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Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame  & Museum
Oct01

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum

The bluegrass HOF and museum Pickin’ Parlour Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum Owensboro Kentucky GrassRoots Music Tour We have been travelling the bluegrass trail as part of our GrassRoots Music Tour. The Ralph Stanley Museum in Clintwood VA and a day at the home of Bill Monroe are just two of our recent activities. Where better than to close off our investigation into this uniquely American music style than here in...

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Seven Reasons For Rollin’ Into Rosine KY
Sep30

Seven Reasons For Rollin’ Into Rosine KY

The essence of Bill Monroe Photo: LTTL Rosine Kentucky Bill Monroe’s Legacy GrassRoots Music Tour Introduction The inspiration for my first visit to Rosine, Kentucky was singer Bill Jackson’s terrific homage to the town through his song “Rollin’ Into Rosine’ (see clip below). The inspiration for my return visit was Rosine itself. Here’s seven reasons to recommend you coming here. 1.Bill Monroe...

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Ralph Stanley Museum
Sep25

Ralph Stanley Museum

We find the spirit of Dr Ralph Stanley Photo: LTTL Ralph Stanley Museum Clintwood, Virginia GrassRoots Music Tour The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Centre is in the heart of the town of Clintwood, Virginia. The museum combines the career of Stanley (memorabilia and audio/visual displays), the mountains which framed his style, together with an historical journey of traditional mountain music. It is the...

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Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019
Sep24

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019

We provide our take on Bristol’s festival Sam Bush – Photo: LTTL Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 20 to 22 September 2019 GrassRoots Music Tour Introduction Now in its 19th year, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion celebrates the roots of Bristol as a keystone of country music. REAL country music that is – as Darrell Scott opined this year, that’s “pre-‘Urban Cowboy’!”. This award-winning...

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Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 – Day Three Pictorial
Sep24

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 – Day Three Pictorial

Our pictures from day three at Bristol Photo: LTTL Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Day Three Pictorial – 22 September GrassRoots Music Tour By Jim Jacob Amythyst Kiah – Photo: LTTL Michigan Rattlers – Photo: LTTL Michigan Rattlers – Photo: LTTL Michigan Rattlers – Photo: LTTL Dillon Carmichael – Photo: LTTL Dillon Carmichael (l) – Photo: LTTL State St – Photo: LTTL Lucas Hubbard and Ray...

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Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 – Day Two Pictorial
Sep23

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 – Day Two Pictorial

Our pictures from day two at Bristol Paramount Theatre – Farm and Fun Time – Photo: LTTL Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Day Two Pictorial – 21 September GrassRoots Music Tour By Jim Jacob Yarn – Photo: LTTL Yarn – Photo: LTTL Circus No. 9 – Photo: LTTL Circus No. 9 – Photo: LTTL Elizabeth Cook – Photo: LTTL Green Grass Cloggers – Photo: LTTL Green Grass Cloggers – Photo:...

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