Riley in the News

Bluegrass Heritage Foundation

Texas Banjo Champion Riley Gilbreath awarded Scholarship to Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music through Foundation’s Vincent Memorial Scholarship Program

August 19, 2019 
Reigning Texas State Banjo Champion Riley Gilbreath, age 15, was today awarded a first-semester scholarship by…

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The Bluegrass Standard

Riley Gilbreath

Making the World a Better Place

Teen banjo player Riley Gilbreath, born and bred in Crowley, Texas, has made a name for himself with his authentic bluegrass and country music, finding wide success in the industry. He racked…

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Walnut Valley Festival

2019 Texas State Bluegrass Champions Announced 

May 2019 

The Texas Bay Area Bluegrass Association have announced the winners of the 2019 Texas Bluegrass Championships. 

​ The Championships were held in Pearl, Texas in conjunction with their monthly meeting. Each competition…

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Bluegrass Today

Bluegrass Heritage Foundation gets Riley Gilbreath a new Huber banjo 

Posted on December 28, 2017 By John Lawless 

The Bluegrass Heritage Foundation is a volunteer organization in Texas which serves to promote and support bluegrass music in the state. They…

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Bluegrass Today

Riley Gilbreath wins Texas State Banjo Championship 

Posted on May 9, 2019 By John Lawless 

When young Riley Gilbreath first came to the attention of the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation, he was just a 12 year old kid from Fort Worth…

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Downtown Arlington

Start the Journey Youth Voice Competition Winners Announced 


Oct 3, 2021 

​ Four North Texas vocalists aged 14-19 were named winners of the Start the Journey Youth…

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Cleburne Times Review

Two chosen for open slots at Nashville Lights concert

Two local musicians on Tuesday night snagged coveted opening spots for next month’s Nashville Lights concert. 

Judges, after hearing two songs from each of the five contestants, chose Megan Campbell of…

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