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Becky Buller Live on January 20th!

That’s right, fiddler and singer Becky Buller and her hot-pickin’ band will be at the former National Heritage Museum (now the unmemorably-named Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library) this Saturday, January 20th, sponsored of course by the Boston Bluegrass Union.  … Continue reading

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Bill Keith, 1939–2015

Got home Saturday evening (we were out minding four grandkids) to sit down at the iMac and see this sad news from Jim Rooney: Dear Friends, My long-time dear friend and musical partner Bill Keith left us on Thursday, Oct. … Continue reading

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From Raleigh to Virginia—Part 3 of Our Trip South

[Part 1 is HERE.  Part 2 is HERE.] I awoke Friday morning to bright sunshine in Raleigh; Dr Janie had gone out for a walk, and returned bearing coffee and a muffin from The Carolina Kitchen.  She had checked to … Continue reading

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At the World of Bluegrass in Raleigh—Part 2 of Our Trip South

[Note: Part 1 is HERE.  Part 3 is HERE.] Winning a Distinguished Achievement Award got Dr Janie and me tickets to the Thursday evening 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards.  Indeed, as VIPs (Virtually Invisible Personages?), upon entering the grounds … Continue reading

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In Which We Win an Award . . .

From the International Bluegrass Music Association! I have been remiss in not posting a note about “Hillbilly at Harvard” winning a Distinguished Achievement Award from the IBMA.  And we’re not even a bluegrass show! It’s of course a considerable honor, … Continue reading

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Time for the JVF!

From Gerry Katz at the BBU: 29th Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, February 14 – 16, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, Framingham, MA Master Classes and Fast Track Classes Details on http://www.bbu.org Main Stage Main Stage lineup is now posted. I … Continue reading

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