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Bill Keith Takes Home the Coveted Brown Jug Award

Bill KeithWell folks, once again it’s time for the Park Slope Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Jamboree’s Brown Jug Award. The Brown Jug Award is the brainchild of James Reams, a bluegrass musician and bandleader for over 20 years, who conceived of it as a way to recognize people in the Northeast whose impact on the music deserved to be honored but who might be less likely to be recognized by national organizations since for some of them (unlike this year’s recipient), their impact was only regional in nature.

Carol Beaugard Leaving Airwaves After 30 Years

Carol BeaugardTeaneck, NJ -- Celebrated bluegrass radio personality Carol Beaugard is leaving the airwaves after 30 years of hosting her syndicated show, “Lonesome Pine RFD” to pursue a professional career in acting. Beaugard created the popular program in 1985 and broadcasts live weekly from the studios of 89.1, WFDU-FM (streamed live on www.wfdu.fm), on the Teaneck campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. Since 2007 the show has been carried on WAMU’s “Bluegrass Country” headquartered in Washington, D.C., heard at 105.5 FM, in HD radio at 88.5 Channel 2, and worldwide online at bluegrasscountry.org. Her last live broadcast on WFDU will be on Friday, June 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon (EDT) and will be taped for later broadcast on WAMU.

Help Cheer Up Tex Logan by Bringing Christmas to Him

Tex Logan with Bill MonroeLonesome Pine RFD Bluegrass DJ, Carol Beaugard, has been keeping us posted on Tex Logan. At this time of the year, he probably needs a bit of cheering up. Christmas Carol says, "Beloved legendary bluegrass fiddler Tex Logan who composed the classic 'Christmas Time's a Coming' is in a rehabilitation center. He will be coming home after Christmas. Let's give Tex the gift of love this holiday - will you write him a Christmas card? the address is noted in this message from his daughter Jody. Wouldn't it be great if he could receive 1,000 cards before Christmas?! Please share this and let's make this the most magical time of the year for one of our best."

Bluegrass Personality Carol Beaugard Awarded Brown Jug Honors

Carol BeaugardActress, Bluegrass radio personality and artist Carol Beaugard received the Brown Jug Award at the 14th annual Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Jamboree. This award recognizes her contributions to bluegrass music in the northeast. She follows a list of well known recipients including Stephanie Ledgin, Bill Knowlton, Pat Conte and Doug Tuchman, among others.

Carol Beaugard to Make Off-Broadway Debut

Carol BeaugardNew York, NY -- Well known bluegrass radio DJ and artist, Carol Beaugard, is making her Off-Broadway debut in “The Plastic Couch” as part of the Strawberry Theatre Festival at the Hudson Guild Theater located at 441 West 26th Street in New York City. Beaugard stars as Grandma Carmen in the original play written by Alyssa Burgos, a portrait of three generations of a New York Puerto Rican family and the grandmother whose humor, eccentricities, and mental illness inhabits the center of their world. “The Plastic Couch” will be presented on Thursday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m., Monday March 4 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 3:00 p.m. For tickets contact The Riant Theatre Box Office at 646-623-3488.

Bluegrass Artist/Personality Carol Beaugard to Star in ‘Plaza Suite’

Carol BeaugardChester, NY -- Well known radio personality and bluegrass music artist Carol Beaugard has forged a new career as an actress and is returning to the stage this month to star in the popular Neil Simon hit comedy Plaza Suite. She portrays ‘Muriel Tate’, the awestruck housewife wooed by her former high school boyfriend, now famous Hollywood producer on the stage of The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, N.Y. October 19 through November 4. Weekly performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, with Sunday matinees at 3 pm.

Carol Beaugard to Star in “Avenue Q” in Rhinebeck, NY

Carol BeaugardNew York, NY -- Well-known bluegrass radio DJ, bluegrass music artist and actress Carol Beaugard is starring as Christmas Eve in the critically acclaimed musical comedy “Avenue Q” on the stage of The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, New York. Weekly performances run June 8th through June 24th, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, with Sunday matinees at 3 pm.

Bluegrass DJ and Artist Carol Beaugard to Star in Musical

Carol BeaugardChester, NY -- Chester resident, Carol Beaugard, is starring as The Queen in Rumple Who?, an original children's musical based on the fairy tale Rumplestilskin to be performed at The 13th Street Repertory Company in New York, N.Y. Matinee performances are on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. on March 11, March 18 and March 25. Tickets are $10 and open to the public. To book children's parties and for reservations call (212) 675-6677 or order tickets online at www.13thStreetRep.org or www.theatermania.com.

Carol Beaugard, Radio DJ and Bluegrass Artist, in Two Musical Productions

Carol BeaugardPoughkeepsie, NY -- Radio personality Carol Beaugard is starring in two upcoming musical productions. She plays "Peggy" in "Godspell" at The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, New York running July 22 to August 7, 2011. The following month she will appear as the "Kit Kat Girl, Texas" in "Cabaret" produced by Creative Theater-Muddy Water Players to be performed at the Museum Village in Monroe, New York September 16 to October 2, 2011.

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