E-mail Me! Click Here!
Louisville Music News.net
September 1995 Articles
Cover Story
Bob Bahr
Features
Darrell Elmore
Bob Bahr
Columns
Berk Bryant
Robert Gruber
Decimus Rock
Mike Stout
Paul Moffett
Keith Clements
Todd Hildreth
Duncan Barlow
CD Reviews
Mike Stout
Darrell Elmore
Robert Gruber
Mike Stout
Kory Wilcoxson
Kory Wilcoxson
Robert Gruber
Bob Bahr
Bob Bahr
Michael Campbell
Allen Howie
Mark Clark
Bob Mitchell
William Brents
Robert Gruber
Allen Howie
Performance Reviews
Mike Stout
Mike Stout
Allen Howie
Ninette Shorter
Wally Stewart
Kevin Gibson
Calendar
Bob Bahr
News Item
Opinion
Photos
LASC
Earl Meyers
Jean Metcalfe
Paul Moffett
Blogs
Got Shows?
Send Them To Us
Bookmark Louisville Music News.net with these handy
social bookmarking tools:
del.icio.us digg
StumbleUpon spurl
wists simpy
newsvine blinklist
furl blogmarks
yahoo! myweb smarking
ma.gnolia segnalo
reddit fark
technorati cosmos
Available RSS Feeds
Top Picks - Top Picks
Top Picks - Today's Music
Top Picks - Editor's Blog
Top Picks - Articles
Add Louisville Music News' RSS Feed to Your Yahoo!
Add to My Yahoo!
Contact: contact@louisvillemusicnews.net
Louisville, KY 40207
Copyright 1989-2018
Louisvillemusicnews.net, Louisville Music News, Inc.
All Rights Reserved  


Issue: September 1995

Where to Hear It

What is bluegrass? Decide for yourself at these two area bluegrass festivals:

Right here in Louisville, Gary Brewer presents the Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Iroquois Park on Sept. 8 and 9. Fiftenn bands from ten states will perform, including the Bluegrass Cardinals, the Sullivan Family, Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers, Vince Combs, Wendy Smith, Rob Morgan, Eastbound and Gary Ferguson. Music plays on Friday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. There will be arts and crafts and children's activities in addition to the bluegrass music.

For more information about the Strictly Bluegrass Festival, call 502-448-9107.

The week-long event called IBMA's World Of Bluegrass starts Tuesdaym Sept 19 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 24 in downtown Owensboro, Ky. From Tuesday through Thursday, it's a trade show featuring booths run by luthiers, record labels and the like, plus daily performance showcases and workshops. On Friday, the Fan Fest begins – IBMA's World Of Bluegrass turns into a world-class bluegrass festival. Their lineup is a progressive one featuring some of the most popular acts currently performing.

Specificially, Friday's scheduled acts include The Boys From Indiana, the Cox Family, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Peter Wernick, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, The Lonesome River Band, Laurie Lewis, Third Tyme Out, and a supergroup featuring Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas and Tony Rice. The music starts at 3:30 p.m. and runs until almost midnight.

Saturday's roster includes Lou Reid, Terry Baucom & Caroline, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, the Del McCoury Band, Doc Watson & Jack Lawrence, and the Whites with Jerry Douglas. Music starts at noon and runs until 11 p.m.

Sunday is traditionally gospel day, and The Bass Mountain Boys kick off things at 11 a.m. They are followed by Jim & Jess and the Virginia Boys, The Lynn Morris Band and the Sidemen, among others.

For more information regarding tickets, prices and lodging at IBMA's World Of Bluegrass, call the IBMA at 502-684-9025

Bookmark and Share