DelFest 2020 announces intial lineup

November 21, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Delfest 2020

DelFest, the festival held by Del McCoury and his family, has announced the intial lineup for 2020. Taking place in Cumberland, Maryland at the Allegany County Fairgrounds from May 21-24, the first batch of artists includes the Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Billy Strings, and more.

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Keller & the Keels – Speed

November 20, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Keller Williams is at it again! When it comes to genres, the guy’s a chameleon, a jack-of-all-trades. His latest release, Speed, sees him back on the bluegrass side of the coin with frequent collaborators Larry and Jenny Keel in tow, and the output is strong as ever. More remarkable, it’s his 25th album release – a remarkable accomplishment that speaks to Williams’s tireless work ethic.

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Genre-bending with the Tedeschi Trucks Band in Little Rock

November 19, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Little Rock 2019

Words/Photos: Josh Mintz
There’s not much that can be written about Derek Trucks that hasn’t been said before ad nauseam. The guy’s just a freak. His skill with a guitar is unparalleled. An underrated part of Trucks’s game, though, is his matured skill as a bandleader. Over the course of the Tedeschi Trucks Band’s November 16 show in Little Rock, Arkansas at the Robinson Center, he put on a mesmerizing guitar clinic. Equally compelling, though, was watching Trucks direct the band sharing the stage with him.

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Allman Betts Band announces star-studded Allman Family Revival lineup

November 6, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Allman Betts Band

The Allman Betts Band has officially announced the full artist lineup for the third annual Allman Family Revival, a concert in honor of Gregg Allman. The three-date touring festival will take place in December in Denver, San Francisco, and New York and the lineup will include names like Eric Krasno, Luther and Cody Dickinson, and Robert Randolph.

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The High Hawks soar into Fort Collins

October 31, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Words/Images: Jake Cudek
Legend is historically born out of greatness. Rarely is it the other way around. The saga of The High Hawks is one such lore that has only just begun. Whether one believes this yarn spun by Vince Herman about how the vision for this band was seeded (read about it here), what is certainly evident is that with three well-attended, high-energy Colorado shows under their belt, The High Hawks are ready to rev up the second leg of their inaugural tour.

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