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The Travelin” McCourys, Jeff Austin
Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH
8pm show, Buy Tickets
Congratulations to The Travelin’ McCourys on their GRAMMY win for “Best Bluegrass Album,” announced today in Los Angeles, CA. The band’s eponymous debut album was released on May 25th of last year after decades of playing– the GRAMMY award pointing to both the band’s work ethic and their innovative style of bluegrass which honors the genre’s tradition and drives it forward. Read more
The Travelin’ McCourys and the Gibson Brothers will perform at Miami Middletown’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.
The Travelin’ McCourys consist of the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury — Ronnie McCoury on mandolin and Rob McCoury on banjo — with fiddler Jason Carter and bassist Alan Bartram. The band is known for a mix of traditional and progressive bluegrass that combines their sound with others to make something fresh and rejuvenating. Read more
Written by Bill Whiting
The Travelin’ McCourys team up with fellow bluegrass troubadour Keller Williams on the dazzling recording, Pick. Beginning with the sweet sounds of “Something Else,” Williams and The Travelin’ McCourys create a potent formula of high lonesome harmonies, razor sharp musicianship and engaging humor. It’s all performed tongue in cheek with a full, rich sound that breezes through without the assistance of percussion. Rob McCoury stretches his banjo flourishes alongside Alan Bartram’s anchor driven bass lines on “What a Waste of Good Corn Liquor.” Ronnie McCoury shines on mandolin, fleshing out the inner nuances of the Steve Earle penned, “The Graveyard Shift.” John Hartford’s “Sexual Harassment” receives a subtle workout from the gently moving passages of fiddle maestro Jason Carter. Read more
Fall Hookahville is back at Frontier Ranch for its 38th installment the weekend before Labor Day, 8/23 – 8/26
Photo by Scott Preston
Hookahville is an Ohio music festival institution celebrating its 19th year in 2012. Fall Hookahville 2012 will be held on August 23-26 (the weekend before Labor Day weekend) at Frontier Ranch in Pataskala, Ohio. The event is hosted by the Columbus, Ohio group, ekoostik hookah, who headline both nights. The music and camping event features the talents of veterans of the improvisational music world, as well as some of the top younger talent the scene has to offer. Hookahville 38 will feature a custom laser, lighting, & video experience.
The lineup for Fall Hookahville includes two nights of ekoostik hookah, The Travelin’ McCourys, John Kadlecik (currently touring with Furthur and founding member of Dark Star Orchestra), Tony Rice Unit, Fareed Haque’s MathGames, Mike Perkins, Elemental Groove Theory (last festival before hiatus, second to last show), Blue Moon Soup, The Congress, Jones for Revival, Glostik Willy, Howard Lewis Lovins, Kyra Jones, The Paranormals, The Amazing Giants (Stilt Walkers), weekend MC Joe Prichard & Shannon Jones, and a Beach Party featuring The Hookahville House Band celebrating the music of The Beach Boys, featuring featuring Eric Lanese, Phil Risko, and Eric Sargent of ekoostik hookah w/ Joe Prichard and Shannon Jones of The Recipe. Read more