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2014/08/15 17:38
2014/08/15 17:38
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The Banjo Man's streak of playing at 49er games will continue. He'll just have to travel farther south to keep it going. Fairfax's Stacy Samuels has been wearing the propeller hat, gold t-shirt and...
2014/08/15 17:38
2014/08/15 17:38
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2014/08/14 19:27
2014/08/14 19:27
6d
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys are a bluegrass band of brothers from New Jersey. The group, comprised of 17-year-old Tommy, 14-year-old Robbie, and 12-year-old Jonny Mizzone, first got into bluegrass thanks to...
2014/08/08 14:20
2014/08/08 14:20
12d
DETROIT, MI -- Hank Williams Jr. is a 65-year-old firecracker, born in Shreveport, La., who knew he wanted to be a musician at age 8. His unapologetic mix of country, rock, and blues, along with an...
2014/08/06 21:15
2014/08/06 21:15
13d
Back in the early 1800s, African musicians were crafting crude banjos from gourds and whatnot. Then around 1830, a minstrel singer from Virginia by the name of John Walker Sweeney decided to...
2014/08/06 16:48
2014/08/06 16:48
14d
The event kicks off Saturday morning with a 5K run at 8 a.m. and goes into the evening with live concerts. “That night you will see a mass of humanity uptown,” Eddie Holbrook, co-chairman of the ALWS...
2014/08/04 05:03
2014/08/04 05:03
16d
SANTA CRUZ -- Opening night at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music was all that it should be: Three new works by three composers of vastly different temperaments and interests were...
2014/08/02 19:17
2014/08/02 19:17
18d
As Bill Jenkins sees it, music is so much more than melody, rhythm and lyrics. It's a part of our history, he says. A part of who we are, both individually and collectively. "A lot of people take...
2014/07/31 19:43
2014/07/31 19:43
20d
The Hot Nut Riveters 8 p.m. Sunday at Natasha's Bistro, 112 Esplanade. $10. (859) 259-2754, beetnik.com. Just over 18 years ago, Guy Forsyth came to town as part of an irreverent, all-acoustic...
2014/07/31 04:44
2014/07/31 04:44
20d
There’s no denying dobro extraordinaire and Leavittsburg native Jerry Douglas is a busy guy. Not only is he a key member of Alison Krauss and Union Station but the highly sought-after musician is...
2014/07/28 18:41
2014/07/28 18:41
23d
Writer and historian Suzannah Smith Miles will present “Finding Barbara Allen,” a discussion of Southern Appalachian folk music history and the “songcatchers” who first captured this music for...
2014/07/26 13:41
2014/07/26 13:41
25d
Hundreds of Cleveland County residents leave the county to shop. Charlotte, Gaffney, Gastonia and Spartanburg attract business - and tax revenue - away from the county. But a movement is starting to...
2014/07/24 18:41
2014/07/24 18:41
27d
A long vacant corner spot in uptown Shelby won't be empty much longer. And while officials aren't publicly saying what is planned to fill the one-time Hudson's Department store location at 213 S....
2014/07/22 13:47
2014/07/22 13:47
29d
Let your inner artist escape on the sidewalks in Uptown Shelby as the Cleveland County Arts Council presents Chalk Fest, a fun, family friendly, sidewalk chalk competition on the courtsquare, around...
2014/07/21 22:42
2014/07/21 22:42
29d
Described as a man with many talents, Ray Ledford’s friends and family are mourning the loss of the musician. “He gave his life to music and he was a great musician,” said Don Ledford, Ray’s younger...
2014/07/21 18:41
2014/07/21 18:41
30d
Now, after six months, the Earl Scruggs Center - which honors the Cleveland County native musician who pioneered the 'Scruggs style' three-finger banjo picking - has brought visitors from Japan,...
2014/07/19 04:35
2014/07/19 04:35
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Banjo at Bascom: Rich Remsberg ends week-long residency with concert By John Seven, Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont Photo Gallery | Rich Remsberg to hold banjo concert at Bascom...
2014/07/18 06:09
2014/07/18 06:09
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What is a bluegrass band without a name that reflects not just the music, but the lifestyle of banjos, guitars and harmonicas, along with witty banter directed at the audience. The Old River Road...
2014/07/17 22:04
2014/07/17 22:04
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MORRISTOWN ‑ Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will host a double bill on Saturday, July 20 when Collin J. Rocker and Gary Reed, crowd favorites in 2013, take the stage on the third Sunday of the...
2014/08/15 17:38
2014/08/15 17:38
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