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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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VOA Interviews Sam Bush at Grey Fox Festival

Sam Bush was interviewed by Voice of America journalist, Catherine Cole at this summer’s Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY. Bush, who will be the keynote speaker at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass in Nashville next week, likened Grey Fox to Telluride, saying that the audience is welcoming, ready for traditional AND new music, and makes artists like Bush feel right at home. You can read or listen to the VOA piece by CLICKING HERE — or by copying and pasting the link below into your browser: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/arts-and-entertainment/music/Grey-Fox-Festival-Showcases-Stars-of-Modern-Bluegrass-102876359.html
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Berklee Roots Music Roadshow at Grey Fox

They were pleased to be asked, and even happier to play — 14 students comprising Berklee’s Roots Music Roadshow hit the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, the weekend of July 16. The Roadshow did 7:00 sets on Friday and Saturday, to audiences that truly appreciated their youthful artistry and verve. Grey Fox is the IBMA event of the year, and the crowds here know their music, and don’t stint on showing their love when they hear something great. Some personal highlights: – ’06 alum and most modest mandolin monster Joe Walsh sitting next to, and trading hot passages with, David Grisman,
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Grey Fox at IBMA

Mary Tyler Doub approaches the lectern to introduce Roger Brown, IBMA’s keynote speaker. Grey Fox was well-represented at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass, held in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 29-Oct. 5. Again nominated for Bluegrass Event of the Year, the folks from Grey Fox were the first on their feet to applaud the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival, which celebrated its 30th and final season this year. Grey Fox’s Mary Tyler Doub introduced keynote speaker Roger Brown. Mr. Brown, president of Berklee College of Music in Boston, tied the evolution of bluegrass with the development of bee-bop. Click
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