| Jul 2, 2011
| 6:38 PM
PERRYVILLE — All day Saturday Perryville’s Merchant Row was the scene of an open house party aptly called the, “Red, White and Bluegrass Festival.”
Three bands participated in the event including Cuzin Earl, Dix River Crossings...
| Mar 29, 2012
Bill Monroe, the man widely acknowledged as the father of bluegrass music, was in search of a new banjo player for his famed Blue Grass Boys when a young musician turned up backstage at Nashville's celebrated Ryman Auditorium during a 1945 Grand Ole...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Earl Scruggs, whose distinctive picking style and association with Lester Flatt cemented bluegrass music's place in popular culture, died Wednesday of natural causes at a Nashville hospital, his son Gary Scruggs said. He was 88.
"I realize his popularity...
| Mar 29, 2012
Bluegrass legend and banjo innovator Earl Scruggs died of natural causes on March 28 at a Nashville hospital. He was 88-years-old.
Scruggs' son, Gary Scruggs who played the bass guitar with his father, said that he had been in failing health for some...
| Mar 30, 2012
Bluegrass player co-owned music store
Frank Javorsek, 70, a bluegrass musician who co-owned the now-closed Blue Ridge Pickin' Parlor music shop in the San Fernando Valley and hosted a bluegrass radio show on KCSN-FM, died March 22 of a...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Earl Scruggs died last week and though not a Kentucky boy, his banjo playing was so elemental to what we now know as bluegrass that it defines our indigenous music.
There is much more that defined the man, but most important is the hard picking banjo...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 6:09 PM
They probably were hoping for a restroom that they could use.
What they got was a lot more than that.
As bicyclists stepped away from the wooded trail along the C&O Canal, they were greeted by many voices raised in song, soaring from the windows of a...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:34 PM
For many jam-band fans, a double bill featuring Bruce Hornsby's Noisemakers and Béla Fleck's Flecktones is a pipe dream come true. Both bands feature virtuoso musicianship, startling versatility and a lust for exploring the outer limits.
For followers of...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is heading out on the festival circuit this summer and -- his local fans will be happy to know -- he's included his home region on his itinerary. The piano-pumping maestro will play a free concert at Norfolk's Harborfest...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Gayle Anderson featured the following events in this week's edition of Gayle on the Go!
Saturday Star Wars Day at the Los Angeles Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles (323) 644-4200 www.lazoo.org Saturday the Los Angeles Zoo will take you to a galazy far,...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Darrin Vincent doesn't remember a time when he wasn't performing music. He was 2 years old, singing onstage as well as on radio and television with his parents and sister Rhonda. It's just what he did growing up, Vincent said. It's also what Jamie Dailey,...