October 2021 Issue

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The Tradition

The Artists

It’s All About The Energy

By Penny Parsons

Photo by Amy Richmond, Courtesy of Rebel Records At age 33, bluegrass singer Kody Norris hardly…

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Mark “Brink” Brinkman

By Vicki Dean

Prolific songwriter paints pictures in listeners’ minds while telling stories with lyrics and melodies. One…

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The Sound

Byrl Murdock

Hot Rodding  The Baddest Instrument In Bluegrass

By David McCarty

Bluegrass has always tenbrooks’ed the fast and the powerful. Racehorses, big rigs, steam drills, sleek…

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Trey Hensley and Rob Ickes

Rob’s Reso Room and Reso Summit

By Dan Miller

 If you are learning to play the Dobro and are having trouble finding quality instruction,…

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The Venue

The Washington Film Group (Robert Leonard, Robert Henninger, Albert Ihde) in front of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Photo by Ellen Pasternack

1971 and 2021, Then & Now

By Albert Ihde

One Filmmaker’s Perspective I first heard live bluegrass music when I was 26 years old.…

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Legion Jam // Photo by Jesse Leeden

Bluegrass Wednesday Nights at the Legion

By Tristan Scroggins

Despite being home to some of the best bluegrass musicians in the country and the…

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