And then my sister found Dr. Joseph Burrascano for me, who was one of the few Lyme doctors practicing, and he was out in
"These are like little sonic snapshots of me playing guitar with some friends and that's exactly how I want it to be," says
It's no secret MerleFest fans have made the annual trek for the past 29 years to North Carolina's Wilkes Community College during the last weekend of April to hear their musical folk heroes perform live. What's less obvious is the musicians themselves look just as forward to the annual event honoring the music of the late, great Doc and Merle Watson because it gives them the chance to rub elbows, possibly jam or even get discovered by their own musical heroes.
"MerleFest moments," they're called. Things that last forever, tucked away for safekeeping but there when you need them. A Scythian fiddle song playing in your head. Warm and bright. Humming to Jerry Douglas and his dobro. Soothing, soulful, unforgettable.
The good people at MerleFest on Sunday night released a piece about the North Carolina festival, which ended that day. The
"The winner of the band competition will perform on the Watson Stage on Saturday," Johnson says. "My hope is that this opportunity
Even though it was "pretty cool" to hear that from Jackson, Hall said he sees no similarity between the two songs, and the
"True music fans are completely open-minded," Oates told HuffPost. "And with the Internet, the younger generation can access
On Page 3 of the festival program, Creel wrote in his welcoming message to attendees: "We want to hear from you, our visitors
"I felt that if I came to New Orleans and played it with the local cats it would come alive in a different way, and it did