The Bluegrass Situation

Roots Culture Redefined
  • MIXTAPE: Tom Brosseau

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    If you've spent any time within the LA music scene, you know TOM BROSSEAU.  A stalwart of the Southern California songwriting contingent, this North Dakota native frequents the Largo stage on his own and alongside John C Reilly for his John Reilly & Friends act (in addition to opening gigs ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Michael Daves

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    If you've been to Manhattan's Rockwood Music Hall in the past few years, you've probably seen the name MICHAEL DAVES.  The guitar maven has held a weekly residency at the venue and is central figure in the New York bluegrass scene.  With his distinct vintage glasses and ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Jewly Hight

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    JEWLY HIGHT knows her roots.  You could even say she wrote the book.  One of the most well respected and hard working women in music journalism today, Hight is the author of the 2011 book Right by her Roots: Americana Women and Their Songs and is in the early stages of her second ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Chris Funk

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    BLACK PRAIRIE's name has been popping up just about everywhere this month.  The Portland-based five piece band, which includes several members of The Decemberists, has appeared on countless Top Ten lists for their remarkable 2012 album A Tear in the Eye is a Wound in the Heart, garnering praise ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Jon Weisberger

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    If the name Jon Weisberger doesn't immediately ring a bell, it soon will.... this Renaissance man of the bluegrass world is a well-respected bassist for Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, music writer for Nashville Scene and The Tennessean, and IBMA Vice Chair, amongst other various roles in ...

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