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2014/04/24 17:12
2014/04/24 17:12
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Béla Fleck Banjo superstar Béla Fleck returns for a 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 engagement with the S.C. Philharmonic at the Koger Center with a new title: composer. He has more Grammy Award...
2014/04/24 17:12
2014/04/24 17:12
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2014/04/24 04:41
2014/04/24 04:41
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John Lockaby, a veteran of the bluegrass industry, dropped by Elliott Family Farms last year. His reaction to the fourth-generation farm in Upper Cleveland County — which now doubles as a music...
2014/04/24 04:34
2014/04/24 04:34
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Salisbury Post Live At Lee Street on May 2: Mipso and Mandolin Orange Lee Street Theater has pulled an entertainment coup in lining up this outstanding doubleheader of an event. Tickets are on sale...
2014/04/24 01:44
2014/04/24 01:44
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Ask singer Vince Gill about the music and performers he was inspired by in his youth, and his answer varies with his reflection. "It changes with whatever age you are at the time," said Gill, talking...
2014/04/23 15:00
2014/04/23 15:00
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Genre-leaping master vocalist Mac Wiseman, piano-playing hit-maker Ronnie Milsap and songwriter-poet Hank Cochran will receive the country music industry's highest honor: induction into the Country...
2014/04/18 20:41
2014/04/18 20:41
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Music floated across the court square lawn. Balloons with the Relay for Life logo swayed in the wind as supporters shopped for painted gourds, baked goods and crafts. Relay for Life held a...
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2014/04/18 12:56
2014/04/18 12:56
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My new bandmates and I had connected at Common Threads, a corner hangout of sorts at the shiny new Earl Scruggs Center in the small city of Shelby, N.C., an hour west of Charlotte. Scruggs, who...
2014/04/12 06:06
2014/04/12 06:06
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The mandolin was available, so I grabbed it. Beth Cook strummed the Dobro, and her father, Glenn Reep, plucked on a banjo. Two other members of the Cook family, husband Chris and teenage daughter...
2014/04/10 21:24
2014/04/10 21:24
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Born in rural Eastern Ontario, Rick “Caindawg” Adams heard his first country blues circa 1969 via the powerful FM station CHOM, Montreal. The classic Blue Thumb label album Memphis Swamp Jam and...
2014/04/08 13:41
2014/04/08 13:41
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Change was on the agenda at Shelby’s city council meeting Monday night as council voted on a change for uptown businesses concerning their sidewalk cafes, and held a public hearing on a proposed...
2014/04/04 15:27
2014/04/04 15:27
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A multi-instrumentalist of dazzling proficiency, Smith first gained national attention in 1948 with his recording of "Banjo Boogie," which reached No. 9 on Billboard's country chart. He followed it a...
2014/04/02 22:01
2014/04/02 22:01
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Augusta, GA - Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, has announced that the 2nd Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival will be held May 1st-3rd at Elijah Clark State Park, located at 2959 McCormick Highway...
2014/04/02 15:24
2014/04/02 15:24
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House music pioneer Frankie Knuckles ‘could take a dance floor and take it to the choir loft’ Frankie Knuckles plays a set at the former Green Dolphin Street in 2009. | Sun-Times Files Related...
2014/04/01 00:41
2014/04/01 00:41
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Three national acts are performing at the American Legion World Series this summer. Country singers Corey Smith and Rodney Atkins will perform in concerts open to the public. The American Legion...
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2014/03/31 20:41
2014/03/31 20:41
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With the arrival of spring and warm weather, local farmer's market managers are gearing up to open for the summer. Angie Smith, manager of the Foothills Farmer's Market in Shelby, said the uptown...
2014/03/31 04:29
2014/03/31 04:29
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WILSON (AP) — Banjo, guitar and fiddle meld in a tinny twang. Their players pluck out bluegrass standards and country anthems, old tunes echoing through an older space. A wheat sickle and yard rake,...
2014/03/30 14:41
2014/03/30 14:41
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Carl White will present "Life In the Carolinas Town Square Special featuring Shelby" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Don Gibson Theatre, 318 S. Washington St., Shelby. Tickets are free and may be reserved...
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2014/03/30 04:34
2014/03/30 04:34
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Salisbury Post Wineka column: There’s nothing fancy but the music, fellowship and food at Pop’s Picking Place ALISBURY � Pop�s Picking Place isn�t exactly a palace. It�s a two-car, cinder-block...
2014/03/28 18:21
2014/03/28 18:21
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If you love bluegrass you won’t want to miss The Hub Bluegrass Club’s 11th annual Bluegrass Concert, coming up Sunday, March 30 at the Gibraltar Room. The stars in this concert are all internationally...
2014/03/28 08:18
2014/03/28 08:18
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... Earl Scruggs, the bluegrass banjo player whose playing style influenced generations of musicians, dies of natural causes at the age of 88 in Nashville, Tenn. Scruggs, along with his guitarist...
2014/04/24 17:12
2014/04/24 17:12
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