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Bluegrass Underground: Best of (2012)

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder , Darrell Scott , Various  |  NR |  DVD
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Darrell Scott, 18 South, Mike Farris & The McCrary Sisters, Cherryholmes
  • Directors: Various
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Pbs (Direct)
  • DVD Release Date: February 14, 2012
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005T5OCLY
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #239,199 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Editorial Reviews

BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND is a musical adventure concert series taped 333-ft. below ground in the beautiful Volcano Room of Tennessee's 32-mile long Cumberland Caverns. The subterranean descent winds through huge rooms past a pooling waterfall to a musical venue unlike any other. With the slogan, "A little bit Bluegrass, a little bit Underground," the series reaches beyond traditional Bluegrass, serving as a showcase for established and emerging acts in the Roots, Americana, Neo-Folk, Gospel, and Blue/Jazz/Jamgrass genres. Featured artists include Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Darrell Scott, 18 South, Mike Farris & The McCrary Sisters, Cherryholmes, Justin Townes Earle, Mountain Heart and others.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
This 90-minute DVD from PBS is somewhat misnamed, but still a fine, entertaining performance.

PBS station WCTE in Cookeville, TN recorded a series of concerts in the "Volcano Room" at Cumberland Caverns, 333 feet below ground level. The DVD collects excerpts from performances by 10 musicians or bands that best fall under the title "Americana". A few are what can best be described as "bluegrass", including the well-known Ricky Skaggs and the family group Cherryholmes. Singer/songwriter Darrell Scott and Steve Earle's son Justin Townes Earle (both of who I love) are better classed as "Americana". The young band 18 South mixes country and bluegrass, while Will Hoge is closer to rock than anything.

Based on the age of both his appearance and the song her performs, I'm guessing that - even though this DVD is dated 2011, the JT Earle clip was recorded about four years ago. I couldn't identify the others.

The performances were recorded with a live audience and it's sort of neat to see the rocks of the Caverns in the background, but because the musicians are so well miked, I'm not sure it makes the sound any better, or different. There are no real introductions; the performer is identified by a title on the screen. So there's no filler here.

I enjoyed seeing artists I know and love (If you haven't seen the whitest Black Gospel singer ever - Mike Farris - this is your chance!) But I also discovered some new ones.

I - for one - would love to see a follow up to this DVD.

I hope you found this review informative and helpful.

Steve Ramm
"Anything Phonographic"
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Best of Bluegrass Underground April 3, 2012
By Bruce
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The title of this video suggested Bluegrass music but there was far too much other type of music in it.
I was very disapointed in it.I would not recommend it for anyone who might purchase it for Bluegrass music.
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Save your money. December 21, 2012
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Not what I consider true bluegrass. Difficult to sit through. Some might like. It, but i would not buy this again.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Agonizing December 30, 2013
Gave this DVD a one because I couldn't give it a zero. This is NOT bluegrass! I am not even sure what genre of music this was supposed to be. Most of the people are unknown. Half of the guests sing out of tune. Couldn't watch it. Please save yourself the money!
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5.0 out of 5 stars What a great discovery January 28, 2014
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Who'd have ever thought to have concerts in a cave? And who would have ever thought that the acoustics would be so good? There's all of that and then you have some of the best musicians anywhere playing their best. I'm really enjoying it and highly recommend it to anyone.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not what I expected November 13, 2013
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Most of the musicians are unknown and several not very good. I bought the DVD because I like Ricky Skaggs and he barely makes it onto the video. Except for the uniqueness of the venue this video is a no starter.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Saw this on PBS and had to have it. September 20, 2013
By kevin
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I watched this program on a PBS pledge week and just had to have it. If you like bluegrass music you will LOVE this performance.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Top Notch May 3, 2013
By Gerardo
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Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder are fantastic bluegrass musicians. What a great show! I would highly recommend this concert to anyone.
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