Jackson Headlines MerleFest

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

MerleFest, presented by Lowe’s and slated for April 24-27, 2014, kicks off its 27th year with the announcement that country superstar Alan Jackson will be part of the festival’s Thursday schedule. MerleFest, a four-day event that is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans, will once again take place on the campus of Wilkes…

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RURAL ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Fremont, Nebraska – “It’s an amazing world we live in today,” says Bob Everhart, President of the National Traditional Country Music Assn.  “It’s thrilling to see some prehistoric creatures return to planet earth,” Everhart said in a recent radio interview, “but more importantly to me is the struggle to keep our old-time rural music alive. …

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8th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Norfolk, VA – The 8th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest offers more than just great music; the event also offers fun and informative workshops that benefit music education in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.  A much-touted Fest feature, the annual educational seminars offer a variety of topic choices for those who wish to…

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Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Silk Hope, NC - The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its annual fall festival from Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 13, 2013. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large Dance Tent, and an intimate Cabaret Tent. Located on 72 beautiful…

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Red Wing Roots Fest; A Slam Dunk

July 15, 2013 / 0 comments

Bridgewater, VA – Launching an outdoor festival is no casual task. Sure, hire a cool band and invite a couple dozen friends and you’ve got the makings of a good time; but try renting a park for three days, booking 40 bands, setting up four stages, and then expecting positive results – that’s a tall order for…

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86 Years And Counting

July 15, 2013 / 0 comments

Be a part of the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, the country’s longest running folk festival, now in its 86th year of highlighting mountain culture. Thursday, August 1st through Saturday, August 3rd at Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville. The festival formally showcases an amazing repertoire of mountain performers — old-timers as well as the…

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Mountain Song Festival At Sea

November 26, 2012 / 0 comments

Mountain Song is calling “all aboard” the cruise ship making bluegrass waves from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, Feb. 1-4, 2013. In addition to the Steep Canyon Rangers, the lineup also boasts the Punch Brothers, David Grisman Sextet, Del McCoury Band, Tim O’Brien & Bryan Sutton, Shannon Whitworth, Deadly Gentlemen, The Kruger Brothers, Peter…

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Dale Ann Bradley Female Vocalist Of The Year

October 10, 2011 / 0 comments

Compass Record’s Dale Ann Bradley collected her fourth “Female Vocalist of the Year” award.   Bradley just released Somewhere South of Crazy, praised by The Sunday edition of The New York Times with, “One of the most delicate female vocalists in bluegrass…the highlight is ‘Come Home Good Boy’, and affecting, quietly enraged song about sending a…

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Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival

October 10, 2011 / 0 comments

Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival held this November 10 – 13, 2011 at Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL has just released the daily performance schedule as well as additional details about pre-parties, costume theme nights, ticket prices and more. The festival lineup includes Trey Anastasio Band (only Florida performance), Medeski, Martin, Scofield…

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International Festival of Country Music

October 10, 2011 / 0 comments

WEMBLEY ARENA, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26TH 2012 Nashville,TN (October 6, 2011) -After a 20-year break, the pioneering and much loved International Festival of Country Music returns to Wembley Arena on Sunday, February 26th, 2012.  The stellar line-up features the very best in country, roots and bluegrass music. In a rare UK appearance, international country superstar Reba…

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