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Bluegrass Heritage Foundation Presents Star Award to Del McCoury

Del McCoury Star Award PresentationBy Alan Tompkins
Del McCoury, a GRAMMY-winning National Heritage Fellow and member International Bluegrass Music Association’s Hall of Fame, was honored with the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation’s Bluegrass Star Award on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off in the Farmers Branch Historical Park in Farmers Branch, Texas.

Tony and Pam Rice Invite Memorial Donations to Bluegrass Heritage Foundation's 'Play It Forward!' Project

Tony Rice & Chris ScottAfter losing their son, John Christian Scott, in a mid-August accident, pioneering bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice and his wife, Pamela, have asked for memorial contributions to be made to a very special cause.

'Fanning The Fire' Bluegrass Documentary Earns Film Festival Award

Fanning The FireFanning The Fire is a vibrant documentary short that features a young Texas teen that followed his dreams from being a fan of bluegrass music all the way to opening for some of the greatest entertainers in the business – in less than three years. Along the way, the documentary explores why people young and old get hooked on playing this music and enjoying companionship at festivals around the world. Viewers also enjoy behind-the-scenes visits with master musicians from across the USA and Europe who explain how they came to appreciate this uniquely American form of music and why it has broad appeal to beginning players and professionals alike. The film captured, in a tie vote, the award for Best Documentary - Music/Culture at the 2011 Film Festival of Colorado awards.

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