July 23, 2010 / 0 comments

THE PONDEROSA STOMP FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE THIRD ANNUAL MUSIC HISTORY CONFERENCE and CLANDESTINE CELLULOID FILM SERIES 12 – 5 PM FRIDAY & SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2010 in NEW ORLEANS, LA Interviews and panel discussions at the Louisiana State Museum’s Cabildo in Jackson Square (Chartres St @ St. Peter in the French Quarter) Film…

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“Music From The Crooked Road” Heads To Jefferson Center

March 30, 2010 / 0 comments

A touring festival of old-time, bluegrass, mountain gospel and flat-foot dance Virginia’s 300-mile Crooked Road passes through some of the most musical places on earth. The tiny Appalachian communities scattered along its length have created and passed on old-time, bluegrass and mountain gospel sounds that have profoundly influenced the development of American music. A showcase…

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Music from the Crooked Road: Mountain Music of Virginia” Tour

March 15, 2010 / 0 comments

Silver Spring, MD, – “Music From the Crooked Road: Mountain Music of Virginia” a national tour of old-time, bluegrass, mountain gospel and flatfoot dance, will embark on a 13-city Mid-Atlantic tour from April 9 – 25, 2010 that celebrates the vibrant, living musical culture of Southwest Virginia.  The tour features NEA National Heritage Fellow and…

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John McCutcheon Hosts Workshop In Charlottesville VA

January 25, 2010 / 0 comments

Friday, February 5, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m Folk music’s renaissance man, John McCutcheon is master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist and author. And on February 5th  he comes to Piedmont Virginia Community to showcase his infinite vocal and lyric variety; and conduct a workshop (Writing on Purpose). This workshop will be both a demonstration…

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Bristol Host “Who’s Who” Of Bluegrass

January 13, 2010 / 0 comments

A “Who’s Who” collection of bluegrass musicians is coming to Bristol for 2 shows on January 30, 2010 at 2:30 & 7:30 pm. Bluegrass artists will perform in a song circle format during this special program. Come join us and host, Cindy Baucom (deejay for the nationally syndicated radio show Knee Deep in Bluegrass) for…

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The Oak Ridge Boys Are Back

December 7, 2009 / 0 comments

The Oak Ridge Boys will be back for Christmas this year. Their 20th Annual Christmas tour, The Boys Are Back for Christmas, will take the group to 14 states in 34 days, beginning early November and running through December 22. The group opens their two-hour show each year with everybody’s favorites, like Elvira, Bobbie Sue,…

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Journey Through Song Cruise Filled With Top Artists

November 23, 2009 / 0 comments

Heading up the incredible Journey Through Song cruise to Cayamo  are Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Steve Earl, Brandi Carlile, and Robert Earl Keen. The cruise sets sail on the Norwegian Dawn on February 21 from Miami, stops in Belize and Costa Maya, and returns to Miami on February 26. Fans get to experience…

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