"This site is respectfully dedicated to a group of special people from the North Georgia, Southeastern Tennessee, Western Alabama area who have provided countless hours of musical enjoyment. The purpose of the North Georgia Bluegrass Chronicles - North Georgia Bluegrass Pioneers - Fifty Years of Bluegrass 1950-2000 is to document the quality of the musical experience...but even more importantly the quality of the people who provide the opportunity for all of us to enjoy this special phenomenon we call "bluegrass music." In its truest sense, this research is to be a historical perspective of a people and their music."
The SouthEastern Bluegrass Association was formed in the mid-eighties and has made a major contribution to keeping the North Georgia Bluegrass scene organized. In the late nineties, two ‘Reunions’ were held at the historic Freight Room in Decatur, GA - a suburb of Atlanta.
There was a concerted effort made with each event to pull together performing groups from the past. Each was very successful in achieving this goal and the result was enjoyable not only from a musical standpoint, but from a historical perspective of bringing old friends together who may not have seen each other for many years.
The term “Reunion” harkens back to the
and nurturing of the music through events that seem to be more like
reunions than formal musical performances...and certainly the term is
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