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Riley Baugus - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Hailed as one of the bearers of traditional Southern mountain music, Riley Baugus is helping to forge American roots music into the next generation whether he is building banjos, playing in the studio, or out on tour. His handcrafted Civil War-era ...

Triad Weekend: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 'The Nutcracker', Appalachian Nativity (Video) - Greensboro News & Record

Singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett, who wrote the music, plays in this year's “Beautiful Star” band with Riley Baugus and Faye Petree. The show continues through Dec. 24. Tickets start at $10 at the box office, by calling 336-272-0160 or online at ...

Appalachian singer-songwriter Riley Baugus joins the band for 'Beautiful Star' - Greensboro News & Record

And Baugus certainly adds a bit of star power to this year's performance. The North Carolina musician began playing and making his own banjos by hand, along with singing, as a youth and self-produced his first album in 2001. A couple years later, he ...

77th National Folk Festival schedule of performers - Greensboro News & Record

3:10 p.m.: Riley Baugus, Appalachian Songs and Ballads — Lawn Stage. 3:30 p.m.: Brice & Grace Chapman, Trick Roping — Center City Park. 3:30 p.m.: Yuri Yunakov Ensemble, Bulgarian Wedding Music — Wrangler Stage. 3:45 p.m.: B-Boy Battle: 2017 ...

Carole Currie talks to banjo legend Riley Baugus - Asheville Citizen-Times

When you're around internationally known old-time banjo player Riley Baugus, you get more than just his world-class playing. You get country boy wisdom and humorous stories of his growing-up years spending time with his grandparents in the Allegheny ...

Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus coming to Floyd Country Store - Roanoke Times

But when they get together to play, they aren't trying to blow minds with technique. They simply want to pass along the great feeling that the music gives them, Baugus said in a recent phone interview from his home near Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Southern Folklife Collection Presents “The Banjo: Southern Roots, American Branches” - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

A concert showcasing the instrument commences at 7:30 PM at Memorial Hall featuring Tony Trischka, Riley Baugus with Kirk Sutphin and Dom Flemons of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. All events are free and open to the public. This is the first of a three ...

WILLIE NELSON > Country Music - American Songwriter

... session work from Ronnie McCoury (Del's son) on mandolin, vocal work from Grammy Award recipient Jim Lauderdale, Riley Baugus on banjo and Dennis Crouch on double bass, Country Music is entirely composed of classic standards and cover songs.

Riley Baugus is an American old-time guitarist, banjo player, fiddler, singer and instrument builder from North Carolina.

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Riley Baugus at MerleFest 2009.
Background information
Origin Walkertown, NC, USA
Genres Old Time American,
Americana, Country
Occupation(s) Old Time Musician
Instrument builder
Instruments Banjo, Vocals, Guitar, Fiddle
Website www.rileybaugus.com

Riley Baugus is an American old-time guitarist, banjo player, fiddler, singer and instrument builder from North Carolina.

Riley Baugus - Undone in Sorrow - Midwest Banjo Camp 2014

Come study old-time or bluegrass banjo with some of today's best players. Hands-on classes, demonstrations, two faculty concerts, and lots of great jams.

Tim Eriksen and Riley Baugus- I Wish My Baby Was Born

http://timeriksenmusic.com/ http://www.rileybaugus.com/ On the road with Riley Baugus- playing old time music, listening to Motorhead and eating pork rinds.

Riley Baugus - Undone in Sorrow - Acadia Trad School 2016

Riley Baugus performing Undone in Sorrow at the Acadia Trad School Concert Series 2016. Connect and support traditional music. http://rileybaugus.com/ ...

Riley Baugus - Long Steel Rail - Midwest Banjo Camp 2014

Come study old-time or bluegrass banjo with some of today's best players. Hands-on classes, demonstrations, two faculty concerts, and lots of great jams.

Riley Baugus & Kirk Sutphin - "Reuben"

Riley Baugus and Kirk Sutphin play 'Reuben'. Kirk is playing Fred Cockerham's fiddle. Riley is playing Riley's banjo. (April 2011) http://www.rileybaugus.com ...

Riley Baugus plays 'Roustabout' - Couch By Couchwest 2013

Riley Baugus plays 'Roustabout' at Couch By Couchwest 2013. Riley's from Walkertown, North Carolina, and he plays traditional Old Time Southern ...