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17th Annual Christmas Bluegrass Benefit Concert For The Homeless

Vince GillNashville, TN -- The 17th Annual Christmas Bluegrass Benefit Concert For The Homeless has announced the scheduled lineup. The benefit concert is to be held at the world-famous Station Inn in Nashville TN on Sunday evening, Dec. 11. This is always a wonderful, exciting night, and this year, it's one not to be missed!

MerleFest Adds More Artists to 2016 Lineup

MerleFestWilkesboro, NC -- MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1, 2016, is proud to announce four more additions to the 2016 lineup: Brandi Carlile, Tim O’Brien, Sam Bush Band and Jim Lauderdale. These artists join over 100 other artists already announced, including John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine, The Wood Brothers, Alison Brown, Peter Rowan, Doug Seegers, Steep Canyon Rangers and more! The four-day event, the largest roots and Americana music festival in the nation, takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the heart of Appalachia. MerleFest continues the legacy of Doc Watson and is a benefit for the college. This homecoming of roots music artists and fans draws nearly 80,000 participants every year.

Jayme Stone's Lomax Project Featuring Tim O'Brien

Bristol, VA/TN -- Birthplace of Country Music and The Paramount Center for the Arts present Jayme Stone's Lomax Project featuring Tim O'Brien on the Paramount stage Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m., sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission. Two-time Juno-winning banjoist and composer Jayme Stone collaborates with Grammy-winning Americana artist Tim O'Brien, and others, for a re-imagining of songs collected by renowned folklorist and field pioneer Alan Lomax. This "collaboratory" brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive and recycle traditional music.

Final Week of January Jams Tickets Selling Fast

Tim O'Brien and Darrel ScottAbingdon, VA –The 2nd Annual January Jams at the Barter Theatre have brought in legendary and Grammy-Award winning artists every weekend this month . The series included 7 total concerts, most coming close to or selling out. “In a traditionally slow month in Abingdon, we’ve been able to create an event that people enjoy, and we couldn’t be more pleased,” explains Sara Cardinale, Special Events Coordinator for the ACVB. “The lineup this year has generated quite the buzz, and highlights Abingdon as an up-and-coming music destination.”

Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott on Mountain Stage Oct 20th

Tim O'Brien and Darrel ScottTim O’Brien & Darrell Scott - These two stellar musicians - and longtime friends - have covered an incredible amount of ground and become mainstays of the country, American and bluegrass scene. Tim O’Brien is an incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. The Wheeling, WV, native came to prominence with the Colorado-based bluegrass band Hot Rize, and its country-Western alter ego, Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers.

“Memories & Moments” by Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott Out September 17th

Tim O'Brien and Darrel ScottNashville, TN -- The long-awaited studio follow-up to roots-music titans’ celebrated 2000 release Real Time hits the streets on September 17th on Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott's own Full Skies label. The prayers of roots-music fans will at long last be answered with the release of Memories and Moments, the second studio album from highly regarded writer/singer/multi-instrumentalists Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott, released on their newly formed Full Skies imprint, a compound of O’Brien’s Howdy Skies and Scott’s Full Light labels. Comprising five songs apiece from O’Brien and Scott plus one memorable collaboration in their timely “Turn Your Dirty Lights On,” along with a pair of chestnuts from Hank Williams and George Jones and a spirited rendition of the John Prine classic “Paradise,” with its author guesting on guitar and vocals, Memories and Moments is a face-to-face record by design.

Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien Create Memories & Moments

Memories & MomentsThe September 17 release of Memories & Moments, is the second studio album from highly regarded writer/singer/multi-instrumentalists Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott, released on their newly formed Full Skies imprint, a compound of O’Brien’s Howdy Skies and Scott’s Full Light labels. Comprising five songs apiece from O’Brien and Scott plus one memorable collaboration in their timely “Turn Your Dirty Lights On,” along with a pair of chestnuts from Hank Williams and George Jones and a spirited rendition of the John Prine classic “Paradise,” with its author guesting on guitar and vocals, Memories & Moments is a face-to-face record by design.

