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Big Country Bluegrass Plays Galax Style Bluegrass at Carter Fold

Big Country BluegrassHiltons, VA -- Big Country Bluegrass was formed by husband and wife Tommy and Teresa Sells in the late 1980s and took its’ name from Tommy’s coon-hunting buddy Jimmy Martin’s instrumental Big Country. The group delivers their own hard driving and heartfelt style of bluegrass music, and it makes them crowd favorites wherever they perform. Whether it’s at a festival in Missouri, on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, or at a small, intimate concert in their hometown of Independence, Virginia, the band brings back memories reminiscent of the early days of bluegrass music.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground to Host the 14th Annual Premier Bluegrass Weekend

Ocean Lakes Family CampgroundMyrtle Beach, SC -- Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, will host the 14th Annual Premier Bluegrass Weekend on Friday, Aug. 24, and Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. The event is open to all guests staying at the campground (campsite reservations can be made by calling (877) 510-1413 and rental reservations by calling (800) 845-2229). Featured bluegrass music entertainers include Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Grascals, Big Country Bluegrass, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Rich In Tradition, and more.

Blue Ridge Music Center Delivers Hot Bluegrass Music June 9

Big Country BluegrassBlazing Blue Ridge Bands Concert features Whitetop Mountain Band & Big Country Bluegrass with Don Rigsby at Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Center June 9 Two of the most popular bluegrass and old-time bands in the Blue Ridge will deliver one of the hottest shows of the season on Saturday, June 9th at the Blue Ridge Music Center.

32nd Annual Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival Begins May 10

Doyle Lawson & QuicksilverDenton, NC -- One of America's favorite and talented bluegrass music festivals is just around the corner. It is time for the 32nd Annual Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival which will be held from 12Noon - 11pm at the Denton Farm Park, 1072 Cranford Road, Denton, NC May 10 through 12, 2012. The 2012 festival will, as usual, feature some of the hottest bluegrass artists performing today.

Big Country Bluegrass Welcomes New Members to the Band

Eddie GillBig Country Bluegrass is excited to announce the newest member to our family, Eddie Gill. Eddie will be assuming the lead vocal/guitar position for the band. Big Country Bluegrass is also very happy to announce the addition of Don Rigsby for about 20-25 dates this year on fiddle and vocals. Don's resume is unmatched and his contribution to the Big Country Bluegrass sound is sure to create some history-making music.

Car Change and Full Steam Ahead for Big Country Bluegrass

Big Country BluegrassIn bluegrass music, change is inevitable. Such is the case with Big Country Bluegrass. Three months ago, Johnny Williams left the group to form a new group with his wife Jeanette Williams, and Scott Freeman. The new group is called Freeman & Williams and they've recently released a new CD. Now another long-time member has decided to move on. Jeff Michael has now left the group to persue other interests. Big Country Bluegrass would like to wish Johnny and Jeff much success in the future and to thank them for their enormous contributions to Big Country Bluegrass. We encourage all our friends and fans to support both of them in their new endeavors.

32nd Annual Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival Performers Announced

Doyle Lawson & QuicksilverOne of America's favorite and talented bluegrass music festivals is scheduled for May 10 through 12, 2012. It is time for the 32nd Annual Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival which will be held from 12Noon-11pm at the Denton Farm Park, 1072 Cranford Road, Denton, NC. The 2012 festival will, as usual, feature some of the hottest bluegrass artists performing today.

Big Country Bluegrass a Big Time at the Carter Fold Sept. 17

Big Country BluegrassBig Country Bluegrass was formed by husband and wife Tommy and Teresa Sells in the late 1980s and took it's name from Tommy's coon-hunting buddy Jimmy Martin's instrumental Big Country. In the ensuing years, the group played numerous fiddlers' conventions, capturing their share of individual and band honors while also performing at festivals throughout the southeast. Abandoning the competition circuit, they concentrated on festivals and concert dates. Along the way, they've developed a large and devoted following throughout the U.S. and abroad. Saturday, September 17th, 2011, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Big Country Bluegrass. Admission to the concert is $7 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

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