Music
INDY Week's music blog

Archives | RSS

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Videos: Final highlights of the World of Bluegrass, Night Five

Posted by on Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:19 PM

We close our videos of World of Bluegrass 2013 with a few of our Saturday favorites.

Chatham County Line, "Living in Raleigh Now"
One week ago, it's unlikely that Chatham County Line's Dave Wilson would have thought it possible to write and perform what is undoubtedly the theme song to last week's inaugural IBMA World of Bluegrass festival in Raleigh. Wilson was inspired after "hopscotching" around to the variety of closely located downtown venues as part of the Ramble series. He went home and wrote about it—after all, what better way to make a compelling argument to an artist-run organization than to write them a song? It's a darn good one, too:  The crowd's feverish reaction to what's bound to become Raleigh's bluegrass anthem mirrored what seemed to be that of every visitor during the five-day event.



Kruger Brothers & The Kontras Quartet with Steve Martin, "Jack of the Wood"
After performing their lauded Appalachian Concerto with the Kontras Quartet, The Kruger Brothers enjoyed a surprise visit from the evening's headliner, Steve Martin. Sitting in to play a soaring instrumental number named after the Asheville watering hole, Martin added clawhammer banjo to "Jack of the Wood."



Jim Lauderdale & Della Mae, "Lost in the Lonesome Pines"
The likely winner for best harmony singing over the weekend might just have gone to the 2013 Emerging Artists of the Year, Della Mae. Joining esteemed singer and songwriter Jim Lauderdale, the sound emitting from the stage breezed through the alleyways downtown. Here they perform "Lost in the Lonesome Pines," the title track from Lauderdale's second album with bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley.



Charli Robertson (Flatt Lonesome), "The Man Who Made My Momma Cry"
As mentioned by Peter Blackstock, Peter Rowan performed with a mix of seemingly random pickers at the Convention Center on Saturday. Among them was Charli Robertson of the group Flatt Lonesome; she stunned the room with a deep version of "The Man Who Made My Momma Cry."



The Infamous Stringdusters, "Time to Part"
Charlottesville's Infamous Stringdusters took to the Red Hat Amphitheater stage to add a newgrass flavor to the evening's festivities. After seeing their first show in Raleigh a few years ago a few blocks away at The Berkeley Cafe, it was fun to watch the group stretch out on the large stage. Below is a new number from the group, "Time to Part."


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pin It
Watch Chatham County Line celebrate Raleigh and Charli Robertson stun with sadness, plus Jim Lauderdale, Steve Martin and more.

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in Music

More by Dan Schram

Facebook Activity

Twitter Activity

Comments

Durham can definitely provide an audience as big if not bigger than Asheville! Besides being surrounded by some of the …

by Ioan Opris on Moogfest seeking move to Durham in April 2016 (Music)

Durham's Full Frame saw an attendance last year of 12,000.
http://fifteen501.com/News.aspx?li=6279

Moog Fest saw 7,000 ticketholders …

by Bri Flannery Aab on Moogfest seeking move to Durham in April 2016 (Music)

Latest videos from the INDY

© 2015 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation