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By Gary Linehan Welcome to 2017, fellow Strawberrians. I’m still shaking off winter’s hibernation — and I am definitely hungry for some good music. Luckily, the 2017 Strawberry Spring Music Festival is just around the corner, May 25-28 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. The dynamite lineup includes Richard Thompson, Lucinda Williams, Rodney […]

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By Gary Linehan As 2016 rolls to a close, it’s time to look past the pesky trials of everyday life and treasure those things that truly matter, family and friends foremost among them. This is also the time we remember and celebrate members of the Strawberry family who are now part of that great festival in the sky. […]

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By Gary Linehan Dateline Stockholm, Oct. 19, 2016: Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature. Shocking news to some, welcome news to others, strong opinions on both sides. My kids, now in their early 20s, grew up hearing a lot of Bob Dylan, along with a lot of the Beatles and other great music. They […]

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By Gary Linehan The 2016 Strawberry Fall Music Festival is now etched in the warm glow of memory. In addition to all the great musical performances, camaraderie and bonus events that mark every Strawberry, this year’s gathering at West Side in Tuolumne, California, proved a success in many other ways. Perhaps the greatest of these […]

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By Gary Linehan The Del McCoury Band returns to the Strawberry Music Festival on Friday for an evening of classic bluegrass served up with a few surprises. This will be the group’s sixth appearance at Strawberry — a visit delayed three years by the massive Rim Fire of 2013. McCoury and company were scheduled to […]

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Testing, testing … is this thing on? Welcome to the first blog for the new Rock in Road website, which is making its debut as we speak. That also makes you the first readers of the Mystical Mixing Board — something you can tell your grandkids about, either now or when you have them, maybe in 40 years or so. How […]

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