IIIrd Tyme Out were voted Bluegrass Vocal Group of the Year for three straight years by the International Bluegrass Music Association in recognition of their outstanding recorded work. Their new album proves that they can cut it live as well.
Despite the band's acclaim as a vocal group, their instrumental prowess is what sets up the whole shebang. The audience at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, Ky., erupted when the band went into their version of Bill Monroe's classic "Blue Moon of Kentucky." Fiddler Mike Hartgrove and banjoist Steve Dilling gave a crash course in the roots of bluegrass with a blazing rendition of the traditional chops-buster "Little Rabbit."
With nary a band-penned tune in sight, IIIrd Tyme Out has chosen to cover a wide range of bluegrass and gospel masterpieces. Based on this recording, it is awfully hard to fault them.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at email@example.com.
Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.