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  • Sunshine State music fests mix sound, scenery

    Sunshine State music fests mix sound, scenery
    The weather has been occasionally inhospitable in the past month, at least by our wimpy Sunshine State standards, but soon it will be spring and there's no better time to be outdoors in Florida.
  • Banjo player great at Listen Live! Music, but something else made the show

     
    Banjo extraordinaire Tony Trischka was certainly that – extraordinary – at Listen Live! Music’s final show Saturday at the location at which it was founded Upper Milford Township Municipal Center. But what made the show so enjoyable...

    Earl Scruggs: Remembering a bluegrass and American music legend

     
    Remembering bluegrass banjo player Earl Scruggs, who died on Wednesday at age 88. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts explores the legendary American musician's influence.

    Earl Scruggs, bluegrass legend, dies at age 88

     
    Earl Scruggs: Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs has died at 88.

    Rest in peace, Earl Scruggs

     
    With apologies to Les Paul, Eric Clapton or any other guitar hero you could name, it would be well nigh impossible to find anyone who†singularly became identified with a musical genre and a particular instrument more than Earl Scruggs. Scruggs and his...