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A Visit to a Lost Bluegrass Music Temple

By Art Menius, August 31, 2014

Barnum-like music promoter and artist manager Carlton Haney produced the first three-day bluegrass music festival with camping on Labor Day weekend 1965 on Cantrell’s Horse Farm near Fincastle, Virginia. 922 more words

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Kentucky Bluegrass Music Relief Art Print

Kentucky Bluegrass Music Relief Art Print

         As the holiday weekend begins, Bluegrass Music is one of the more prominent types of music to be heard throughout Kentucky. 53 more words

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Step Into the World of a Cowboy at Silver Dollar City's National Harvest & Cowboy Festival

A few days ago, I blogged about all the Branson festivals this fall and briefly touched on Silver Dollar City’s National Harvest & Cowboy Festival, but the truth is, this event needs a whole blog post of its own. 415 more words


Bluegrass in Sorrento Italy

While strolling the narrow streets of Sorrento on vacation I thought I heard bluegrass. Maybe. I mean we were in Italy and I expected Italian love songs (which I was humming all day) But I was right, there on a small street on a hot summer day was an Italian Bluegrass Band. 80 more words


Observations From the Road (The "Thankfulness" Edition)

Tuesday, August 19th (and day #19) – is the last one of the cross-country Not All Who Wander Are Lost tour. Later this morning I’ll be flying home.  1,911 more words

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Traditional bluegrass music is typically played on acoustic instruments: fiddle, string bass, five string banjo, guitar, and mandolin.  Sometimes a harmonica, autoharp, or dobro may be played in the group.  108 more words

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