Winter Village Performers Win IBMA Awards!

by Rick Manning on October 20, 2014

jason carter shadesThe International  Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) recently held its 2014 awards show in Raleigh, NY in early October and many of our Winter Village performers were selected for awards.  Jason Carter, fiddler for The Travelin’ McCoury’s,  won the fiddle player of the year.  Jason was featured in Strings Magazine recently.  2014 headliners Balsam Range won Entertainer of the Year and Vocal Band of the Year.  Balsam’s lead singer Buddy Melton won male vocalist of the year.  2014 and 2010 headliner Claire Lynch, with Louisa Branscombe, won song of the year for Dear Sister.

Here is a hot number featuring Jason and The Travelin’ McCourys – The Bluegrass Breakdown.

Enchanted Mountain Music Festival_April 11 – 13 in Ellicottville, NY

March 22, 2014

WHAT:   Enchanted Mountain Music Festival WHEN:  April 11-13, 2014 WHERE:  Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, New York CONTACT:  Rick Manning, Festival Director.  rick@wintervillagebluegrass.org; 607-592-4647 Jane Eshbaugh, Marketing Director. 716.699.3904;  jeshbaugh@holidayvalley.com WEBSITE:   www.holidayvalley.com/bluegrass FACEBOOK:   https://www.facebook.com/enchantedmountainmusicfestival FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY SOUTHERN TIER BREWERY & DEMUNK’S CIDER Holiday Valley Resort and Winter Village Music present the […]

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Chad Darou & Stealing Time Performing at Dewitt Park Inn and Moosewood

January 20, 2014

Chad Darou & Stealing Time are breaking new ground in the bluegrass world. Currently in the studio working on their next recording, the band is creating a sound that reflects their eclectic musical backgrounds.  Band leader, Chad Darou, is a fine dobro and banjo player who has had the pleasure of touring with such greats […]

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Mayor & Council Proclaim Jan 25 Bluegrass & Traditional Music Day in Ithaca

January 19, 2014

On January 8, 2014 Ithaca’s 25 year old progressive Mayor Svante Myrick and our Common Council proclaimed January 25, the night of the Saturday Night Big Show at the State Theatre of Ithaca, Bluegrass and Traditional Music Day in Ithaca.  The proclamation recognizes the importance of traditional music to Ithaca residents and welcomes the hundreds […]

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Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys… Original Mountain Music

January 16, 2014

The Railroad Boy’s sound is steeped in the tradition of “Acoustic Americana Roots Music.” They deliver a dynamic blend of traditional mountain music fused with Gaudet’s diverse contemporary songwriting. Gaudet’s unique percussive rhythms become the perfect springboard for his voice to follow and his melodies are downright infectious. It’s typical during any live performance to […]

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