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Grey Fox Announces Initial Lineup 1/1/11

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is pleased to announce preliminary lineup: Sam Bush Band; Del McCoury Band; The SteelDrivers; The O’Brien Family Band (Tim O, Mollie O, Rich Moore, etc.); Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band; Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper; The Claire Lynch Band; Boxcars; Red Stick Ramblers; Rockin’ Acoustic Circus; The Hillbenders and host band, Dry Branch Fire Squad. More bands tba. Grey Fox (2009 IBMA Event of the Year) takes place July 14-17 on the Walsh Farm in Oak Hill, NY. Tickets now on sale. Recession buster (1/1-1/31) just $135. Get tickets now!
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Perfect “Cold Rain & Snow” by Del McCoury at Grey Fox 2009

Check out this perfect performance of Cold Rain & Snow by the Del McCoury Band at Grey Fox 2009. Ronnie’s mando intro couldn’t be better and Del’s singing is spot on, of course! Here’s the link. Cold Rain & Snow Enjoy!! Or copy and paste the url below… Thanks to Less Than Face Productions and Bluegrass Stagecoach.
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VIDEO: Special Consensus performs “Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains”

Grey Fox was thrilled to have Special Consensus with us for the first time this year! Led by banjoist Greg Cahill, who founded the band in 1975, the group always has a cutting edge sound. Other band members include Rick Faris (mandolin), David Thomas (bass) and lead singer Ryan Roberts (guitar). Here’s one of their songs performed on the Masters Stage:
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More New Stuff at Grey Fox 2010

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;
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Grey Fox 2010 Multi-Stage Schedule Released

Hey, everybody, the 2010 Grey Fox Schedule for the Main, Masters, Dance, Grass Roots and Family stages is now on line for the world to see. As always, we have an all-star lineup on the Main Stage (Sam Bush, Kathy Mattea, Tim O’Brien, David Grisman, Railroad Earth, the Gibson Brothers and dozens more), dazzling workshops that you won’t want to miss, some of the best dance music to be found anywhere and great activities for kids of all ages! Once you check out the schedule, you’ll see why you can’t miss being there. You have until June 30th to get
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Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Grey Fox Bill Vernon Memorial Scholarship. They are: Courtney Hartman (Loveland, CO) a sophomore at Berklee College of Music; Ethan Hughes (Smyrna, DE) who will be attending Widener University in the fall; Julie Koserowski (Freehold, NJ) currently a freshman at Penn State University; Jeffrey Lewis (Islesboro, ME) who will study at Berklee College of Music this fall; and Rachel Panitch (Pawtucket, RI) of the Fiddle & Dance Project in Providence, RI. Scholarship presentations will take place at 1:30 pm Sunday, July 18 on the Main Stage.
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Violinist Alex Hargreaves Performs Across U.S. This Summer

Shows Include Appearances with Sarah Jarosz, Mike Marshall and Others. By the start of May, high school seniors all over the country have sent in their acceptance letters to the colleges of their choice and are ready to take a much deserved vacation before heading off towards their futures. That is not the case for 18-year old violin phenomenon Alex Hargreaves, who – riding high on the critical success of his solo recording debut, Prelude – is heading out on the road for a series of shows that will take him across the US. More, including mention of Sarah Jarosz
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Why Grey Fox Is My Favorite Festival

David Versch of Dancin’ Dave’s Festival Camping writes: I am often asked: “What is your favorite festival?” As I am so very fortunate to be able to attend many very cool festivals, this would be a damned hard question to answer if it weren’t for Grey Fox…. I just finished a blog in which I explained why this is so. If interested you can check it out at http://dancindv.blogspot.com It’s getting closer to July, isn’t it?! Peace, David
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