musician, he...
  • “The Banjo: A New Day for an Old Instrument” opens at the Museum of Making Music
    “The Banjo: A New Day for an Old Instrument” opens at the Museum of Making Music
    The banjo, the twangy cords are unmistakable and the classic American instrument is making a comeback. It is a staple of folk and country songs and an exciting addition to rock and other types of music. The instrument was created in Africa and has...
  • Cynthia Sayer brings out big guns for first "Joyride" in five years
    Old people will dig Cynthia Sayer’s banjo-happy JOYRIDE
    The trouble with playing instruments outside of the traditional jazz realm is it’s hard to keep the music from getting stale. This is exactly what Cynthia Sayer runs into with her new album, the plodding, old-fashioned “Joyride.&rdquo...
  • Cornpone punkers The Defibulators to rock Beachland October 1st
    Cornpone punkers The Defibulators to play Beachland October 1st
    Hailing from Hoboken, Harlem, Brooklyn and other parts east of Erie, The Defibulators specialize in a particular kind of folk-rock. A la Gogol Bordello, Flogging Molly, and The Last Bison, the group’s many players mix electrified guitar and drums...
  • Puppy tied to railroad tracks saved when engineer stopped train in time
    Puppy tied to railroad tracks saved in nick of time: Man seen tying dog detained
    A puppy that was tied to the train tracks is alive today thanks to the quick thinking of the train's engineer. The 10-month-old poodle terrier mix was tied to the tracks by his 78-year-old owner near Mecca, California, according to “Fox...
  • Washburn Guitar's signature artists add luster to brand image
    Washburn Guitar's signature artists add luster to brand image
    You may ask yourself what do Paul Stanley, Nuno Bettencourt, Stu Hamm, Sonny Smith and Richie Owens have in common.The answer is Chicago based Washburn Guitar. Each of the above is a Washburn Signature Artist.Paul Stanley a co-founder of KISS. The...
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    Cascade School of Music in Bend teaches people how to play and sing
    So, you want to learn how to play a musical instrument or become a better vocalist? Then maybe you should take a class or private lesson at the Cascade School of Music.Bend, Oregon is fortunate enough to have the Cascade School of Music which is...
  • Bucks County Folk Music store front
    Bucks County Folk Music over 45 years of service and experience
    In 1966 Karl Dieterichs decided that his musical hobby was going to be his profession. Trained as an engineer, Karl’s love of music lured him away from the corporate world into the realm of owning and operating a small business. A performer...
  • Jamming at the Floyd Country Store
    Jamming at the Floyd Country Store
    “Support handmade music” was the message of a sticker given to patrons of the weekly Friday Night Jamboree held in Floyd, Virginia.The historic Floyd Country Store hosts the jam, which provides local musicians a chance to display their...
  • Flat-footing in Radford, Virginia
    Flat-footing in Radford, Virginia
    Its 7 p.m. on a Monday night and a group of musicians are tuning up their instruments; getting ready to deliver the raw sounds of Appalachian music.For 10 years, the Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam have provided the Radford community a chance to come...
  • Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
    Bela Fleck and the Flecktones wrap up world tour in Louisville Saturday evening
    Saturday evening (4-28-12) a sold-out W.L Lyons Brown Theater hosted the legendaryBela Fleck and the Flecktones who closed out their year long, worldwide tour in support of their latest CD Rocket Science with approximately 3 hours of music that...
  • Montana Rockies Bluegrass Association spring festival
    Montana Rockies Bluegrass Association
    Western Montana is rich in bluegrass music and the Montana Rockies Bluegrass Association (MRBA) is at the heart of the bluegrass community. With over 300 members, including some “world class” pickers, the association is active...
  • Sac Banjo Band
    Banjo-Rama goes big at Red Lion for 46th year
    The Sacramento Banjo Band has been in existence since 1960 and they have been bringing the Banjo-Ramato Sacramento since 1964. Every year they have put together a banjo festival in order to bring together local and regional banjoplayers and share...
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