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  • MUSIC VIDEO: Margot Leverett and Klezmer Mountain Boys

    By The Web Guy

    November 24, 2008 | 5:54 pm

    ‘2nd Ave. Breakdown’  by Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys with guest artists Jorma Kaukonen, Tony Trischka and Dave Licht, at their CD release party at DROM in NYC on Oct. 4, 2008.  Hat tip to Ari Davidow for the video.

  • Jewgrass adds a new song to the South

    By David Kaufmann

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys

    First there was bluegrass, then there was newgrass and now, perhaps inevitably, there is Jewgrass.

    It's not yet a trend. Call it a development.

    You can find it in New York, Denver and suburban Washington, D.C. It's still rare enough to...

  • Actress Mare Winningham brings ‘Jewgrass’ to Arkansas

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Mare Winningham is about to make Jewish history.

    On Aug. 26 at the Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival, the Torah will meet Southern spirituals when Winningham becomes the first Jewish cowgirl singer to headline the earth-shakin', soul-savin' "Sunday Gospel" show.

    "I know Kinky...
  • Brachas vs. bluegrass: moms make the switch

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Reality shows seem to be becoming less and less real every season. Exhibit A: The very intriguing but highly unlikely pairing of a Shomer Shabbos Jewish family from Brookline, Mass. (near Boston), and a coon-huntin' family from Olympia, Ky. (on a map that would be nowhere near a...