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Tin Pan South Is Here!
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Finally, the world’s greatest songwriting event is here! Tin Pan South 2014 starts tomorrow and Apryl Evans is the winner of our Fast Access Pass giveaway. Evans is an aspiring songwriter herself and has come all the way from New Jersey to enjoy Tin Pan. She makes frequent trips to Nashville an even opened up Read more…

Jesse McReyonlds Celebrates 50 years On The Opry
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Inducted in 1964, Bluegrass legends Jim & Jesse are celebrating 50 Years as members of the Grand Ole Opry this year. On March 1st the Grand Ole Opry will honor Jesse McReyonlds as he celebrates his 50th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry®. The success of their 60’s radio shows Read more…

Great Country And Americana Acts Scheduled For Bonnaroo 2014
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Lower tier Tickets for Bonnaroo 2014 have already sold out, so be sure to get yours soon. The Manchester, Tenn. festival always has some great Country and Americana acts and this year is no different. Amos Lee, Drive-By Truckers, the Avett Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops, the Lone Bellow, Shovels & Rope, the Wood Brothers, Blackberry Read more…

Elton John, Kanye, Jack White Top The Bonnaroo Line-up
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Review: Rhonda Vincent, Only Me
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Rhonda Vincent has been a purveyor of consistently good hard driving bluegrass music for years. ‘Only me,’ the new release from the multi-Grammy nominee surprises us with, dare we say, a concept album.

The 2-disc set is a pleasant surprise with the first disc being all bluegrass and the second, traditional country. Country legend Willie Read more…

Bluegrass Underground Receives Four Emmys
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Producers of the acclaimed PBS music concert event “Bluegrass Underground” today announced the series is proud recipient of four coveted EMMY awards from the 28th Annual Mid South EMMY Awards. The awards were announced by the National Academy for the Television Arts & Sciences January 26th at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

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Rhonda Vincent: Takes A Walk On The Country Side
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To say music is in Rhonda Vincent’s blood would be putting it lightly. She’s a fifth generation musician. Her career started as a child in her family’s band, The Sally Mountain Show. Her brother Darrin is a member of the Grammy-nominated bluegrass group Dailey & Vincent and her two son-in-laws are members of her band Read more…

Alan Jackson’s Bluegrass Album Still #1 After Four Months
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Alan Jackson’s first bluegrass album –The Bluegrass Album – has been the bestselling bluegrass album for four months, since its release on Sept. 24, 2013, as it continues at the top of Billboard’s Bluegrass Album Sales Chart.

The album has generated much acclaim from a diverse group of music critics, such as Rolling Stone recognizing Read more…

The Roys' Make Their Grand Ole Opry Debut
L-R : Lee Roy, Jeannie Seely, Elaine Roy and Eddie Stubbs.
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Bluegrass siblings The Roys’ marked another milestone in their career with their Grand Ole Opry debut last Friday night on the stage of Nashville’s world-famous Ryman Auditorium. Introduced by Grammy-winning Opry legend Jeannie Seely and backed by the renowned Opry band, The Roys brought down the house with “You Can Count on My Love” and Read more…

Alan Jackson Tops The Bluegrass Charts
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No one would ever expect to see traditionalist Alan Jackson at the top of anything but the country singles chart – after all, he’s been to the summit 35 times. But today Alan finds the self-penned “Blacktop” – from his new release, The Bluegrass Album – debuting at #1 on a chart he’s proud to Read more…