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A bluegrass musician with a familial tie to Middletown will bring his band to the stage of the Sorg Opera House on Saturday, June 23. 

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Updated March 30 at 1:38 p.m.

The city of Cincinnati honored local music legend Katie Laur Wednesday, calling her a pioneer for her role as a woman fronting a bluegrass band, a rarity in the 1970s and '80s. 

In a new installment of Memories from the Hills of Home, Katie Laur pays homage to one of the most heard, most popular bluegrass songs ever recorded. 

Longtime music journalist and historian Larry Nager is returning to Cincinnati to speak at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County as part of Miami Regionals Appalachian Studies project. 

Miami University-Hamilton will present a series of events designed to celebrate the Appalachian and Bluegrass heritage of our area. 

The 3rd Annual DevouGrass Music & Arts Festival, benefiting the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, returns on Saturday, October 1 to Covington’s Devou Park

The annual Bluegrass For Babies fundraising concert returns to the Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park on Saturday, September 17. 

Combine bluegrass music, beer, great food and Sawyer Point on a Saturday in September and you have Bluegrass for Babies, a fund raising event from the Healthy Roots Foundation to benefit Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Ralph Stanley at MidPoint

Sep 21, 2012

Bluegrass legend Dr. Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys will appear Saturday, September 29 at the Emery Theatre as part of this year’s MidPoint Music Festival. Local musician Ed Cunningham from the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars talks about the impact and legacy of Ralph Stanley with Lee Hay.