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Bluegrass Associations - Southeastern US
Official associations located in the southeastern United States (9 links)
Kentucky Friends of Bluegrass Music
Kentucky Friends of Bluegrass Music Club puts on Bluegrass Music Concerts year round. Venue located at Meadowgreen Music Hall in Clay City, Kentucky.
Bluegrass Associations - Other
Official associations located in other parts of the country and the world (other than southeastern United States) (16 links)
DC Bluegrass Union
Continuing in our mission of supporting and promoting the DC Area Bluegrass music scene.
International Bluegrass Music Museum
The official museum for Bluegrass music is located in Owensboro, Ky. Featuring music exhibits, rare photos, documentary films, The Video Oral History Project, The IBMA Hall of Honor, Record Store/Giftshop, Tours, Music lessons and their own festival ROMP June 23-25.
Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America
The corporate charter states that the goals of SPBGMA are:
To preserve the traditional spirit and art form of Bluegrass music,
To offer a management service for any community desiring to hold a Bluegrass festival,
To organize and conduct Bluegrass Band competitions,
In all SPBGMA sponsored events, instruments must be traditional acoustic instruments, no electrified instruments permitted,
To encourage professionalism in appearance and showmanship by the performers at SPBGMA events,
To encourage the support of various Bluegrass publications and associations.
Southern Wisconsin Bluegrass Music Association, Inc.
SWBMAI promotes bluegrass music in Wisconsin and the Midwest. Since it’s founding as a non-profit organization in 1983, our membership has grown to several hundred pickers and fans from southern Wisconsin and neighboring states.
Musicians, performers, bands (41 links)
Apostles Of Bluegrass
Led by Johnny Roquemore, Creative Loafing Magazine critics’ choice “Best Local Singer/Songwriter” in Atlanta, this trio has played all over the South.
From the highest-minded church revivals to the lowest honky tonk dives, on television and radio the reckless driving bluegrass and humorous original songs consistently amuse their audiences.
Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival
One of the largest family musical events in New England, the Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival takes place Thurs till Sunday in June and August. This Event attracts thousands of music lovers from all over the world to hear some of the Greatest Bluegrass music. With banjos, fiddles, and those high, lonesome harmonies converging in Litchfield twice a year, this event features many National, Local & Canadian bands. Come Experience the Welcome Home feeling. Something for all ages. Kids Music Academy, Camping available, FREE Hot showers, Lots of food, Extra Large Tent for cover, & Indoor Bathroom facilities. Don\'t just hear about it, come experience it. Check the Web Site for more information and to see what\'s happening. Plenty of new photos!! Early Bird Camping Available
Our gates open the Monday before each festival.
Thurs 5:00PM - 9:30 PM
Fri 12:30PM - 9:30 PM
Sat 10:30AM - 9:30 PM
Sun 10:00AM - 1:30 PM
Official Web Page for Blue Mafia bluegrass band
Cartecay River Band
Simple site showing our venue schedule, band contact information and other band information!
Over 28 years of entertaining Atlanta audiences
Georgia Based Bluegrass artist has
worked for over 40 years with artists
such as Betty Fisher, Flatbed,
Avalanche, Little Roy & Lizzy, and
Clinton Gregory. He has his own band
and chart success for his CD Doug
Flowers & Friends
Down On 5th
A Progressive Bluegrass Band located in Central Kentucky.
Heather Ferris has released her debut album,"Ties that Bind", recorded with John Reischman and the Jaybirds and special guest, her 12 year old son, Dylan on mandolin. Features 9 original songs by this singer/songwriter.
Just Us Bluegrass Band
Just Us is an exciting band from East Tennessee featuring traditional, contemporary and bluegrass gospel.
Since 2006, Pool Mountain has energized parties, weddings, festivals, BBQ’s and corporate business events throughout metro Atlanta & north Georgia with live bluegrass entertainment. There’s something for everyone when tunes span the spectrum from Bill Monroe to the Rolling Stones! Whether captivating a crowd or just providing a peppy background, Pool Mountain’s fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and doghouse bass keep everybody’s toes tapping! Info on the Facebook site includes a YouTube link to song samples/demo as well as photos, events and contact information.
The Packway Handle Band
Bluegrass band from Athens, GA. Completed their first album in 2003. They invite pickin' sessions!
