Trail Mix

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Trail Mix 2020 – Vol. II

Trail Mix returns with brand new tunes from Last Train Home, Miss Tess, Chicago Farmer, John Moreland, Della Mae, and many more!
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Trail Mix: Five Anticipated Albums Coming in Early 2020

Nathaniel Rateliff is returning to his roots as a folksinger.  Plenty of great new albums are on the horizon in the new year. Check out five of our new favorites.  Drive-By Truckers “The Unraveling” The stalwart Southern country-rock outfit will return with their first LP since the politically charged 2016 effort “American Band.” Due on…
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Trail Mix 2020 – Vol. I

Trail Mix is back with brand new tunes from Drive-By Truckers, Futurebirds, Marcus King, Dustbowl Revival, and many more!
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Trail Mix – December 2019

I don’t know if it was really bound to happen, but I am sure excited that it did. This month, a former fifth grade student of mine – Shane McLaughlin – and his band appear on Trail Mix. Folks, that is pretty cool. I taught McLaughlin during one of my first years teaching near Charlottesville,…
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DelFest Announces Initial Lineup for 2020

DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family now in its 13th year, in partnership with High Sierra Music, announced an initial star-studded lineup today. Held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in beautiful Cumberland, MD, DelFest originated from the desire to create a family-friendly music festival celebrating the rich legacy of McCoury…
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Trail Mix – November 2019

Tucked away in the far western corner of Kentucky, right against the banks of the Ohio River, is the uniquely named town of Monkey’s Paw. Never heard of it? Not surprising. But I can guarantee that, very soon, you will know about Kelsey Weldon, the town’s favorite daughter. Weldon is rapdidy making her mark on…
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The Cactus Blossoms at The Southern Cafe & Music Hall . . . Ticket Giveaway!

Grab a pair of tickets to see The Cactus Blossoms on this week's blog!
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Trail Mix – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Recap!

Check out photos and a recap of last month's Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in this week's Trail Mix blog.
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