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Album Review: Greensky Bluegrass All For Money

I gave the album it’s deserved environment by blasting it in my car on this unseasonably warm weekend, and it’s clear that GSBG has once again delivered on their continued evolution of progressive bluegrass while making approachable ‘rock’ music.

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Review: Moe. at Taft Theater

A quick look around the crowd would tell the story of moe.’s ability to stay near the top of the jamband scene since the early 90’s, as there were college kids and 60-year-old couples and everyone in between.

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Moe. Takes Over Taft on Thursday

Jamband stalwarts moe. take over the Taft Theater this Thursday night.

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Review: Inaugural Cripple Creek Music Festival

Winning With ALS, led by local music-lover Tom Miller, put on the inaugural Cripple Creek Music Festival this weekend on the DCCH grounds in Fort Mitchell, KY.

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Review: Billy Strings at SGHR

Billy Strings brought his psychedelic-tinged bluegrass troupe back to the Southgate House Revival this past Thursday night.

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Billy Strings Returns to SGHR on Thursday

Billy Strings makes his much anticipated return to the The Southgate House Revival on Thursday night.

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Cripple Creek Music Festival Lineup Finalized

The lineup for the Cripple Creek Music Festival had a revamp since we first brought you details about the inaugural festival in Fort Mitchell, KY, earlier this summer.

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New Festival Alert - Cripple Creek Music Festival

The Cripple Creek Music Festival is coming to Fort Mitchell, KY, on October 20th.

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John Hartford Memorial Festival Review

The John Hartford Memorial Festival held its 8th annual event over this past weekend (5/30 to 6/2) at the Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground in Bean Blossom, Indiana. The bluegrass and roots festival bills itself as “The Most Laid Back Festival in America”- and after spending just one day and night there I’m certainly not going to dispute it.

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Dead & Company Bringing Summer Tour to Riverbend on Monday

Dead & Company kicked off their 3rd summer tour in as many years on Wednesday in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Original Grateful Dead members Bob Weir (rhythm guitar, vocals) and the “Rhythm Devils” Billy Kreutzmann (drums) and Mickey Hart (percussion) have been joined by long-time Dead collaborator Jeff Chimenti (piano/keyboards), former Allman Brothers and Aquarium Rescue Unit member Otiel Burbridge (bass) and John Mayer (guitar) since the band’s inception in the fall of 2015.

John Hartford Memorial Festival: A Primer

The John Hartford Memorial Festival (May 30 to June 2) is billed as “The Most Laid-Back Festival in America” and you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who has gone and would disagree. The 8th annual bluegrass and camping festival nestled up in the rolling hills of beautiful Bean Blossom, IN, has quietly put together one of the summer’s best bluegrass festival lineups–and it all takes place just 2 hours from Cincinnati.

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Review: Billy Strings at the SGHR

Billy Strings brought his barn-burning bluegrass show through the SGHR on Tuesday night. Billy (William Apostol) with bandmates Billy Failing (banjo), Jarrod Walker (Mandolin) and Royal Masat (bass) have perfected a special kind of bluegrass that is at times more traditional than the typical modern “jamgrass” bands on the scene while still reaching peak moments of psychedelic improvisation that make even veteran bluegrass bands blush.