2004 Grammy Nominated Banjo Player Todd Taylor
youth bluegrass band. ranging in ages from 12 to 15 years. this group of young musicians are hard driving bluegrass. powerful vocals and precision instrumentals. would be a great band to have on your stage.
Independent Bluegrass Sites
This section of links includes Web sites that are dedicated largely to Bluegrass music but that are not sites of official associations. (14 links)
At BanjoCorner.com, we understand what is most important for a musician – quality, experience, and value. The quality of our products is unsurpassable. We have products from trusted names like Oscar Schmidt and Washburn, and the variety of unique instruments and accessories ensures that anything you need can be found right here. All of our banjos have the wonderful tone and projection expected of high quality instruments; many of the models we sell are played by well-recognized musicians.
Bluegrass Banjo Lessons from Ross Nickerson at BanjoTeacher.com
Ross Nickerson\'s many titles of Banjo Books/CDs and DVDs. Digital Downloads, Tabs, Online Courses, Banjo lessons for beginners, intermediate and more advanced players.
Bluegrass On The Tube
Bluegrass On The Tube provides easy, quick access to free bluegrass music videos. Hundreds of videos are in the library. There is also an optional subscription service that delivers a new bluegrass video every day - free.
Buy = Sell, WBluegrass work camps, new on the charts, festivals.
They are the retail part of County Records and Rebel Records, and they claim that their online and mail order store carries the largest selection of Bluegrass and Old-Time music in the world.
Mandolin Mart is your one stop shop for all of your mandolin needs. We are an authorized Washburn and Oscar Schmidt Dealer, so you know that we offer the best products on the market. Our goal at Mandolin Mart is to bring top line products to your door at the best price available on the web and provide the highest level of customer service anywhere.
North Georgia Bluegrass Chronicles
Fifty Years of North Georgia Bluegrass - 1950 - 2000. We're especially proud of SEBA Member Bill Brown and his excellent work on his personal Bluegrass Website
Marietta, Georgia - Gospel Bluegrass band that hosts weekly jam sessions. Focus of group is to volunteer for multiple non-profit venues. Tabs, Music, Liks, ect...
Welcome to the internet's best source for all things Bluegrass. Play Better Bluegrass.com is committed to providing the very finest in Bluegrass music, Bluegrass books, Bluegrass videos and dvd's covering various how-to topics as well as illustrating Bluegrass's storied American history. Learn to play Bluegrass music on the best guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles and more which are all available for sale on our site. Feel free to browse through our site to find Better Bluegrass today!
Web destinations offering live Bluegrass music, podcasts, Webcasts -- any site whose primary purpose is to allow you to listen to Bluegrass music through your browser and speakers! (6 links)
ONLINE BLUEGRASS STATION
When the site comes up, look for the
"Listen Live" menu item at the top-left
side of the page. Click your mouse on
this box. another menu box will appear.
Click the small red arrow at the bottom
left of the page.
Radio Free Georgia WRFG.ORG 89.3 FM
Bluegrass Radio every Wednesday from 8pm-10pm and Sunday with Folk, Progressive Americana and Folk from 9am-11am. Additionally Bluegrass of different backgrounds on every other Tusday and Friday from 8pm-10pm. Note Live Bluegrass most Wednesdays from 9pm-10pm with J.R. Link wrfg.org
Sutton Ole Time Music Hour
Tennessee's Best Bluegrass & Ole Time
Different Groups Each Saturday Night
One hour east of Nashville, at
T.B.Sutton General Store
in Granville, Tennessee.
Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, The
Granville Museum and Sam Stout are
truly Honored to announce
that 650 WSM will be airing our radio
"We are honored to have the Sutton Ole
Time Music Hour join the broadcast
line up on 650 AM WSM
and WSMonline.com," said Chris Kulick,
WSM General Manager. "I know that our
listeners will embrace
and look forward to the fine ole time
and bluegrass music that they
broadcast each week. The program
will air every Saturday night
immediately following the Midnight
Jamboree on 650 AM WSM and
Sutton Ole Time Music Hour on April 9,
2016 will celebrate its eighth
anniversary. Our show
is recorded for syndication in front
of a live audience from the T.B.
Sutton General Store (1880) in
Historic Granville, TN.
