The Christian Science Monitor has a story about a weekly Bluegrass jam session at the Grisly Pear in New York City of all places.  The sessions are run by “Sheriff Uncle Bob”, the grandfather of New York’s bluegrass jam scene and the “sheriff of good times”.

http://features.csmonitor.com/backstory/2008/11/18/bluegrass-music-echoes-from-honky-tonks-of-new-york/ 

I have never listen to much bluegrass music but with it’s toe tappin rythem this music a great why to get the good times rollin.  The Wikipedia entry on Bluegrass music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluegrass_music .

 

Bill Monroe started it all with the “Blue Grass Boys”, Monroe, Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt, Chubby Wise and Hwoard Watts, Roanoke –  

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, “I’m Ready To Go” –

What are your favorite Bluegrass, or Country music bands, or singers?

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