5th West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Tim O'Brien AwardThe fifth ceremony coincides with West Virginia’s sesquicentennial and, throughout the year, the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame (WVMHoF) will sponsor events leading up to the November ceremony. The induction ceremony will be broadcast live on WV-PBS, across the state. In addition to a notable cast of hosts, presenters and performers, this year’s event will feature more musical performances./Images/TimOBrienAward0513.jpg

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Announces Lineup, Early Bird Deadline

Gray FoxOne of America's finest bluegrass festivals takes place in Oak Hill, New York. This year's event is scheduled for July 18-21 - less than four months from now. Friday is the deadline for Early Bird tickets. The end of our Early Bird Ticket Special is coming right up. Friday, March 15 is the last day to get 'em at the great price of $160 per person (camping included), so get on board now and save. Kids 12 and under are admitted free with ticketed adult. But, the best is this year's exciting lineup of the finest names in bluegrass music today.

Darrell Scott and Tim O’Brien Live Collaboration Now Available

We're Usually a Lot Better Than ThisNashville, TN -- Darrell Scott and Tim O’Brien, known for their solo work as well as for stints in high-profile bands, have united for a live album. The new album just released, We’re Usually a Lot Better Than This, was recorded during two separate concerts at the Grey Eagle in Asheville, N.C. in 2005 and 2006. The shows were benefits for the Arthur Morgan School, where both had children attending as students at the time. (It’s not their first recording together; the Grammy-nominated studio album Real Time in 2000 was their debut as a duo.)

Mountain Song at Sea Announces Official Schedule for Inaugural Bluegrass Festival

Mountain Song At SeaNashville, TN -- Mountain Song is calling “all aboard” the cruise ship making bluegrass waves from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, Feb. 1-4, 2013. In addition to the Steep Canyon Rangers, the lineup also boasts the Punch Brothers, David Grisman Sextet, Del McCoury Band, Tim O'Brien & Bryan Sutton, Shannon Whitworth, Deadly Gentlemen, The Kruger Brothers, Peter Rowan, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Della Mae, Town Mountain, Mandolin Orange and more.

Darrell Scott and Tim O'Brien Team Up for Live Album, Due this October

We're Usually a Lot Better Than ThisNashville, TN -- Darrell Scott and Tim O’Brien, known for their solo work as well as for stints in high-profile bands, have united for a live album. Titled We’re Usually a Lot Better Than This, and due for release October 9, 2012 on the Full Light Records label through Thirty Tigers, the album was recorded during two separate concerts at the Grey Eagle in Asheville, N.C. in 2005 and 2006. The shows were benefits for the Arthur Morgan School, where both had children attending as students at the time. (It’s not their first recording together; the Grammy-nominated studio album Real Time in 2000 was their debut as a duo.)

Popular Bluegrass and Beer Festival Slated for August 3-5 in Keystone, Colorado

Bluegrass and Beer FestivalKeystone Resort, CO -- Those looking for an escape from the hot summer heat can visit Keystone, Colorado for it's 16th annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival, one of the most popular events of the summer at the resort. Festival goers can look forward to cool mountain temperatures, live bluegrass music across three different stages and sample all the beer they'd like from over 30 different breweries, from Colorado and beyond. August temperatures in Keystone average at about 75 degrees, with sunny blue skies and cooler nights, making it a quick and easy getaway from the city summer heat.

The Mountain Music Project: A Musical Odyssey from Appalachia to Himalaya

Mountain Music ProjectThe Mountain Music Project is proud to announce the new release of both their documentary film and their groundbreaking collaborative CD. The CD entitled The Mountain Music Project: A Musical Odyssey from Appalachia to Himalaya is a collaboration of the Nepali/Himalayan traditional music of the Gandharba, or musician caste, and the Bluegrass/Old Time musics of the Appalachian mountain region of the United States. Cybergrass wrote about The Mountain Music Project last November.

Announcing 6th Annual Sedona Bluegrass Festival

Tim O'BrienSedona, Arizona is known for its majestic red rocks, mystical vortexes and amazing hikes, but there is much more to Sedona. The music in Sedona is not only incredible, but extremely diverse as well, including the 6th Annual Sedona Bluegrass Festival held Sunday, June 3, 2012, 12:00 - 6:00pm at the Los Abrigados, Creekside. Spring is a magical, musical season in Sedona. Music lovers have a variety of genres and events to choose from, with Sedona's majestic red rocks serving as a beautiful backdrop for days and nights filled with song; perfect for a Musical Sedona Arizona Vacation.

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