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“Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story”
Mar04

“Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story”

New documentary Michael Cleveland “Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story” Released Globally March 1 2019 By Rob Dickens I first saw Michael Cleveland play at the annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) World of Bluegrass event in Raleigh North Carolina in 2013. Peter Rowan had a set in one of the large rooms at the Conference Hotel and had assembled quite a large and somewhat ramshackle-in-appearance and...

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Michael Cleveland – Fiddler Extraordinaire
Jul01

Michael Cleveland – Fiddler Extraordinaire

Fiddle player extraordinaire Michale Cleveland has a new album Michael Cleveland is a hell of a player. The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) hands out awards annually to the best achievements in the field of bluegrass, and there is no higher honor in this genre.  (The 2004 IBMA awards will be held in Raleigh North Carolina this October and this correspondent is excited at being there to experience for the first time,...

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Wide Open Bluegrass Day # 2
Sep29

Wide Open Bluegrass Day # 2

Read about our second day at Wide Open Bluegrass 2013 As we hit the hay at around 3.30 this morning after the Aussie Rules Grand Final concluded (Go Hawks!), the day started very slowly. We missed the hotel breakfast so we ambled to the Daily Plant Cafe and there we sort of planned our last day in Raleigh and the multiple choices on offer at the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival 2013. A walk to the Red Hat Amphitheatre was the first...

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