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Vale – Ben Eldridge

In 1971 then banjo player Ben Eldridge teamedup with fellow pickers John Starling, Mike Auldridge, Tom Gray and John Duffy. These were the original Seldom Scene.

The Bluegrass Standard April 2024

In this April edition, embark on a musical journey through Virginia, known as the state for music aficionados. Abington, nestled within the scenic Crooked Road, boasts the historic Barter Theatre, born in 1933, during the Great Depression. Meanwhile, Richmond hosts...

Billy Redden – Deliverance Banjo Boy In Need

We have just learned from Lance Frantzich with The Storytellers in Los Angeles, that the actor who played the banjo kid in Deliverance, Billy Redden, has fallen on hard times and has recently incurred some serious medical bills.

Norbert McGettigan To Larry Stephenson Band

Larry Stephenson Band is proud to announce their new bass player, Norbert McGettigan. The 27-year-old from Moorestown, New Jersey, now resides in Asheville, North Carolina.

Trafaria – The Original Five

Trafaria – The Original Five

Since 2010 The Original Five have established themselves as one of Europe’s most in demand bluegrass bands. Their own compositions are mixed with traditional bluegrass, well known country favorites and ventures into jazz, gospel, and folk music.

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