Marcus King announces Four of a Kind MusicCares benefit

July 8, 2020
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Marcus King's Four of a Kind

Marcus King has announced a four-night livestream series, Four of a Kind, Live From Nashville, benefitting MusiCares and airing every Monday from July 13 through August 3. The event will be filmed in Nashville and each will have its own concept and roster of unique guests.

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Neil Young, Willie & Lukas Nelson, Steven Stills to play autism benefit

February 11, 2020
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Neil Young, Willie Nelson and Lukas Nelson, Stephen Stills, and more have been announced as headliners for Light Up The Blues 6 – Concert to Benefit Autism Speaks. The event will take place on May 30 in Los Angeles, CA at the Greek Theatre, and will be hosted by Stephen and Kristen Stills.

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The return of UMBowl

February 4, 2020
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Umphrey’s McGee has announced the return of UMBowl an interactive, “four quarters” concert experience., the interactive, fan-directed, marathon concert event. The event disappeared after the 2016 installment, but is returning this year as a two-night event at Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre on May 1 and 2.

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Steep Canyon Rangers to headline North Carolina Brewers & Music Festival

February 4, 2020
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In its 10th year, the North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival – held at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville, North Carolina on May 8-9, 2020. The event, which pairs live music from roots/acoustic acts with local breweries, will be headlined by GRAMMY Award-winning bluegrass act Steep Canyon Rangers.

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Leftover Salmon, Jerry Douglas, and Anders Osborne and Jackie Greene added to DelFest 2020

January 29, 2020
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Delfest 2020

Del McCoury’s DelFest has added Leftover Salmon, The Jerry Douglas Band, Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene, and others to its 2020 lineup. This year’s installment of the festival will take place over Memorial Day weekend (May 21 to 24) in Cumberland, MD at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

Trampled By Turtles’s Dave Simonett announces solo album, tour dates

January 13, 2020
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Guitarist/singersongwriter Dave Simonett (Trampled By Turtles) has announced tour dates in support Red Tail, his upcoming album due on on March 13. It’s the the first time that Simonett has recorded a collection of solo material under his own name.

Simonett has previously released two albums under the name Dead Man Winter. Simonett will be hitting the road with a full band in the Spring in support of the album.

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Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey’s, and YMSB highlight initial Northwest String Summit Lineup

January 8, 2020
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Northwest String Summit has announced the initial lineup for the 19th year of the festival, to take place from July 16-19 at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon. The heavy hitters on the first batch of artists includees Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey’s McGee, and Yonder Mountain String Band.

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