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  • HAPPY WEEKEND

    Happy Weekend

    It's the weekend, Sitch readers!  And what exciting plans do you have in order?  We're actually en route to New York City to scope out the bluegrass and Americana scene on the east coast.... do you have any suggestions of venues or bands we absolutely can't miss? In case you missed it on our ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Chris Pandolfi

    Mixtape

    When Chris Pandolfi took to the stage at last night's IBMA Awards in Nashville, he was ready to take things a little off script.  'Presenting an award in T minus 45 mins. I plan to throw a wicked curve at the teleprompter operator.' he Tweeted from backstage.  Really, though, that's how the ...

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  • ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Jim Lauderdale

    Artist of the Month

    If you're not familiar with Jim Lauderdale, then consider him the ambassador of Americana.  The ten-time host of the Americana Music Association Awards (which just wrapped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville last week) has become the face and voice for the ever-growing genre through his ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Woody Platt

    Mixtape

     WOODY PLATT's music is something of a dichotomy.    The sound of his band, The Steep Canyon Rangers, is tight and traditional bluegrass, while their lyrics belie much more contemporary topics (for an example of this, check out their tune with Steve Martin, Atheists Don't Have No ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND: Ed Helms, Joy Kills Sorrow, The Be Good Tanyas...

    Happy Weekend

    We have an exciting weekend ahead for you, Situation readers! The Sitch's own ED HELMS brings his mashup of bluegrass and comedy to the Largo stage at THE WHISKEY SOUR RADIO HOUR this Friday evening, 8/17.  Ed and his friends (and several special guests) take to the stage at 9pm If you want ...

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