Music

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The Gibson Brothers

November 2, 2024 | Set 1 -1:10 PM | Set 2 – 5:40 PM There’s a reason why Ricky Skaggs pulled Eric and Leigh Gibson off the stage at the Ryman two decades ago and offered to produce their debut record.The same thing that led David Ferguson and GrammyAward winning producer and Black Keys frontman […]

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Unspoken Tradition

November 2, 2024 | Set 1 -1:10 PM | Set 2 – 5:40 PM Mountain Home Recording Artist Unspoken Tradition is about new, original Bluegrass. Inspired by their own influences and the roots of traditional and newgrass music, this North Carolina based quintet brings a sound that is both impassioned and nostalgic, hard-driving and sincere. […]

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Pictrola

November 2, 2024 | Set 1 -12:05 PM | Set 2 – 4:35PM Pictrola’s members first played together as a group at the Delfest Academy 2017. Hailing from the Northern Virginia area, the band strives to incorporate modern themes into traditional bluegrass, bringing elements from blues, swing, jazz, and rock into unique covers and originals. […]

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Serene Green

November 2, 2024 | Set 1 -11:00 AM | Set 2 – 3:30pm Serene Green is a traditional bluegrass band featuring Quentin Fisher, Michael Johnson, Steve Leonard, Katelynn Casper and Sam Zolla. Serene Green’s desire is to honor the traditional side of bluegrass demonstrated by the pioneers of the genre, while also showcasing its original […]

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Swamp Donkey

Swamp Donkey November 1, 2023 | 5:00 PM Stretching the “grass” concept to the limit and offering a unique sound in the process, the Annapolis/Baltimore based Electric Newgrass band, Swamp Donkey delivers an exciting combination of original songs and unique covers that span many genres in a style they have made all their own. Swamp […]

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Gravel Road

Gravel Road November 1, 2024 | 4:00 PM Gravel Road, based out of Charleston, South Carolina, is made up of three multi-talented musicians whose different backgrounds bring together a unique and exciting mix of music that includes bluegrass, country, and popular favorites. Gravel Road performs across the southeast and has appeared on “Lowcountry Live” as […]

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Jake Blount

Jake Blount October 29, 2023 | 2:00 PM A powerfully gifted musician and a scholar of Black American music, Jake Blount speaks ardently about the African roots of the banjo and the subtle, yet profound ways African Americans have shaped and defined the amorphous categories of roots music and Americana. His 2020 album Spider Tales (named one […]

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Della Mae

Della Mae October 28, 20232:25 PM (set 1) | 7:05 PM (set 2) Della Mae is a GRAMMY-nominated, all-women string band made up of founder and fiddle player Kimber Ludiker, lead vocalist/guitarist Celia Woodsmith, guitarist Avril Smith, bassist Vickie Vaughn, and mandolinist Maddie Witler.   Hailing from across North America, and reared in diverse musical styles, […]

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The Dirty Grass Players

The Dirty Grass Players October 28, 20231:15 PM (set 1) | 5:40 PM (set 2) The Dirty Grass Players, a four-piece new-grass band from Baltimore, is known for having one toe-tappin’ foot in traditional bluegrass while pushing boundaries with their blazing musicianship. Composed of Connor Murray on bass, Alex Berman on vocals & banjo, Ben Kolakowski with the guitar […]

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Wicked Sycamore

Wicked Sycamore October 28, 202312:05pm (set 1) | 3:30pm (set 2) Wicked Sycamore is an all-female trio hailing from the Baltimore/DC area, consisting of Juliette Bell on guitar, Lainie Gray on mandolin, and Madeline Waters on cello. Their sound can be described as contemporary folk with a mischievous edge that is grounded in traditional roots, […]

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