Host and creator Sam Stout brings our
guest and listeners the best in
Bluegrass and ole time music.
“Sam’s approach and the quality of the
entertainment and musicianship is
cutting edge by anyone’s
standards” Said Chris Joslin,
Executive Director of the
International Bluegrass Music Museum.
We presently we have listeners in all
50 states and 153 countries around the
world that tune-in our every
day of the week.
The WWB Worldwidebluegrass.com
Online ALL BLUEGRASS RADIO STATION WITH LIVE SHOWS! Check us out.. the hottest thing on the net for BLUEGRASS! Come on in the chat during LIVE shows... we take requests and do dedications!
World Wide Bluegrass
7x24 Streaming Bluegrass. "Best Bluegrass Music On Earth. Bluegrass Radio with Live Bluegrass Shows and Interviews"
This group of links includes Web sites for publications dedicated to Bluegrass music. (9 links)
Brad Laird's MandoUniversity
MandoUniversity is the home of SEBA member Brad Laird's mandolin instructional books and materials. Free mandolin newsletter, instructional downloads and other information.
The Internet's Original Bluegrass Music and Acoustic Music Magazine since 1992. Providing serious bluegrass music news and bluegrass event information. Featuring bluegrass festival calendar and business news. Your best source for bluegrass information. Cybergrass News, Events and Reviews are RSS Syndicated
The Australian Bluegrass Blog
This site aims to keep Australian Bluegrass fans in touch with what’s happening in the bluegrass music scene globally but especially in Australia.
Internet Discussion Groups
Internet discussion groups provide Bluegrass afficionados with the opportunity to communicate with like-minded fans throughout the world. (5 links)
Archives of the Bluegrass-L Internet Mailing ListServe
Eric linked us in and asked to be linked back. I am going to link us to banjohangout too.
Forum for all things mandolin, from classical to jazz, blues or Bluegrass.
This links section includes venues that offer Bluegrass performances and other events. Includes auditoriums, music halls, festival parks, restaurants, clubs, etc. (14 links)
Arbuckle Mt. Bluegrass Park
Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass
Four Bluegrass events a year
Located ON I-35, Exit 60 between Oklahoma City & Dallas
The Campground has hookups for 300 RV’s, showers, restrooms, dump stations.
Family oriented events
ABSOLUTELY NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL
Modest dress required.
Acoustical instruments Only.
Bill Monroe Music Park-Bean Blossom
The official website for the historic Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground. Home of the historic Bill Monroe bluegrass festivals,\"The oldest, continuous running bluegrass festival in the world, and the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall Of Fame & Country Star Museum.
Hillside Bluegrass RV Park
We are set on 89 acres with over 300 campsites. We hold bluegrass festivals in the third weekend of May and September. We have also begun to hold pickin parties the first weekend of most every month.
Hollonville Opry House
Music Hall located in Pike Co, GA with a sitting capacity of 250. Non-profit organization with a family type atmosphere.
120 acre park sits atop Chandler Mountain,just off I-59 near Steele Al.Designated by Legislature as "The Bluegrass Capitol of the South" please visit our website for photos & in-depth info
Pickin at the Lake
Pickin\' at the Lake Bluegrass Festival is held annually at beautiful
Grenada Lake in Grenada, MS on the last weekend of September.
Come enjoy the music. See our website for dates, driving
directions and more info.
Sawnee Mountain Music Store & Concerts
Music instrument and accessories sales. Blueridge, Beard, Eastman, Vintage Martins, Bass Fiddles, Regal, just too much to list.\
Music shows with Local & National Artists on the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month, check website for schedule & more information
Record label company, recording services, vendors of recording equipment and supplies. (8 links)
Burncycle Duplication and Recording Services
We are a cd/dvd duplicator specializing in both Large and small orders with many packaging options to fit any budget. We can provide you with a quality retail ready product at an affordable rate.
Creative Audio Works
Creative Audio Works provides audio transfer and restoration of vintage music and personal history recordings as well as location audio recording.
Ivy Creek Recordings & Publications
Home of authentic Blue Ridge Mountain Music. Featuring Appalachian Banjo & Fiddle Music, Storytelling, Ballads & Bluegrass and the songs and sounds of Steam railroading
SPIRIT WOLF RECORDS
SPIRIT WOLF RECORDS is an exciting independent record label located in Marietta, GA. We have a full service recording studio on-site! Call today! 404.277.6696
Wesley Audio provides Professional Audio for Bluegrass events / concerts / festivals.
