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Michael Allen McDonald, 39, of Hagerstown, Md., was called home to be with his Lord on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Born Nov. 23, 1971, in Winchester, Va., he was the son of Mary Ann Ruffner McDonald of Front Royal, Va., and the late Richard McDonald....
Born on a mountain farm near Weaverville, N.C., in 1907, Wade Mainer soaked up old songs ringing in the far hills and hollers. As a professional singer and banjo player, he would introduce that music to audiences throughout the nation and also pass it on...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgThey probably were hoping for a restroom that they could use. What they got was a lot more than that. As bicyclists stepped away from the wooded trail along the C&O Canal, they were greeted by many voices raised in song, soaring from the windows of a...
ReporterSammy Shelor has been playing the banjo since he was four years old, and his reputation as a master of traditional bluegrass is already well-established, but with his appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman Friday night, the Patrick County...
Mandolinist-guitarist-vocalist Roland White’s performance Tuesday night at Viva Cantina not only marks a homecoming for the onetime Burbank resident, but also a rare local opportunity to see a performer whose experience in traditional and...
Orlando SentinelWith the late summer sun filtering through the Spanish moss hanging from decades-old oak trees surrounding a historic one-room schoolhouse, now the Cassia Community Club, the sounds of Bill Monroe's Lonesome Road Blues floated through the air from the...
Any bluegrass fans looking for live music and jamming opportunities need look no further than the Tidewater Bluegrass Music Association. Bill Maddrey, webmaster and newsletter editor for the organization, keeps up with string band activities...
3 stars (out of 4) The first album in eight years from Gillian Welch and her longtime partner David Rawlings went through a difficult birth. The duo wrote and abandoned many songs before settling on the 10 that make up “The Harrow & the Harvest....
Tags: Gillian Welch, Tameka Cottle, Depression
email@example.comDarrin Vincent doesn't remember a time when he wasn't performing music. He was 2 years old, singing onstage as well as on radio and television with his parents and sister Rhonda. It's just what he did growing up, Vincent said. It's also what Jamie Dailey,...
Folk music is an increasingly elastic genre. Punk rockers, indie kids and jazz heads all have been making acoustic music that could fall under that category. Richmond's A Good Natured Riot is one of the bands that's been stretching the style. Fronted...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA tear came to the eye of Marjorie McDonald when she talked about her husband Sunday. A talented bluegrass musician and songwriter, Mike McDonald of Hagerstown worked in the Washington, D.C., area as a master HVAC technician for 22 years before a fall...
Strap on your dancing shoes (no sneakers or rubber soled shoes, please) and visit Hancock Town Hall and Community Center, 126 W. High St., Friday night for a Ballroom at the Barn dance. Here is a chance for you to enjoy your skills from the dance class...
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