Very interesting article about Adele and bluegrass music! http://bluegrasstoday.com/37693/what-does-adeles-big-night-mean-for-bluegrass/
Here are The Steeldrivers performing “If It Hadn’t Been for Love,” a song performed also by Adele:by 3 comments
Pete Wernick (aka Dr. Banjo) and Grey Fox merrily announce the return of Pete’s famous Jam Camp to Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY this coming summer. The four day came will be in session Monday–Thursday, July 16–19, 2012 at the Oak Hill Fire Hall, directly across from the entrance to Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. Closet pickers, Pete’s Jam Camp at Grey Fox is for you! You’ll be jamming the first morning and you’ll be oh-so-much-more-in shape for all the great jams at Grey Fox. Pete and his dynamite staff offer user-friendly instruction in all bluegrass instruments! Find out how much fun (and easy) playing bluegrass can be! Click to find out more about Dr. Banjo’s bluegrass camps! For all things Grey Fox, visit us our website or like us on Facebook.by
Catch Mollie O’Brien and a show all about the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
on WCUW’s “In the Tradition” with radio host, Jeff Boudreau (thanks, Jeff!)
Where: WCUW, 91.3fm and streaming at wcuw.org
Time: 5:0o-8:00PM Tuesday, June 28th TONIGHT!
Mollie O’Brien, her husband Rich Moore, Grammy-winning brother
Tim O’Brien and their collective sons and daughters are performing
at Grey Fox on Friday, July 15—one of only 4 shows that “O’Brien,
Party of Seven” will be doing this festival season! Catch them
while you can.
A partial list of Jeff’s upcoming shows and interviews include:
June 28 ~ Interview with Mollie O’Brien and featuring music
of other Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival artists
August 16 ~ Claire Lynch (IBMA Vocalist of the Year)
appearing at Grey Fox on Friday, July 15.
August 23 ~ Interview with David Greely and featuring the music of
other Rhythm and Roots Festival artists
(Festival dates: Sept 2-3-4, 2011 in Charlestown, RI)
Turn your radio on!!! And listen to the music in the air!by
Like Grey Fox on Facebook and be eligible to win a full festival ticket to Grey Fox 2011 with an amazing all-star lineup!! Four days; five stages; hands-on workshops; dancing; mouth-watering foods; top of the line music and craft vendors; camping; loads of jamming and huge fun!by
This installment of the Greencards’ newsletter features a backstage photo of them at Grey Fox with Sam Bush and Bryan Sutton. Check it out. http://www.thegreencards.com/newsletter/news081210.htmlby
Thanks again to Shaun Deane of the WVEW.org radio show, Anything Goes — this time for airing the Berklee Roots Music Roadshow’s Friday July 16, 2010 showcase at Grey Fox including performances by Frankie’s Little .44; Chasing Blue; The Up Jumpers; mandolin wizard, Sierra Hull; and 2010 Grey Fox Scholarship recipient, guitarist Courtney Hartman — plus commentary by Berklee College of Music instructors, Matt Glaser and Dave Hollender. Here’s the link to the archived show. Enjoy! http://web.me.com/shaundeane/AnythingGoes/BerkleeatGF.htmlby
J-Man from Music Marauders interviewed Del McCoury, Ronnie and Robbie McCoury, Justin Carbone and Sam Bush during Grey Fox 2010. Here’s the link to the videos. Scroll down to these and other interviews and enjoy! http://www.musicmarauders.com/
You can also find them at these YouTube links:
SAM BUSH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLQj45k8Bxs
TIM CARBONE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvxLZALGRlc
DEL McCOURY: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-jgTSgsqY4
ROB McCOURY: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcNDpDo9OQQ
RONNIE McCOURY: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcNDpDo9OQQ
GREY FOX is constantly evolving: changing for the better, striving for excellence. This year, we’ve done it again with lots of improvements around the grounds and on our stages.
• A giant SHADE TENT in the Main Stage area;
• There’s lots of buzz about all the NEW BANDS at Grey Fox this year! Get ready for Rockin’ Acoustic Circus, The Hillbenders, Della Mae, Greensky Bluegrass, Tony Watt & Southeast Expressway, The Professors of Bluegrass, Special Consensus, Andrew & Noah VanNorstrand Band, Planet Zydeco, Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys, The Sweetback Sisters, Joe Singleton and Blue Sky Mission Club;
• The BERKLEE ROOTS MUSIC PROGRAM featuring Frankie’s Little .44, Chasing Blue, The Upjumpers, with special guests Courtney Hartman and Sierra Hull. Catch their workshop and showcases!
• Our first ever “ALL CELLO” WORKSHOP with Emma Hardin and Tristan Clarridge!
• More QUIET CAMPING areas spread around the grounds (you asked, we listened).
• ATM MACHINE will be located next to the “Funny Money” Booth in the lower field.
• A different micro-brew daily from CAVE MOUNTAIN BREWERY in Windham, NY at the Beer Cave. ID required.
Get ready, OAK HILL, NY ….. Here comes Grey Fox and one terrific community of bluegrass fans!
Visit the website: www.greyfoxbluegrass.com
Camping and day tickets still available, but going fast! Buy TICKETS:
Sign up to win tickets to hear fiddler extraordinaire, Byron Berline in concert on July 31st in Poughkeepsie, NY — hosted by the good folks at the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association.
HVBA & Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival have teamed up yet again to help get the word out about Byron’s rare appearance on the East Coast. And some very lucky winner will get to see and hear this phenomenal musician from a front row seat.
Berline will be teaching a workshop for intermediate and advanced fiddlers from 2-4:30pm and performing a concert for the general public at 7:30pm. Both events will be at Christ Church in Poughkeepsie on July 31. For details, visit http://hvbluegrass.org
To enter to win tickets, go to the Grey Fox website and sign up for our mailing list. Fill in the form and at the bottom, in the box where it asks who you’d like to see, type in Byron Berline.
The winner’s name will be selected a week before the concert. So, sign up and good luck. Maybe YOU and a friend will be in the front row.
We want to thank HVBA for doing good things for bluegrass in the Hudson Valley and for spreading the word about Grey Fox. We hope you’ll support their efforts.by