Archives for Ron Thomason

Dry Branch Fire Squad at the Birchmere Tonight (11/25/11)

Feeling bluegrass deprived? No worries! Dry Branch Fire Squad, long time host band of Grey Fox, plays tonight (Fri 11/25/11) at the Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. And to make it extra, extra special, the band is celebrating its 35th year of making soul-stirring music and connecting with their audience without rival. Go get your bluegrass fix and, like a great dessert, hear the wit and wisdom of band leader, Ron Thomason. Rumor has it that bluegrass melts all the calories you ate on Thanksgiving! Show starts at 7:30. Tel: 703-549-7500; http://www.birchmere.com/
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Hazel Dickens Eulogy by Ron Thomason

“Oh, Hazel!” Eulogy for Hazel Dickens by Ron Thomason can be read at the link below. Please do. It is a beautifully written recollection and tribute to the great Hazel Dickens by her long-time friend and colleague. http://prescriptionbluegrass.blogspot.com/2011/04/oh-hazel.html
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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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