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Song of the Mountains Taping with Bill Yates and the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band

Song of the MountainsMarion, VA- Song of the Mountains will tape another episode of the award winning concert series aired across America on Saturday, October 1st at the Lincoln Theatre. Headlining the concert will be the legendary Bill Yates and the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band

AmericanaFest Gearing up for Citywide Celebration

Americana Music AssociationNashville, TN -- Call it a Music City Roots Revival, as The Americana Music Association spreads its musical message throughout Nashville with cool open to the public special events during the 12th annual Festival and Conference presented by Nissan. For conference attendees it's icing on the cake, and for those new to the Americana scene it's the perfect way to dip your toes in the genre's water and discover why Southern Living calls this "..the Best Music Festival in Nashville."

AirPlay Direct Reaches Major Milestones In Digital Delivery

AirPlay DirectAirPlay Direct, the global leader in digital delivery to radio, is proud to announce that it has now reached 30,000 members and 6,800 radio stations worldwide. These members, including signed artists, independent artists and record labels, are able to securely send broadcast-quality music and digital press kits to booking agents, promoters, music supervisors and radio program/music directors at our 6,800 radio stations worldwide.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Remembers Hazel Dickens Beginning Friday, Sept. 30

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2011It is once again for the monstor free Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival held in Speedway Meadow at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The donated festival is given each year by Warren Hellman. This year's event is being held in loving memory of Hazel Dickens. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is a family-friendly festival. Children and on-leash dogs are welcome but they should be comfortable with large crowds and loud music. Police estimate that more than 600,000 people attended the festival last year over three days, including 350,000 on Sunday, the festival's traditional top attendance day.

Darrel Webb Band to Record Live at Carter Family Fold Oct. 14

Darrel Webb BandDarrell will be doing a live recording from the Fold. Because of this, the concert will be one to listen to only event and there will be no dancing permitted. The show will also be videotaped for a live DVD recording. Come be a part of the excitment of a live recording. This special show at the Carter Family Fold will take place Friday, October 14, 2011.

A Miracle Night in Dalton,Georgia

Buddy WoodwardDalton, GA -- The Dalton Freight Depot was alive with excitement and music as a record audience spilled outside the historic venue to hear performances by The Dixie Bee-Liners, Jubal's Kin, Lone Mountain Band and Earl Brackin. Emcee, Geoff Morris, visiting Dalton from Bendigo, Australia opened the show by saying "Tonight is a Miracle Night". The event was a CD release party for Bluegrass Bands Helping Hands Volume Three - Big Leagues. The CD is a compilation bluegrass music project to benefit The Miracle League of Whitfield County. Millie Hicks, Miracle League member stated, "It was an amazing night with fantastic music. The level of talent of these bands is incredible and we are so thankful for their support of the Miracle League. With their help and the great community turnout, we were able to raise over $4,400 for the Miracle League bringing us ever closer to that first pitch."

Ben 'Blackbeard' Lewis - Blackbeard's Dream CD Release

Blackbeard's DreamManitou Springs, CO -- A new album of psychedelic progressive bluegrass music will be released to the public on Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Featuring members of Spring Creek, Grass It Up, The Changing Colors, and Stolen Thyme, the project is a labor of love drawing on the images, moods, and music of dreams. A CD Release Party featuring Grass It Up, The J. Miller Band, and Stolen Thyme will be held. Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7:30-11:00 PM at the Front Range BBQ, 2330 W. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80904

The Hayloft Gang Video Contest Offers Great Prizes

Hayloft Gang Video ContestCheck out The Hayloft Gang Video Contest and vote for your favorites. The contest has 60 talented, creative and fun entries. The Hayloft Gang Video Contest - Hayloft has folks playing mandolins, guitars, harmonicas, kazoos, hammer dulcimers, banjos, ukuleles, and more.

Bluegrass and the Younger Generation Artists

Sierra HullGo to a Bluegrass festival today and observe the audience. It is comprised of people from all walks of life. It is also comprised of people of all age groups. This is encouraging and is probably the result of the new young talent which keeps the Bluegrass blood flowing. This generation of Bluegrass musicians are bringing with them a new generation of listeners.

Exciting Plans, Big Changes for Bob Evans Farm Festival

Bob Evans Farm FestivalColumbus, OH /PRNewswire/ -- For 41 years, the Bob Evans Farm Festival has evolved to accommodate its growing popularity. What began as a small, local gathering has become a mecca for Bob Evans fans, attracting more than 30,000 visitors from 19 states for a weekend of arts & crafts, entertainment and – of course – delicious food, all for a great value. This year, the festival will feature one of the most exciting developments to date: the unveiling of the Farm's recent renovations. Bluegrass Music's Male Vocalist of the Year Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out will be entertaining the guests.

Neil Portnow to Keynote Americana Festival and Conference

Neil PortnowNashville, TN -- The Americana Music Association is pleased to announce the first group of industry participants for the 12th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, presented by Nissan, October 12-15, in Nashville, Tennessee. Focusing on all facets of the evolving business of music - from high tech to grassroots - attendees will get a chance to listen, learn and engage with trend-setters and trailblazers.

Della Mae Adds New Guitar Player Courtney Hartman and Performs Shows During IBMA

Della MaeAustin, TX — Della Mae, the all-woman bluegrass quintet out of Boston that brings acoustic grit and twang to town with no apologies, will play shows in Nashville during the IBMA Business Conference and Fan Fest.

Bluegrass Pioneer Curly Seckler Inducted into Bill Monroe Hall of Fame Today

Curly SecklerBluegrass pioneer Curly Seckler will be inducted into the Bill Monroe Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 24 at the 37th Annual Uncle Pen Days Festival in Bean Blossom, IN.

Multiple Deering Artists Nominated for IBMA Awards

Deering BanjosSan Diego, CA -- Since its founding in 1985, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has honored those artists who have pioneered bluegrass music during its annual ward ceremony. This week marks the IBMA's 25th convention and awards ceremony in Nashville, TN and Deering Banjo Company is exceptionally proud to have several endorsing artists nominated for some of the most prestigious awards to be presented on the night.

CMHoF to Open 'The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and California Country'

Merle Haggard and Buck OwensNashville, TN -- The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's major new exhibition, The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, opens on Saturday, March 24, 2012, for a near two-year run. Narrated by Dwight Yoakam, the exhibit will explore the roots, heyday and impact of the Bakersfield Sound, the loud, stripped-down and radio-ready music most closely identified with the careers of Country Music Hall of Fame members Buck Owens and Merle Haggard.

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