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Hosts of the Stage:

Master of Ceremonies
Tim White
"Song of the Mountains"

Doug Whitley
"Hwy 40 Bluegrass"

Royce Jordan
"Lorraine’s Popular Dad"

Authentic Unlimited

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tennessee Bluegrass Band

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Jerry Butler

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tim White and the Harmonious Legacy of Song of the Mountains

Saturday, April 13, 2024

In the heart of Appalachia, where the echoes of bluegrass and traditional American music reverberate through the mountains, Tim White has carved a niche that resonates with the soulful cadence of this rich musical heritage. "Song of the Mountains," a syndicated television program, stands as a testament to White's dedication to preserving and celebrating the region's cultural tapestry. As the host and a fervent advocate for Appalachian music, Tim White's journey intertwines with the stories and melodies that define this American musical landscape.

Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road

Friday, April 12, 2024

Junior Sisk Band

Friday, April 12, 2024

The Harmonic Journey of Remedy Tree: Floridas Modern Bluegrass Sensation

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Remedy Tree is a dynamic bluegrass band from the sunny state of Florida. It began as the creative brainchild of Gabriel Acevedo in 2015. Starting as an indie-folk band, they gradually transitioned into a bluegrass ensemble, fulfilling Gabriel's dream. Today, the band includes Gabriel Acevedo (vocals, guitar, and fiddle), his wife Abigail Acevedo (guitar, bass), Aaron Morse (mandolin), and Benny McDowell (banjo).

Exploring the Energetic World of Coyote Ugly Bluegrass Band

Saturday, April 13, 2024

This fantastic group from Kingsport, Tennessee, is known for its dynamic performances and heartwarming harmonies. Comprised of members of different ages and personalities, Coyote Ugly brings a unique and energetic presence to the bluegrass circuit.

Strumming Heartstrings: The Harmonious Journey of Chris Jones and the Night Drivers

Saturday, April 13, 2024

If you're a fan of heartwarming tunes and soulful melodies, you're in for a treat with Chris Jones; his deep, soothing voice and masterful guitar skills have been a significant figure in the bluegrass music scene. Alongside his talented band, the Night Drivers, they have created a blend of music that resonates with fans all around the world. But what makes Chris and his band so special? Let's find out as we explore their journey, music, and their impact on the bluegrass community.

Blending Traditions: The Evolutionary Path of Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road in Bluegrass Music

Friday, April 12 & Saturday, April 13, 2024

The formation of Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road in the late 1990s marked the beginning of a remarkable journey in the bluegrass genre. Founded by Lorraine Jordan, a mandolin virtuoso and a respected figure in the bluegrass community, the band with members including Ben Greene, Randy Graham, Matt Hooper and Allen Dyer, embraced the essence of traditional bluegrass while injecting their unique blend of innovation. They have since become synonymous with the preservation of bluegrass traditions and the exploration of new musical territories.

ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band

Saturday, April 13, 2024

East Tennessee State University is located in Johnson City, TN,, and boasts the world's most famous college bluegrass program. Dozens of graduates of ETSU's bluegrass program have gone on to become household names in bluegrass and beyond.

Deeper Shade of Blue

Friday, April 12, 2024

North Carolina can once again be credited for producing great bluegrass. Hailing from just east of Charlotte, Deeper Shade of Blue is comprised of Jason Fraley (mandolin/vocals), Troy Pope (guitar/vocals), Frank Poindexter (dobro/vocals), Scott Burgess (bass/vocals), and Steve Wilson (banjo). The band has been together for 21 years and self-produced six albums.

Doug Whitley with Hwy 40 Bluegrass

The Musical Soul of Raleigh: Doug Whitley and HWY 40 Bluegrass

Doug Whitley, a name synonymous with the passion and tradition of bluegrass music, is the heart and soul behind HWY 40 Bluegrass. Hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, Whitley's work resonates through the airwaves and the Bluegrass community, filling a unique space where old meets new.

The Amanda Cook Band

Friday, April 12, 2024

The Amanda Cook Band is a bluegrass band based out of the great state of Virginia. Originally from the gulf coast of Florida, Amanda formed the band in late 2013 after many years of playing in a band with her father. Amanda was determined to create her own sound. She stepped out on her own and released her first solo album, One Stop Along the Road. The project made it to the top 150 Roots Music Bluegrass Album Charts for 2014 and 2015. The self-released album also brought Amanda significant regional attention and furthered the desire to grow her brand, resulting in the addition of a full touring band.

Larry Efaw & Bluegrass Mountaineers

Friday, April 12, 2024

Larry Efaw is all about tradition. Accomplished on both mandolin and guitar, started playing at the age of 7. During his long musical career, he has performed as a guest with Dailey & Vincent, Rhonda Vincent, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Doyle Lawson, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, Del McCoury, Lewis Family, and GoldWing Express just to mention a few.

Nick Chandler & Delivered: A Symphony of Strings and Stories

Saturday, April 13, 2024

In the vibrant core of bluegrass territory, where the harmonious strains of banjos, fiddles, and guitars intertwine with the rich narratives of the Appalachian region, Nick Chandler & Delivered stands as a luminary force in the realm of both traditional and groundbreaking bluegrass melodies. This group, helmed by the namesake Nick Chandler, transcends the conventional boundaries of a musical band; it embodies a voyage across the spectrum of human emotions, offering a heartfelt delivery that touches the essence of the listener's being.