Snapshots: Appaloosa Festival @ Skyline Ranch Resort — 8/30-9/1/19

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Jessica Willis Fisher performs at Appaloosa Festival over Labor Day weekend. (Photo by Chester Simpson)

“There are no strangers here, only friends who have not yet met.” — William Butler Yeats.

That quote from Yeats opened the program for the 2019 Appaloosa Festival, which invited friends of all stripes to Skyline Ranch Resort in Front Royal, Virginia, over Labor Day weekend for a gathering of bluegrass, folk, Americana, Celtic rock, and more! Parklife DC’s Chester Simpson captured the action on film.

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Live Review: Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival — 5/4/19

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Odetta Hartman performs at the Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival on May 4, 2019. (Photo by Matt Ruppert)

The Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival was held in northeast DC last weekend. It featured numerous local bands and artists, as well as a few that came from out of town for the festival. With four stages of music, the festival ran from noon to eight o’clock.

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Live Review: Hot Club of Cowtown and The Dustbowl Revival @ Wolf Trap — 2/2/19

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Hot Club of Cowtown performs at Wolf Trap on Feb. 2, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The Hot Club of Cowtown and The Dustbowl Revival shared the bill at Wolf Trap’s Barns recently for two performances as part of their tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Band.

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Preview: The Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown @ Wolf Trap, 2/2/19

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The Dustbowl Revival (Photo by Talley Media)

The Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown have joined forces for their Across the Great Divide Tour, underway now, where they will perform songs from the first two albums by The Band, as well as some of their own material. The Across the Great Divide Tour lands locally at The Barns at Wolf Trap for a matinee show and for an evening show on Saturday, Feb. 2.

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Snapshots: The Dustbowl Revival @ The Hamilton — 6/21/18

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The Dustbowl Revival performs at The Hamilton on June 21, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The Dustbowl Revival brought its hi-energy Americana-swing sound to The Hamilton Live last week! The band is currently touring in support of its most recent self-titled album, which was released by Signature Sounds in 2017.

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Don’t Miss: The Dustbowl Revival @ The Hamilton, 6/21/18

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The Dustbowl Revival (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

The Dustbowl Revival, the eclectic eight-piece Americana band from Venice, California, took a sonic leap with its most recent self-titled album, released last year via Signature Sounds. The band jumps onto stages at The Hamilton in DC on Thursday, June 21, and The Soundry in Columbia, Maryland, on Friday, June 22.

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