MerleFest, presented by Window World, has officially come to a close, but not without a number of unforgettable collaborations, spontaneous sit-ins, and world-class performances at the much anticipated return of North Carolina’s beloved festival. Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sturgill Simpson, and Mavis Staples all brought extra MerleFest energy to the Watson Stage over the course of the weekend.
This past weekend the 49th presentation of the bluegrass community staple RockyGrass came to a close and once again, the gathering was a rousing success. Presented with the care and talents of the illustrious Planet Bluegrass, attendees were treated to three days of local, regional, and national talents inspired by the Appalachian sound. As is customary with this family friendly festival, equipped with onsite camping, all age access to the cool waters of the North St.
MerleFest, Presented by Window World, Announces Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Shovels & Rope, and more
Innovative Giving Enhancement (IGE) releases today the dates and preliminary Artist Collective for the 2022 Kaua’i Music and Art Immersion. ‘Grateful Aloha’ on the Garden Island, held January 3-11, 2022, offers a unique opportunity to join in musical celebration with the Kaua’i community for the benefit of a broad range of island nonprofit organizations.
What's the top best-selling Bluegrass album of all time? Look no further than Bill Monroe. He is and always will be at the very top of the list. Bill Monroe is the Father of Bluegrass and for a good reason. Drawing a connection from Bill Monroe to Peter Rowan is not all that difficult. Peter Rowan got his start in the music business in the mid-1960s, playing as a twenty-something-year-old newbie in Bill's band, The Bluegrass Boys.
IGE Music & Art Immersion Announces Musical Ambassador Lineup, Engages Prague, Czech Republic for Location of Sixth Annual Summit
Innovative Giving Enhancement (IGE) today announces the artist collective for the sixth annual Music and Art Immersion program happening in Prague, Czech Republic October 2-11, 2020. Participants experience ten days and nine nights of concerts, jams and the many international musical collaborations at the heart of the Immersion experience.
LOCKN’ has announced an extraordinary initial lineup for the upcoming special edition of the beloved camping festival. Set for June 19-21, 2020, the 8th annual LOCKN’ will be an all-star celebration of Phil Lesh’s upcoming 80th birthday, taking place as always at Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, LOCKN’s 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA.