Tags » Bluegrass

10/8/15 Monroe Mandolin Camp 2015

Early in September, I had the pleasure of being able to attend the Monroe Mandolin Camp held in a beautiful setting in Kingston Springs, Tennessee, just West of Nashville. 961 more words

The Stray Birds

The band – multi-instrumentalists and vocalists Maya de Vitry, Oliver Craven, and Charlie Muench – hails from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. All three are classically-trained musicians who’ve been making music of all kinds since childhood (before they reconnected through the local music scene, de Vitry and Muench first met in middle school orchestra); however, they were also all raised with a steady diet of music ranging from pioneers like The Carter Family and Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys to the joyous invention of The Beatles and The Band, to the groundbreaking artistry of Jimi Hendrix. 295 more words

Listening Diary

Virginia gets back to its roots for The Festy Experience

Get ready for a weekend of lively bluegrass, craft beer and cool mountain air. The Infamous Stringdusters return to Devils Backbone Brewery in Roseland, Virginia on October 9-11 for the 6th year of The Festy Experience. 640 more words


Good Bad Blood

The Great Love was listening to a Ryan Adams new release early Saturday morn.

He was well into it and then I told him it was a cover album. 111 more words


Top 5 things to do in the Bay Area this weekend

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015
It’s that time of year when banjo music fills the air in Golden Gate Park. The exceedingly popular (and free) festival once again features an all-star lineup of bluegrass, folk and rock royalty. 198 more words

San Francisco Bay Area Sites Attractions Activities

CONCERT REVIEW: Steve n' Seagulls; The High Watt; Nashville, Tennessee September 26th, 2015


When I found out a country quintet from Finland that covers metal songs with bluegrass instrumentation was coming to Nashville, I knew I had to go. 698 more words

Heavy Metal

Silver Tongue and Gold Plated Lies........

Despite having a really busy month, with the help of our friend Chris we recorded some wee home videos. She lives in a gorgeous house with a brilliant garden. 104 more words