Eastern Kentucky music festival honors mountain music

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www.washingtontimes.com—OLIVE HILL, Ky. (AP) - Carter Caves State Resort Park in northeastern Kentucky is hosting a mountain music festival next month. The annual Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin' began as a family reunion and now honors old-time music and eastern Kentucky traditions. It is named for the late master fiddler J.P. ...

Ron Dellums, late liberal icon, honored in Oakland music festival. More than a hundred people gathered Sunday for an Oakland music festival honoring Ron Dellums, the late congressman and former mayor who died July 30 at age 82. Eight bands from the East Bay performed at the event, the first of what the Dellums family hopes will become an annual concert. Performances spanned blues, soul and indie rock. The family also is working with Rep. Barbara Lee, Dellums' successor and protege, to designate Sept. 9 as Ronald V. Dellums International Day of Peace. Dellums, a...