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Kentucky Blue; Laurel River Line

Kentucky Blue; Laurel River Line

Two Kentucky bluegrass forces, Kentucky Blue of central Kentucky and Laurel River Line, a London, Kentucky-based group, perform at the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park.
S18 E7 Length 56:43 Premiere: 7.21.14

Jubilee: Kentucky Blue, Laurel River Line

Kentucky Blue

Traditional bluegrass quintet Kentucky Blue knows a thing or two about show business. For over 20 years this Central Kentucky outfit has been keeping audiences entertained with their topnotch harmonies, pristine instrumentation, and vintage bluegrass sound.

Or maybe keeping audiences in stitches is a more apt description – alongside traditional bluegrass and gospel songs, the band peppers their own brand of comic relief into set lists with tongue-in-cheek ditties.

Fronted by vocalist and banjo player Dave Cottrell, who also happens to moonlight as an accomplished magician (and yes, a few magic tricks make appearances between numbers), the group also includes dobro player Andy Ruff, guitarist Greg Breeding, bassist Laurie Cottrell, and fiddle player Marty Harley. Here the band performs at the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Laurel River Line

Hailing from London, Kentucky, Laurel River Line, originally known as The Gospel Tradition when they played locally throughout their community, has been playing soulful, authentic bluegrass music since they first started in 2007.

Formed by guitarist Matt Kirby and mandolinist Matt Scabrough, the “Matts” have introduced several members into the band throughout the years. The current lineup also includes bassist Brian Davidson and banjo player Malachi Smith.

The band released their debut album, “Ridin’ the Line,” in 2012, from which several songs are on display at their performance here at the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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Jubilee

About Jubilee

KET's Jubilee series features the performances of nationally known artists and popular local musicians at summer folk music festivals in Kentucky. Since its premiere in 1996, Jubilee has presented an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, blues, folk, gospel, and other forms of music from around the world to your backyard.

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Bluegrass veterans The Seldom Scene bring their signature sound to the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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Highlights from the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park include performances by Masters of Bluegrass, Seldom Scene, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, and many others.

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Dale Ann Bradley - S19 E1

Five-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Dale Ann Bradley performs at the 2014 Best of the Bluegrass.

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North Carolina bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers take the stage at the 2014 Best of the Bluegrass.

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Benoit, an iconic Louisiana guitarist and songwriter, delivers his signature swamp-blues-meets-Chicago-blues sound in a performance recorded at the 2010 W.C. Handy Blues &d Barbecue Festival in Henderson, Kentucky. A 2011 KET production.

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Lonesome River Band - S18 E12

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The Grass Stains; Dry Branch Fire Squad; The Moron Brothers - S18 E8

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Season 18 Episodes

The Seldom Scene

S18 E13 Length 59:03 Premiere Date 9.1.14

Lonesome River Band

S18 E12 Length 58:18 Premiere Date 8.25.14

Bluegrass Collective

S18 E11 Length 57:38 Premiere Date 8.18.14

The 23 String Band

S18 E10 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 8.11.14

Dale Ann Bradley

S18 E9 Length 58:13 Premiere Date 8.4.14

The Grass Stains

S18 E8 Length 58:43 Premiere Date 7.28.14

Kentucky Blue; Laurel River Line

S18 E7 Length 56:43 Premiere Date 7.21.14

Town Mountain

S18 E6 Length 59:03 Premiere Date 7.14.14

Blue Highway

S18 E5 Length 58:53 Premiere Date 7.7.14

NewTown; Coaltown Dixie

S18 E4 Length 57:53 Premiere Date 6.30.14

The Boxcars

S18 E3 Length 57:18 Premiere Date 6.23.14

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

S18 E2 Length 57:58 Premiere Date 6.16.14

Masters of Bluegrass

S18 E1 Length 59:03 Premiere Date 6.9.14

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