Category archive: Bluegrass

kids and bluegrass music

Getting Kids Into Bluegrass

Broaden your child’s musical horizons by introducing them to a variety of musical genres, including a truly American one—bluegrass. You may think that most of the music that kids listen to today incorporates few, if any, bluegrass influences (although this is not true), and that they will balk at what they hear. Alternatively, dragging kids to a bluegrass festival brings to mind scenes of squirming toddlers, whining nine-year-olds, and sullen teenagers. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s all about your (and their) attitude.

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A Love Song in Every Genre: The Bluegrass Version

American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” It makes sense, then, that a love song written in one musical style conveys the same sentiment when performed with vastly different instruments, at a different tempo, and with a different voice.

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The Top 10 Bluegrass Festivals in the U.S.

Though originally founded in the east of the U.S., bluegrass music fans span the country. If you’re itching to get your live bluegrass fix, take a look at this list of ten bluegrass festivals in the U.S. that are great for everyone—longtime bluegrass fan to newbies alike!

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