The Vermont Cynic

Bluegrass duo tunes into musical traditions in Burly

March 3, 2016

The long white hair on stage at the Flynn proved testament to the seniority of one bluegrass power duo this past Friday.Mandolin player David Grisman and rhythm guitarist Del McCoury, billed as “Del and Dawg,” delighted the audience with harmonic vocal interplay, ripping mandolin solos and stories of the...

Nectar’s celebrates four decades

<strong>Nectar’s Bar and Lounge on Main Street is pictured Oct. 11. Nectar’s was bought by Nector Rorris in 1975 and has hosted bands like Phish and Grace Potter. </strong>

Izzy Schechter

December 10, 2015

For the first time in 10 years, a UVM band is reuniting to “bring the magic” to a local music venue’s anniversary bluegrass showcase. Burlington-based eclectic bluegrass band Smokin’ Grass will reunite to play their first show in 10 years to honor Nectar’s 40th anniversary Dec....

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