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Earl Scruggs Centre
Sep20

Earl Scruggs Centre

We visit the Centre in Shelby NC Photo: LTTL Earl Scruggs Centre Shelby North Carolina September 19, 2019 GrassRoots Music Tour Located in a stately, former courthouse centred in a serene square in the heart of downtown Shelby, North Carolina, the Earl Scruggs Centre opened in 2014. Photo: LTTL Photo: LTTL Earl Scruggs was born and grew up near Shelby in Cleveland County. Located in the Piedmont section of the state, it is an area...

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Darren Nicholson Band
Sep19

Darren Nicholson Band

We review their show at Isis Music Hall Darren Nicholson Band – Photo: LTTL Darren Nicholson Band Live At Isis Music Hall Asheville North Carolina 17 September 2019 GrassRoots Music Tour Isis Music Hall – Photo: LTTL Based in the west of North Carolina, Darren Nicholson is mostly known as a member of the award-winning Balsam Range where he handles a variety of roles – mandolin, octave mandolin, lead vocals, baritone...

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AmericanaFest 2019 Wrap
Sep19

AmericanaFest 2019 Wrap

We review the week of music in Nashville Site of one of the many unofficial shows – Photo: LTTL AmericanaFest 2019 Nashville 10 – 15 September GrassRoots Music Tour We review the week of music in Nashville This year The Americana Music Association was celebrating the twentieth anniversary of AmericanaFest. This was my seventh. In 2019 the event again stretched for six days, Tuesday through to Sunday, with Tuesday and...

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AmericanaFest Day Six
Sep17

AmericanaFest Day Six

We lap up the final day of the AmericanaFest Photo: LTTL Photo: LTTL AmericanaFest 2019 Day 6 – The Final Offerings GrassRoots Music Tour Photo: LTTL Fast becoming the place to be on day last – J.P. Harris’ Sunday Morning Coming Down. Featuring performances from JD McPherson’s Mid Tenn Three, Molly Tuttle, John R. Miller & The Engine Lights, Brandy Zdan, and JP Harris’ Why...

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AmericanaFest Day Five
Sep16

AmericanaFest Day Five

Our comings and goings on this day Photo: LTTL AmericanaFest 2019 Day 5 – Rooftops and Inns GrassRoots Music Tour Westin Rooftop We covered last year Transoceanic Records Presents. AmericanaFest 18 Day Five This year the company has partnered with Atomic Music Group for an all-day Saturday at Level 27, the stunning rooftop bar at the Westin Hotel, where the Conference part of AmericanaFest is held. Photo: LTTL Live shows from...

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