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Headin’ Home – A Dynamic 6-Piece Family Bluegrass Band From Savannah, GA

This article is reprinted from the November 2023 SEBA Breakdown, written by David Belcher.

John Kominsky (a SEBA Member who has published in previous Breakdowns) has heard the Headin’ Home Band (headinhomebluegrass.com/) and has been quite impressed! He recommends heading over to the Headin’ Home Festival (headinhomefest.com/) which the Band is hosting on November 9 – 12, 2023, in Swainsboro, GA (about half way from Atlanta to Savannah)

The Festival features a full, high-power lineup of exceptional Bluegrass-Gospel bands.
See the Flyer for details on the Shows.

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IBMA and The Broken Compass Bluegrass Band

This article is reprinted from the November 2023 SEBA Breakdown, written by David Belcher.

Logo - IBMA World of Bluegrass

IBMA World of BluegrassThe International Bluegrass Music Association is an amazing organization. It is a powerhouse of Bluegrass information, history, events, festivals, and much more. Their home website is here: https://ibma.org/ and you can browse this website to see all of their offerings. If you are not yet acquainted with this organization, take some time, please, to look over it. You will be amazed at all they do and all that it can do for you….

One of the highlights of IBMA each year is its Festival: https://worldofbluegrass.org/ibma-bluegrass-live/. The Festival kind of takes over the city streets and it is Music, Music, Music for 2 full days of stage shows and Jams all over the place.

Here’s one example of the Good Times that happen there.

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Genesis: The Origins of a Song: Will There Be Any Stars in My Crown?

This article is reprinted from the July 2023 SEBA Breakdown, written by Lady Outlaw.

The popular old Baptist hymn, Will There Be Any Stars in My Crown?, written in 1897 by Eliza E. Hewitt and set to a melody by John R. Sweney, can be found as No. 787 in the Baptist Sankey hymnal.

It has been recorded numerous times by American country and bluegrass music artists such as George Jones, Ferlin Husky, Alison Krauss, the Cox Family, Reba McEntire, and many others.

The only biblical reference to stars in a crown is found in twelfth chapter verse 1 of

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