| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass.
An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The Music by the Lake summer concert series continues Saturday with Stoney Creek bluegrass band playing at the Hagerstown City Park band shell, starting at 7 p.m.
The band features guitarist Ed Barney, banjo player Darrell Sanders and Libby Files,...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Yonder Mountain String Band
Thu., July 19, 7:05 p.m. Gathering of the Vibes, Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport. (203) 908-3030, gatheringofthevibes.com.
Yonder Mountain String Band is playing Vibes on opening night, Thursday at 7:05 p.m., a...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 7:24 AM
If you Google “Top Mandolin Players,” pretty much every result you get will have David “Dawg” Grisman in the top five. The man is a living legend. Go ahead and try it. I’ll wait…
Over the course of his 50-year career,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:10 PM
After spending weeks mowing 15-acres of grass, setting up huge tents and preparing the stage for the Coleman Station Bluegrass Festival, Tim and Brenda Custer said all the hard work is worth it come the weekend of the show.
"When you walk through the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow performed at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa Wednesday evening, treating a near-sold out crowd to 80 minutes in folk-rock heaven.
Opening act Honey Honey — a cross between KT Tunstall, the Civil Wars,...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Driving down the 1700 block of Kenwood Place in Costa Mesa, it's not easy to miss Terrell "Terry" Koken's house.
On a street lined with well-manicured lawns, budding palm trees and flower beds, Koken's yard — with its pine tree, brush, untamed...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A fiddle player from West Virginia took top honors this year at the Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax. Jake Krack was named best all-around performer when the fiddlers convention wrapped up Saturday night.
Mandolin players were in the spotlight on...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Brittany Clopper stood in front of her childhood home in Smithsburg watching Santa parade by on an antique fire engine.
The 24-year-old, who now lives in Cascade with her husband, Ben, held her daughter, Remie, 2, in her arms.
“She wanted to see...
| Nov 17, 2012
If singer-songwriter Keller Williams lingers too long in any specific music genre, the casually versatile performer admits he'll probably lose interest.
"I haven't been officially diagnosed with ADD, but I suspect it, and I mean that in the nicest...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:09 PM
This generation is undoubtedly experiencing history’s most expansive and diverse collection of musical genres to date. What with the boom of social media and music sharing sites like Facebook and Spotify, it’s effortless for an artist to...