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These Members of the Roots Community Embraced Innovation Amid a Pandemic
NewsJan 29, 2021

BGS has partnered with the Philadelphia Folksong Society, presenters of the oldest continuously run music festival in North America – the Philadelphia Folk Festival – on a special, winter digital music event, Cabin Fever Fest, to place ​February 20 & 21, 2021!​ Pandemic or not, this winter, everyone will have a cozy front row seat as PFS…

These Members of the Roots Community Embraced Innovation Amid a Pandemic
NewsDec 27, 2020

Tony Rice, revolutionary guitar player and Bluegrass Hall-of-Famer, died Friday, December 25 at the age of 69.  His passing was confirmed and memorialized by friend, collaborator, and fellow Hall-of-Famer Ricky Skaggs, per the request of Tony's family.  He was a true icon and will be remembered and revered by everyone in the community.  Read Ricky's…

These Members of the Roots Community Embraced Innovation Amid a Pandemic
NewsDec 15, 2020

The Highwomen picked up three trophies for the Americana Music Association’s 19th Annual Americana Honors & Awards, which were revealed online today. The collective of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, and Amanda Shires, joined fellow winners Black Pumas, Brittany Haas, and the late John Prine. The Highwomen received the following awards: Album of the…

These Members of the Roots Community Embraced Innovation Amid a Pandemic
NewsNov 24, 2020

The 2021 Grammy Awards finalists were revealed on Thursday, November 24. Here are the nominations in the American Roots field: Best American Roots Performance Black Pumas, "Colors" Bonny Light Horseman, "Deep in Love" Brittany Howard, "Short and Sweet" Norah Jones & Mavis Staples, "I'll Be Gone" John Prine, "I Remember Everything" Best American Roots Song…

These Members of the Roots Community Embraced Innovation Amid a Pandemic
NewsOct 1, 2020

The winners of the 31st annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards were announced Thursday night via video awards show, hosted by Sierra Hull, Tim O'Brien, Joe Newberry, and Rhonda Vincent. The "biggest night in bluegrass" was well-adapted to its virtual setting and boasted three Hall of Fame inductions, guitar and banjo tributes to Doc Watson and…