Vince Gill to headline Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival

The Guthrie event starts Thursday and continues through Saturday, when the Country Music Hall of Famer will perform.

BY BRANDY MCDONNELL Published: October 3, 2012

Vince Gill believes bluegrass music “can rock as hard as the Rolling Stones when it’s done right.”

“There’s something about the sound of it and whatever it is that it does (that) I’ve always been drawn to. I think just the power of those instruments playing together and how much they need each other. It’s really remarkable to watch a great bluegrass band play together ... and it’s interesting in that everything has a place and a purpose and a need. And when it really gels, man, it’s awesome like a great car going down the road,” Gill said in a phone interview last month from his home in Nashville, Tenn.

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