Concert Production Clients include: Sam Bush, Rhonda Vincent, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Clair Lynch, Mountain Heart, Blue Highway, Lost Horizon, Packway Handle, Mike Compton, David Grier, Cedar Hill, The String Dusters, Nashville Bluegrass, Lonesome River, Lovell Sisters, Fletcher Bright, more...
People who teach; instructional resources (15 links)
Free Guitar Videos
A small collection of Bluegrass guitar tabs by Bert Casey. The site also features video guitar lessons in other genres.
Hot Banjo Licks
Play the hot licks all the bluegrass banjo pros play! You'll find hot banjo licks in every key, including kick-offs, ending, and funky licks certain to spice up your playing.
Layne Publications, the largest directory of Paid and Free Banjo Tabs, Mandolin Tabs and Bluegrass Guitar Tabs, Fiddle, Dobro, Dulcimer and Bluegrass Jam Lessons Online. No matter your skill level you’ll find the bluegrass tabs you’re looking for here!
NE Kentucky Mountain Music School
Begun in 1971 in a 3 room elementary school, this traditional music school offers classes every year during the summer in economically distressed eastern Kentuckyy.
Red Desert Fiddle
Organized beginner to intermediate online fiddle lessons, tried and true! Money Back guarantee, no strings but E, A, D, and G. Effective and Affordable.
TONS of free videos about violin technique that applies to fiddlers as well! (Lora Staples, the instructor at Red Desert Violin and Fiddle)
Ross Nickerson - BanjoTeacher.Com
At Banjoteacher.com we are dedicated to quality products, expert advice and proper instruction. Customer service is a top priority. We feature, fast reliable shipping, safe and secure credit card transactions from top credit card company Echo and an overall sense of responsibility to our customers and banjo students of all levels learning from us. We have many focused and high quality instructional tools and free banjo lessons as well. Lessons for bluegrass banjo is our specialty.
The ultimate tool for looking up and reverse searching notes, intervals, scales and chords for fretted instruments! Lookup any note, interval, chord or scale - in any tuning, anywhere on the neck for multiple instruments.
Anything that doesn't fit in any other category. (20 links)
This East Tennessee music store specializes in bluegrass supplies including: picks, strings, cds, dvds, books, lessons, cases, tuners, straps, digital downloads, capos, guitars, banjos, fiddles, basses, and mandolins.
Acoustic General Store
Acoustic General Store is a supplier of
quality Guildan T-Shirts, for those
interested in bluegrass, country, banjo,
mandolin, guitar, dobro, fiddle and
mountain music, that are unique,
humorous and fun to wear.
Mail-order music CDs: Bluegrass, Gospel, Country, Folk, more...
Video Clips of bluegrass bands shot mostly at Everett's Music Barn, Hoofer's, Universal Chevrolet, and others.
Dudley Violins & Guitars
Handmade Fiddles and Guitars from select tonewoods. 5-string & 4-string acoustic fiddles all made by Barry Dudley in his dhop in Monroe, GA.
Highly informative site of luthier Frank Ford, with FAQs and how-to's
Janet Davis Music
Gibson bluegrass banjos, Dobros, Mandolins, Autoharps, Guitars, Fiddles, Dulcimers, Multi-Speed Recorders, Books, DVDs, Videos, CDs anything bluegrass.
This site promotes the CDs by Brown, Sullivan and Co. The CDs are primarily twin melodic banjos.
Music Law Basics
This is an information page about the basics of Music Law that was submitted by a group of aspiring musicians. It is important that every musician is aware of these laws.
Ozark Mountain Music
Northwest Arkansas' acoustic instrument dealer specializing in Bluegrass and Roots Musicians' needs
Johnny Rushing builds the finest of fine acoustic instruments. His guitars and mandolins are BOSS!! A Martin authorized repairman as well.
TablEdit is a program for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music (standard notation) for guitar and other fretted, stringed instruments.
US Festivals and Events
Festivals and events are listed for all US states and include bluegrass, arts and crafts, music and cultural festivals. Resources include festival vendor and entertainer listings, how to plan a festival and tourism links.