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Pitching the Big Tent of Bluegrass

Pitching the Big Tent of Bluegrass

by / on September 27, 2012

The bluegrass industry’s annual conference and festival – happening here in Nashville this week – is pulling up stakes and moving to Raleigh next year. Industry leaders say they’re aiming for a new balance in the stylistic push and pull between purists and progressives.

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Bluegrass Fiddler Kenny Baker Dies

by / on July 9, 2011

A fiddle player who influenced a generation of bluegrass music has died. Kenny Baker was 85. He played with Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys for more than two decades.

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Thomas Maupin, Champion Buckdancer

Thomas Maupin, Champion Buckdancer

by / on April 12, 2011

There aren’t any drums in old-time music, but sometimes there is percussion.

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IBMA Award Nominees Swing toward Tradition

by / on August 13, 2009

The International Bluegrass Music Association announced its award nominees in Nashville today and the list is heavy on traditional style.

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