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MerleFest Is 'Ground Zero' for Music, Musicians

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 05.07.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

It's no secret MerleFest fans have made the annual trek for the past 29 years to North Carolina's Wilkes Community College during the last weekend of April to hear their musical folk heroes perform live. What's less obvious is the musicians themselves look just as forward to the annual event honoring the music of the late, great Doc and Merle Watson because it gives them the chance to rub elbows, possibly jam or even get discovered by their own musical heroes.

Welcome 2016 With Music Instead of Overhyped NYE Party

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 12.30.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

If you choose to go out, you'll welcome the new year by listening to one of your favorite bands with like-minded fans -- instead of attending some overpriced and ultimately disappointing party.

Presenting Parker Millsap: A Smoky Okie With Americana Hustle

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Parker Millsap has plans. Lots of them. Presently, though, his biggest concern is trying to keep one of his mixed-breed dogs from having a family cat for a snack.

Digging Deep on Swimmin' Time, Shovels & Rope Kick Some Grass

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

For a married couple of countrified rock 'n' rollers who stick to the bare essentials while taking turns banging the beaten drums and trading off other instruments onstage that look like hand-me-downs, Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent don't need a lot to keep them happy. 

Old Crow Medicine Show At 9:30: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 2

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.03.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 1. Old Crow Medicine Show At 9:30 Club Every year that passes the Old Crow Medicine Show slowly increases their fan b...

Go-Go Live At Politics And Prose: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 30

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JULY 30 1. Natalie Hopkinson At Politics And Prose Contributing editor of TheRoot.com and former Washington Post writer and edit...

Grace Potter/Nocturnals, the Avett Brothers Find Love on the Rocks

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.16.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Thunder and lightning hit Red Rocks amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. Only this time, the electrical impulses of the Avett Brothers followed the human boombox known as Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.

A Double Date With Sara Watkins at Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Colin Meloy sarcastically said he was offering one number "free of charge" as the campaign theme song for Michele Bachmann. The "Calamity Song," drew raucous cheers and applause from the left-leaning crowd.

5 Bands That Are Reviving "Bluegrass"

Justin Cox | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment
Justin Cox

There's no denying that a bluegrass-influenced movement is taking place right now. Here are some bands to check out. Feel free to offer up your own style classifications if you'd like.

Snobs in Hippieville: Our Guide to the 38th Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Erin Barnes | Posted 08.03.2011 | Denver
Erin Barnes

Music festivals are much like the Boy Scouts in that it's very important to be prepared. Here's how we have prepared ourselves for the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, June 16th-19th.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Eighty-Seven

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by Marvin Etzioni, Jorge Ben, Marc Ribot, Oumou Sangare, LCD Soundsystem, and Old Crow Medicine Show.