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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 3
Oct07

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 3

Read about our third day at Hardly Strictly Blues festival 2013 Sunday in San Francisco. The third and final day of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013.  I was determined to make the most of it. Our usual walk up the hill and a coffee stop at our new favourite spot, Stanza.  Then a bus trip down Lincoln Street.  The buses here are regular and good value – $2 for two hours or so.  A relatively short walk from 19th avenue led us...

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Americana Music Association Honors and Awards
Sep19

Americana Music Association Honors and Awards

Read our coverage of the 2013 Americana Honors and Awards   It was a cloudy day in Nashville – a bit breezy and sometimes humid. The search for a great coffee hit another dead-end – we followed this up with a little shopping on Broadway – Ernest Tubb’s Record Shop has some impressive items (and they have two in-stores this week for me to try to fit in) – then an amble past the Ryman Auditorium gift...

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Nashville Skyline
Sep18

Nashville Skyline

Read about our music travels to Nashville TN in 2013 A lot to talk about. A full day. Last night Trish joined us, arriving from Melbourne late in the day, so the group was complete. Today we decided that most of us would drive to Opry Mills shopping centre – better to do this before Americanafest gets under way and the going gets a little hectic. The centre is about 6 miles out and is adjacent to The Grand Ole Opry and the...

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