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BILL EMERSON & SWEET DIXIE, "The Gospel Side of Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie," Rural Rhythm. 12 tracks

What can you say about a man like Bill Emerson that hasn’t been said?

Emerson, who will be 78 in January,  is one of the most influential banjo players this side of… 228 more words

Railroad Earth at Sherman Theater 11/27

Railroad Earth brought their Horn O’ Plenty celebration back to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA on Friday and Saturday nights this past weekend. I had the pleasure of attending Friday night’s two set performance as my first dedicated RRE show and they brought about some fantastic jams both new and old. 355 more words


Sierra Hull pushes the boundaries of bluegrass with ‘Black River’

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry, it was only right to present an artist who marked the history of the show in an unprecedented way. 236 more words

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Tin Can Review - Saturday 21st November - Danni Nicholls

In the 100th episode of Tin Can Review, Danni Nicholls returns to the Resonance FM studio to perform songs from her new album ‘Mockingbird Lane’. The show also features new music from Emma Ballantine and BettySoo

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Shotgun Holler

Shotgun Holler features Shawn Brock (mandolin/harmony vocals), Matt Jones (guitar/lead vocals), Rod Lunger (bass/harmony vocals), Nathan Treadway (banjo), and Alex Benefiel (fiddle/harmony vocals) who hail from Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. 1,592 more words

Fade to Bluegrass - Iron Horse [#453]

Another of my little partialities is covers bands that change the style of the original performer. We’ve already met Beatallica on the Music Project and I may have mentioned… 128 more words


Grant Dermody

Grant Dermody (DER-muh-dee) is a harmonica player, singer, songwriter, and teacher from Seattle, Washington. Described as “an understated harmonica virtuoso and a vocalist of subtlety and warmth” by Don McLeese of No Depression magazine, Grant is a highly versatile musician. 595 more words