The Special Consensus, Red Deer, March 21

The Special Consensus were a late addition to the 10th season of Waskasoo Bluegrass, but proved to be a highlight. The venerable Chicago-based band, augmented by members from Nashville and Kansas City (I think) demonstrated that they should be considered for any and all bluegrass stages. Unlike some bands that are too pleased with themselves,… Continue reading The Special Consensus, Red Deer, March 21

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Dale Ann Bradley news

I love Dale Ann Bradley’s music, and the fact that she is one of the nicest people within the world of bluegrass makes one want to do even more to promote word of her excellent bluegrass music. She recently appeared here in Red Deer, and the show- presented by the Waskasoo Bluegrass Music Society- was… Continue reading Dale Ann Bradley news

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Grasstowne in Red Deer, March 20

Grasstowne made their way to Alberta on Thursday for a series of shows this weekend, and kicked things off on Friday night with a terrific concert in Red Deer.  While the vast majority of the bands we present are well received by our audience, Grasstowne was most definitely a highlight of our season and- at least according… Continue reading Grasstowne in Red Deer, March 20

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival, August 9, 2008

I was only able to attend one day of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival this year. As I get older, I do find that one day is enough for me! However, I would love to be able to attend for more days; maybe I need to move closer to Edmonton! In the past I’ve been fortunate… Continue reading Edmonton Folk Music Festival, August 9, 2008

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