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Among the most beloved and respected entertainers in the music industry today, The Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show continues to keep the spirit of the past alive with their authentic delivery of Bluegrass and Classic Country Music"Real Music" as they like to put it.  Harnessing the synergy and raw edginess of Classic Country Acts of the 1940's and 50's they bring the best of the past to the present with their high energy single microphone stage show. For nearly a quarter of a century they have touched the hearts of countless fans across the United States, Canada and abroad while establishing themselves as one of the most dynamic musical acts of this generation.

Their most recent recording project "Take Me Back" on Pinecastle Records received rave reviews and widespread airplay. It was ranked as number 8 in Bluegrass Music Profiles top 10 albums for 2012. Their frequent guest appearances on RFD-TV has further enhanced the groups popularity, giving them world wide exposure and making them a household name among many viewers of the rural network.

For a down home, audience pleasing, good natured, toe tapping good time this is one band you don't want to miss. Check em out!


Feb 20, 2016
Bull Head City, AZ
Rotary Park
Feb 21, 2016
Bull Head City, AZ
Rotary Park
Apr 8, 2016
Leaksville, MS
Greene Country Rural Events Center
Apr 28, 2016
Lincolnton, GA
Elijah Clark State Park
Apr 30, 2016
Wilkesboro, NC
Wilkes Community College
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New Release

Aug 18, 2015 | Posted by: Bombplates

Fiddlin’ Billy Hurt – all the fiddle you can handle

 | February 12, 2015 No Comments


I suppose I should admit to a bias right up front. Billy Hurt, Jr. is a good friend of mine, and one of my favorite fiddlers in all of bluegrass and old time music. We’ve played a lot of music together, talked a lot more, […]


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The Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show recently signed a recording contract with Patuxent Music out of Rockville Maryland. The long established label is owned and operated by Bluegrass musician and sound engineer Tom Mindte. The ...

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