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Bluegrass (genre)

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  • Whitewater trips' raft of activities

    Whitewater trips' raft of activities
    Outfitters offer plenty of options, with trips that focus archaeology, wildlife photography, yoga and bluegrass music. After riding the rapids of more than a dozen major streams on three continents, Bruce Legernes was looking for something a little...
  • Stagecoach: It's a frequent-riders program

    Stagecoach: It's a frequent-riders program
    Country music fans may well experience déjà vu in the desert for the 2011 Stagecoach festival. All this year's headliners are making return appearances, with Kenny Chesney topping a Stagecoach bill for the third time come Saturday. "We'd have him every...
  • Live review: Charlie Haden Family & Friends at Disney Hall

     
    Jazz luminary Charlie Haden took no small amount of perverse joy Tuesday night in bringing the old-time country music with which he started his musical career in the Midwest seven decades ago into the tony surroundings of Walt Disney Concert......
  • Scott Cooper: The body and soul behind 'Crazy Heart'

     
    The critics have been raving nonstop, and rightfully so, over Jeff Bridges' peerless performance in "Crazy Heart" as Bad Blake, the burned-out country music star who finds himself running on empty, reduced to playing bowling alleys as he tries to......
  • Faces to watch 2010: Jypsi

     
    JYPSI How do you harness a band that sings and plays like the Carter Family -- if the pioneering country group had emerged in the Summer of Love rather than at the tail end of the Jazz Age? That's a......
  • Live review: B??la Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain at Royce Hall

     
    The jokes came quickly at Royce Hall on Thursday night as UCLA Live director David Sefton introduced the trio of virtuoso musicians about to take the stage. With B??la Fleck on banjo, Edgar Meyer on double-bass and tabla master Zakir......
  • Live: Steve Martin at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    The actor's considerable banjo-playing skills were in the spotlight, but his comedic talents pop in as well before a delighted near-capacity audience. Were Steve Martin's instrument of choice a violin, piano or guitar, he might well have shown up in......
  • Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans

    Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans
    THE STAR-MAKING machine in Nashville does a lot of things well, but nurturing musicians who work outside the box isn't one of them. In the 1950s, Buddy Holly was rebuffed when he first recorded there, and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings spent most of...