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Preliminary Grey Fox 2014 Lineup Announced (March)

Preliminary Grey Fox 2014 Lineup Announced GREY FOX 2014 PRELIMINARY LINEUP Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival staff has been busy assembling its latest and greatest all-star lineup for this year’s event set for July 17-20 on the Walsh Farm in Oak Hill, New York. With a banjo roll that would make Earl Scruggs proud, Grey Fox announces its preliminary lineup, including: National Endowment for the Arts Fellow and double Grammy winner, Del McCoury’s 75th Birthday “Delebration”; IBMA Entertainers of the Year, The Gibson Brothers; Grammy winners, Carolina Chocolate Drops; Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott; IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Claire
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Del McCoury Band

Join us for Del’s 75th Birthday ‘Delebration’! DEL McCOURY BAND Fri, July 18 and Sat, July 19 Two-time Grammy winner, National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, and Grand Ol’ Opry member, Del McCoury, marks his 75th birthday this year and will celebrate by performing at just a handful of festivals of his choice. And Grey Fox is one of the lucky ones! In fact, Grey Fox is so lucky, that Del will be with us for two days: Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, 2014. The Del McCoury Band is one of the most decorated groups in bluegrass with
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Della Mae Featured in Rolling Stone Magazine

Della Mae (above) will perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20. The all-female super group has just released a new CD, ‘The World Oft Can Be’ on the Rounder label. Grey Fox, known as a Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music, runs July 18-21 on the Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, NY. What’s ‘Mangrass’? Bluegrass Gals Della Mae Rock Out with Unique Sound By Wendy Geller (Rolling Stone Magazine) June 26, 2013 6:30 PM ET Although bluegrass is a genre that has its fair share of female artists, it’s hard to deny that it’s one
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Keller Williams & Travelin’ McCourys at Grey Fox 7/17

We can’t think of a better way to end opening day at 2013 Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival than with the exciting collaboration of Keller Williams and the Travelin’ McCourys! Since he first appeared on the scene in the early ’90s, Keller Williams has defined the term independent artist. And his 16 recordings tell only half the story. Keller built his reputation initially on his engaging live performances—no two of which are ever alike. Williams’ solo live shows, and his ability to improvise to his quirky tunes despite the Today, whether performing as a one-man band (a stage show constructed around Keller
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1959 Flatt & Scruggs live recording to be aired Sun 4/22

From a post by Bill Knowlton of WCNY’s Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Earl Scruggs, the innovative father of the bluegrass banjo, died March 28th. This Sunday, April 22nd, I’ll be giving a belated but extra special tribute to Earl; a unique one as well. In December 1959 I left the Bronx for Hartford CT armed with a reel-to-reel tape recorder. At the Foot Guard Hall I was given permission to tape, for future broadcast on Fordham University’s WFUV, the entire performace of Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys. It was recorded on Dec. 6, 1959 and this
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Berklee Roots Roadshow Live Tonight at the Kennedy Center!!

The Berklee Roots Roadshow (many of whom will showcase at Grey Fox 2012) will be performing live at the Kennedy Center, and on the web at the URL below, at 6:00 Eastern time tonight. The show will also be archived in this location for later viewing. http://bit.ly/bLYYS9
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Gordon Lightfoot inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

On June 14th, Gordon Lightfoot’s forty-year legacy of beautiful songwriting and performing will be further enhanced when he will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in New York City in the performer category alongside Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones and Jim Steinman at the organization’s 43rd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The star-studded event will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Performing songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will be honored for his role in defining the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He is the author and voice of many timeless
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