Song of the Mountains showcases the best talents in bluegrass and old-time music from the heart of the region where it all began! Live concerts are held monthly at The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia with shows videotaped for our award winning Television Series which can be seen on public television affiliates throughout the country.
Season 9 Episodes will begin airing on a public television station near you at the beginning of July 2014. Check out the list to see who is paired up with your favorites.
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Crowe began playing the banjo early on and was offered a job with Jimmy Martin's Sunny Mountain Boys in mid-1950s. He cut his first recordings with Jimmy Martin on December 1, 1956, and his last on August 17, 1960, recording a total of 33 songs on Decca Records. In the late 1960s, Crowe formed the Kentucky Mountain Boys, principally performing in the Lexington, Kentuckyregion. By the early 1970s, Crowe changed the band's name to The New Southand included material from rockand country musicsources. Crowe's New South band is widely considered one of the most influential bluegrass groups since the 1970s. Many influential musicians have been a part of the band over the years, including Keith Whitley, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Jerry Douglas, Doyle Lawson, and Bobby Slone.
The Song of the Mountains live concert schedule for Season 10 has just been announced and we have updates on who's playing! Check the list and plan your trip to see the best in live bluegrass, old time, and Americana music!
Tim White, the host of the award-winning public television concert series Song of the Mountains at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia, has been nominated for the prestigious “Broadcaster of the Year Award” by the International Bluegrass Music Association.
Nominees were announced earlier this month and White is among the top five finalists for the award to be given in Raleigh, North Carolina on September 26th at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.
White says, “I was also nominated in 2011 for the same award and it is certainly a tremendous honor. I am truly blessed to be part of this wonderful broadcast from the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia and this nomination is a direct reflection of how great our crew, staff, and volunteers are in producing our concert series”.
Song of the Mountains is in their ninth year of tapings in Marion, Virginia and is currently on 190 plus public television outlets across America. The public television concert series is produced by the Lincoln Theatre and UNC-TV based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
“I am also very honored to be nominated along with four other great broadcasters”, states White. “To have my name on the same nomination list as these other veteran broadcasters is very humbling.”