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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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Steve Martin Narrates “Give Me the Banjo” on PBS

“Give Me the Banjo“ Steve Martin Narrates Chronicle of the Country’s Music, History and Popular Culture Through “America’s Quintessential Instrument” Narrated by Steve Martin, Give Me the Banjo brings together contemporary players-including Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, Don Vappie, Abigail Washburn and The Carolina Chocolate Drops-with folklorists, historians, instrument makers and passionate amateurs to tell the story of America’s instrument in all its richness and diversity. On PBS stations throughout the Northeast… 9:00-11:00 pm Eastern; Friday, November 4, 2011; http://www.thebanjoproject.org/ (says 8 CST) And here’s a teaser video: http://tinyurl.com/PBS-banjo
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