Saturday, February 16, 2019

 
CLAIRE LYNCH TOURING SCHEDULE
Updated July 3, 2019
 
Phil Leadbetter's Bluegrass All-Stars
L to R front row: Jason Burleson, Phil Leadbetter, Alan Bibey, Claire Lynch,
Adam Haynes, Steve Gulley, and Kenny Smith
Photo by permission of Claire Lynch

We've updated the touring schedule with new bookings from Washington State to the Canadian provinces to North Carolina. Below are listed upcoming opportunities to see Claire Lynch LIVE! For further information, click on the web link. For further information on Claire Lynch, visit her website at www.clairelynch.com Check out her album North by South.
 
L to R: Claire Lynch, Jim Hurst, Emma McDowell, Michael Gaisbacher
Friends performing in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia (Canada) Summer 2019
 
                
2019
  
AUGUST
     2         New Paltz, NY
                  Unison Arts & Learning Center (Claire Lynch w/ Jim Hurst)
                  www.unisonarts.org
       3         Saratoga Springs, NY
                  Caffe Lena (Claire Lynch w/Jim Hurst)
                  http://www.caffelena.org
       4          Ithaca, NY
                  LaTourelle Hotel (Claire Lynch w/Jim Hurst)
                  https://www.latourelle.com
     5-9         Olivebridge, NY (Claire Only)
                 Ashokan Bluegrass Camp
                 https://ashokan.org/bluegrass-camp
                 Claire Lynch teaching vocals
    10         Goshen, CT
                  Podunk Bluegrass Festival w/Claire Lynch & Phil Leadbetter & All-Stars of Bluegrass
                  http://podunkbluegrass.com
 16-18       Grande Prairie, AB (Canada)
                 Bear Creek Folk Festival w/The Claire Lynch Band
                 https://bearcreekfolkfest.org
   23          Duluth, GA
                 Red Clay Theatre
                 https://eddieowenpresents.com  
   24          Atlanta, GA
                 Private Event w/The Claire Lynch Band
 
SEPTEMBER
   5         Asheville, NC
               Isis Restaurant and Music Hall
               https://isisasheville.com
   7-8      Greensboro, NC
               North Carolina Folk Festival (Free Festival)
               https://ncfolkfestival.com
                 
 OCTOBER
    11       Sharbot Lake, ON (Canada)
               Sharbot Lake Country Inn w/CLB "North"
               www.sharbotlakeinn.com
    12       Toronto, ON (Canada)
               Hugh's Room Live w/CLB "North"
               https://hughsroomlive.com
    18       Kingston, ON (Canada)
               Octave Theatre w/CLB "North"
 
                   
 
2020
JUNE 
    12        Manitoulin Island, ON (Canada)
                  Manitoulin Special Olympics w/The Claire Lynch Band
                  https://www.manitoulin.ca
      13        Providence Bay, ON (Canada)
                  Bluegrass in the Country at Providence Bay Fairgrounds w/CLB "North"
                  https://www.manitoulin.ca
 
 JULY
   23         Lyons, CO
                 RockyGrass Festival w/The Claire Lynch Band
                 https://bluegrass.com/rockygrass
  

          

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

2019 SPBGMA AWARDS
NASHVILLE AIRPORT SHERATON HOTEL  
First weekend of February, 2019
 
 
 
Here are the results of the recent 2019 SPBGMA (Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America) Awards which were held on the first weekend of February at the Airport Sheraton Hotel, Nashville, TN:
 
2019 SPBGMA BAND CHAMPIONSHIP
1. The Family Sowell
2. The Dalton Gang
3. Turkey Creek
4. Dead End Road
5. Dixie Jubilee
6. Night Shade
7. Carolina Divide
8. High Lonesome Senate
9. Po Anna
10. Echo Valley
 
2019 SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards
Promoter   D.A. Callaway
Radio Station   Sirius XM62
DJ   Kyle Cantrell
Songwriter   Larry Cordle
Album   "Good Things" / The Farm Hands (Pinecastle Records)
Bass Fiddle   Zak McLamb
Dobro (r)   Tim Graves
Guitar   Josh Williams
Mandolin   Alan Bibey
Banjo   Kristin Scott Benson
Fiddle   Laura Orshaw
Female Vocalist   Dale Ann Bradley
Male Vocalist   Russell Moore
Bluegrass Band (Overall)   The Grascals
Entertainer   Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Song   "Hillbilly Graham" / The Farm Hands (Pinecastle Records)
 
Congratulations to all 2019 SPBGMA Band Winners and those who won the 2019 SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards!