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Rivers of Steel Master Artists Declaration - November 29th, 2014
The Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation recognized Mac Martin as one of the Master Artists and Tradition Bearers in a reception on October 29, 2014 at the Bost Building in Homestead, PA. The Rivers of Steel Heritage group conserves and develops cultural resources throughout the eight counties in western Pennsylvania that constitute the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area. The Rivers of Steel connects the history of the region from early colonial settlements to the ‘Big Steel’ era to the modern post-industrial age.

The Master Artists declaration can be seen on our Pictures page.

Learn more about the Rivers of Steel Heritage Area and the Master Artists and Tradition Bearers Awards

Mac Martin Day on Peter Thompson's KALW Bluegrass Show - April 26th, 2014
Catch Peter Thompson's Bluegrass Signal radio program on Saturday, April 26, 2014. From local public radio station KALW 97.1 in San Franciso, Peter's popular show runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. PST. You can also catch the show after the broadcast date on the KALW local music player page.

For more information visit KALW Bluegrass Signal with Peter Thompson


16th Annual Bluegrass Benefit Concert for the St. Joseph House of Hospitality - April 25th, 2014
This year marks the 16th anniversary of the annual bluegrass benefit for the St. Joseph House of Hospitality. Located on Bedford Avenue in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, this organization was founded in 1937. With a long history of delivering services to the poor and homeless, St. Joseph House offers supportive housing as well. The St. Joseph House has a dedicated professional staff of religious and lay persons that serve men 50 and older who have been homeless or who are in danger of becoming homeless.

Please join us on Friday, April 25th at Synod Hall in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh for an outstanding night of bluegrass in support of the St. Joseph House. Our host is Bruce Montjoy of WYEP-FM 91.3 in Pittsburgh and the lineup includes Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers, The Allegheny Drifters, Border Ride, the Fern Hollow Boys plus, for the first time, the Roustabouts.

The concert begins at 7:30 PM with requested donation of $20 at the door or tickets are available in advance.

For more details about the bluegrass benefit concert or to reserve tickets, please visit St. Joseph House Bluegrass Benefit Concert


The Dixie Travelers at the Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival - February 1st, 2014
Watch The Dixie Travelers at the Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival perform   Katie Kline   and   Fireball

The Dixie Travelers at Owensboro, KY - July 6th, 2010
Noted bluegrass photographer, Mr. Darwin Davidson, has available a few pictures of the band with Curly Seckler at the 2010 Romp:

For more information visit Darwin K. Davidson Photography


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