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Historic Jonesborough Bluegrass Series to Wrap Up 2012 Season

Adam Steffey and The BoxcarsJonesborough, TN -- The Historic Jonesborough Bluegrass Series will present an award-winning evening of bluegrass music on October 20th when The Boxcars and Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice visit the concert series. Joining The Boxcars and Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice will be Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road, The Moore Brothers, and Niall Toner. Produced by Mountain Music Entertainment and nestled in Tennessee's oldest town, the Historic Jonesborough Bluegrass Series is looking forward to bringing another concert featuring top-notch entertainment to the East Tennessee region. This performance will conclude the 2012 series season.

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out Lead International Bluegrass Award Nominations

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme OutNashville, TN -- /IBMA/ Nominees for the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced today at a press conference at Nashville’s Loveless Barn, and perennial favorites Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out led the pack with nominations in nine categories as a band and for individual members. They’re followed by Alison Krauss & Union Station with eight nominations, and Blue Highway and The Boxcars with seven nominations each. (The list of nominations appears at the end of this article.)

Smokin' Hot June and July with Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2012Nashville, TN -- The Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church Of Country Music and the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974, is sacred to the history of country and bluegrass music. The 2012 series features outstanding bluegrass music by Vince Gill, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, The Boxcars, The Gibson Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Roys, Rhonda Vincent, Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs and more.

Adam Steffey and The Boxcars Roll into Carter Fold May 5th

Adam Steffey and The BoxcarsHiltons, VA -- Award winning bluegrass group Adam Steffey and The Boxcars will be performing at the historic Carter Family fold. Adam will be backed up by the Boxcars - Ron Stewart, John R. Bowman, Keith Garrett, and Harold Nixon - all talented, professional, and accomplished musicians in their own right. Saturday, May 5th, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will be presenting a concert of bluegrass music. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

Five Hot Summer Nights With Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2012Nashville, TN -- Springer Mountain Farms has June and July at the world famous Ryman Auditorium packed with Thursday night bluegrass as they once again present Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman. This annual fare of bluegrass music is just the thing to make summers hotter than ever. This year, the lineup if fully loaded with some of the finest in the genre.

D.C. Bluegrass Festival is Two Full Days of Music at New Maryland Home

D.C. Bluegrass Music FestivalThe DC Bluegrass Festival is growing to two days and moving to a new home in Maryland. Join us indoors and out of the winter weather for the Great 2012 DCBU Band Competition on Friday night (see below for entry details), stay to hear top national and local bluegrass performers and attend workshops all day Saturday, or just pick to your heart's content from Friday night through Sunday morning.

Historic Jonesborough Bluegrass Series Announces 2012 Season

Historic JonesboroughJonesborough, TN -- Bluegrass music greats JD Crowe and The New South, Brandon Rickman, The Gibson Brothers, Mark Newton's Stillhouse Band, The Roys, Larry Stephenson Band, Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road, and The Boxcars headline the events at the Historic Jonesborough Visitor Center. A portion of the proceeds in 2012 will benefit The Lyric Frizzell Foundation.

American Legion Bluegrass Kicks Off 2012 with The Boxcars

The BoxcarsJust 24 months ago, the name "The Boxcars" meant nothing. Two years later the name is synonymous with the five guys that make up this ground breaking bluegrass music band. They don't sound like anyone else. And yet they capture the excitement of the seminal bands that preceded them in the genre and combine it with cutting edge sounds of bluegrass today. The result is, well, magical. You can't replace chemistry between band members. And these guys have it. The Boxcar's will bring that magical chemistry to the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. for their American Legion Bluegrass program.
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The Boxcars and Sierra Hull to Headline 2012 DC Bluegrass Festival

The BoxcarsThe DC Bluegrass Union will be expanding the 2012 DC Bluegrass Festival to include two nights of music on February 24 and 25, 2012. Friday night's activities will include The Great 2012 DC Bluegrass Union Band Contest and will feature $1,300 in combined prizes as well as a performance slot in Saturday's DC Bluegrass Festival for the winner! Entry is open through February 15th. Interested bluegrass music bands are encouraged to email the DCBU at bandcompetition@dcbu.org for details.

Mountain Home Records Congratulates Their 2011 IBMA Award Winners

The BoxcarsArden, NC -- Mountain Home Records artists took home seven awards, including "Song of the Year," "Instrumental Group of the Year," and "Emerging Artist of the Year" at the 22nd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night, September 29th, at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

The Boxcars On Track with Top IBMA Award Nominations

The BoxcarsThe Boxcars, a band that features the talents of Adam Steffey, Ron Stewart, John R. Bowman, Keith Garrett and Harold Nixon, lead in all categories with IBMA Award nominations for Entertainer of the Year; Instrumental Group of the Year; Album of the Year (The Boxcars, self-produced for the Mountain Home label); Gospel Recorded Performance ("In God's Hands," written by John Benjamin Rochester); Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year ("Jumpin' the Track," written by Ron Stewart); Emerging Artist of the Year; Banjo Player and Fiddle Player (Ron Stewart) and Mandolin Player (Adam Steffey).

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