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Marteka and William Lake

Bluegrass and the Younger Generation

Fiddlin’ Carson PetersGo 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.

Siblings Keeping the Sounds of a Tradition Alive

Marteka and William LakeMarteka and William Lake are not unfamiliar in the social media social media scene. Here we have a brother-sister duo that are trying to emulate the sound of other bluegrass artists but, in this case those artists are Earl Scruggs & Lester Flatt! Cybergrass frequently focuses on youth in bluegrass and these two from Hacker Valley, West Virgina are bringing that focus directly on them. Marteka and William, as they're most commonly known, have just released their latest and fourth album, The Sounds of a Tradition consisting of 11 tracks of pure traditional bluegrass music. This album is hot on the heels of their 2013 release, True Grass Revival.

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