BlueGrass West!

BlueGrass West! Musc Newsletter
Vol. 20 Number 6 *** June 2020
With Bluegrass and Traditional Music news for the Southern / Central California Region

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Welcome to our web-based newsletter! It's our goal to provide you with accurate information about our types of music occuring in and around Santa Barbara County and neighboring areas.

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-Peter Feldmann

Peter Feldmann
Peter Feldmann , with his 1953 Martin D-28 guitar.

Comming attractions:

Friends, We regret to announce that, due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, all scheduled concerts and other group events have been postponed until further notice.

Please keep yourselves safe via social distancing. We will try to post as much music as possible on our website, at Pete's Place, and on our You Tube channel .

If you are able, please consider making a small donation to help us maintain this website and future activities.

Do pay a visit to our blog, Pete's Place. The latest article features events at the
Monterey Folk Festival of 1963, when the folk boom was just beginning.


One happy event we are pleased to share:

Our friend Albert Ihde, informs us that his new multi-media boxed set honoring the 50th anniversary of his documentary film Bluegrass Country Soul has now been released.


Albert writes: "Bluegrass Country Soul, the first bluegrass movie, has been proclaimed a classic and has been used by fans and filmmakers around the world to introduce newcomers to this exciting style of music.

In 2018 we launched this website to announce a restoration project of the sole surviving 35 mm print, and the donation of an archival copy to the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky."

The set includes both Blu-Ray and DVD copies of the digitized 35mm film, an additional DVD of extra interviews with bluegrass performers from the 1971 Camp Springs Festival - produced by Carlton Haney, and a 168-page, large format book about the making of the film. It's very professionally produced and worth having in your collection. Click on the photo above for a link to the film's website.

We look forward to seeing you later in 2020.

Best wishes,

_Peter Feldmann

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This convenient service enables you to give some fine music as a present and help keep the live music going here at BlueGrass West!
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Thank you for supporting old time and bluegrass music.

                        Peter Feldmann
BlueGrass West!
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