“… Sneedville, Tennessee, may be one of the poorest towns in the US… but at least it can lay claim to being the hometown of Jimmy ‘King of Bluegrass’ Martin. Suffice it to say, this is the only reason we found ourselves on the streets of the town searching out signs of Sneedville’s favourite son while receiving inquisitive stares from the few locals we encountered; Sneedville is a friendly town (we got free coffee), but it’s still the kind of place where everybody knows everybody else and if you ain’t from round these parts then you’re gonna stand out. We did.”Read More
Tag: Jimmy Martin
Join Our Mailing List
Periodic newsletters, tour news, snippets from the road, bluegrass titbits, interviews, blog posts, and whatnot. Join our mailing list to receive whatever we can conjure up; good stuff whenever we conjure it. Rest assured, your info is safe with us; we pinky promise not to share it with third parties and we definitely won't spam you.
Don't Miss Out!
Hi folks don't forget to join us this evening on @BGJamboree 5pm-7pm EST Music from @EarlsOfL @WBranchOfficial @sistersadieband @TheRonnieBowman
#lovethatbluegrassmusic #bluegrassradio #internetradio #mygrassisblue #bluegrassmusic #bluegrassnew #internetcountry #country
🎉#Happybirthday to THE original #banjoman 🪕, #EarlScruggs. Were he still with us, Earl would be celebrating his 97th #bluegrassbirthday as he was born #otd, January 6, in 1924.
#bluegrass #bluegrassmusic #banjo
FESTIVALS – EIRE
Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival
Balla Bluegrass Festival (Facebook)
Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival (Facebook)
Shannonside Winter Music Festival
Ardara Bluegrass Festival (Facebook)
FESTIVALS – USA
FESTIVALS – EUROPE