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Emmylou Harris to headline Salmonfest 2015

...California Honeydrops, Great American Taxi, The Dirty River Ramblers, Cajun Country Revival, Moonalice, and Tim Easton.Alaskan...Sociables, Anna Lynch Band, Big Fat Buddha, Rabbit Creek Ramblers, and Two KatFish.Salmonfest 2015 runs from July 31 through...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/emmylou-harris-headline-salmonfest-2015
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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to perform at Salmonfest 2015

...roots-rock band Moonalice, Anchorage Folk Festival performers The California Honeydrops, and Omaha string band Dirty River Ramblers.Ketchikan artist Ray Troll has once again been involved in creating imagery for the festival.This year's festival will...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-3
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Cajun country revival band to play at the Alaskan this weekend

...consists of fiddler Joel Savoy, founder of the multi-Grammy-nominated label Valcour Records and the acclaimed Red Stick Ramblers; Cajun legend Jesse Lege, an accordion player and singer who was recently inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame; Foghorn...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14-0/Cajun-country-revival-band-to-play
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Former folk fest guest artists to play Saturday

...grew up on the East Coast, and came to the music as a young man. Beginning in the 1960s he was a member of The New Lost City Ramblers, a traditional stringband band that included Mike Seeger. He'd been playing with them for 26 years when he met Hawker in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051310/art_638399277.shtml
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Wrapping up the college hoops weekend

...college sports. Nothing happened except a basketball game. Loyola won, 61-51, on the way to the national championship.The Ramblers, with two black players from Nashville, two from the Bronx and an Irish-American point guard from Chicago, trailed two-time...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-12-17/wrapping-college-hoops-weekend
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Riding that highway with Bluegrass 101

...do things." Hoffman, a New Jersey native, brought his band, a well-established East Coast trio called the Pine Hill Ramblers, to Fairbanks in 1973. Marty Cutler played banjo. Bob Applebaum played mandolin. The group was hired to play the 20-odd...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111705/thi_20051117039.shtml
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Folk Festival schedule

...Jeff Collins, Tyler Rhodes)12:45 p.m., Kid Burfl and friends, of Haines1 p.m., The Thunder Mountain Spruce Tip Ramblers (Ryland Buller, James Mounts, Nate Heck, Kyle Harris, Ivan Pickin)1:15 p.m., Shonti Elder and Will Putman, of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-04/folk-festival-schedule
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Alaska band stokes Appalachian tradition

...rural South to the far North, both Kane and Heist bring up Carl Hoffman, a musician who brought his band, the Pine Hill Ramblers, to Fairbanks more than 35 years ago."Carl Hoffman basically introduced bluegrass to the state in the days of pipeline...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-05-25/alaska-band-stokes-appalachian-tradition
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Alaska Folk Festival continues

...Jeff Collins, Tyler Rhodes)12:45 p.m., Kid Burfl and friends, of Haines1 p.m., The Thunder Mountain Spruce Tip Ramblers (Ryland Buller, James Mounts, Nate Heck, Kyle Harris, Ivan Pickin)1:15 p.m., Shonti Elder and Will Putman, of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-11/alaska-folk-festival
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Benefit held to raise funds for Alaska bluegrass pioneer

...article by Scott Burton written in July 2007 and published in Bluegrass Unlimited, Hoffman convinced his band, the Pine Hill Ramblers, to move to Alaska with him in 1973. The band was soon hired by Alyeska Corportation to play bluegrass at pipeline construction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031011/art_797116987.shtml
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