TELEFUNKEN Sponsors the 2022 Podunk Bluegrass Band Competition

The Podunk Bluegrass Festival is a bluegrass festival established in 1996 and takes place in August each year in Connecticut, United States. The festival features local, regional, and national bluegrass musicians. Besides four days of music on the main stage, the festival hosts band and songwriting competitions, a kid’s bluegrass academy, workshops with headlining bands, and separate picking and quiet camping areas.

This year’s Main Stage festivities kick off on Thursday, August 11, 2022 with the annual Band Competition sponsored by TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik. The winner will be awarded the new TF11 large diaphragm condenser microphone – a product the company has beta tested and developed over the past few years with the assistance of the Podunk Bluegrass Festival and their band competition artists. The festival sound will be handled by the fantastic team at Rosewood Sound from Syracuse, NY.

For more information about this years Podunk Bluegrass Festival, please visit there website here.

Podunk Bluegras Color

Check out the 2021 Podunk Bluegrass Band Competition performances here:

Beg, Steal or Borrow 

Grain Thief

On The Trail

West King String Band

The Green Sisters

The Bad Oats

Past Podunk Bluegrass TELEFUNKEN Band Competition Winners have been invited to record on TELEFUNKEN Soundstage. Check out a playlist of artists below including Beg Steal or Borrow, Man About A Horse, Mile Twelve and Pretty Saro.

A playlist of past Podunk Bluegrass TELEFUNKEN Band Competition performances can be viewed here:

Live From the Lab

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Live From the Lab

The LIVE FROM THE LAB live music video series is recorded and filmed at TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik’s facility in South Windsor, CT. Each session is tracked live exclusively with TELEFUNKEN microphones and features unique performances from a variety of local, regional, national, and international artists and ensembles.

The multitrack audio files from these sessions are available for free download via clickable links below the individual performance videos. All audio files are presented in .WAV format and were recorded at 24bit / 48KHz sample rate. They are clearly labeled in the same format with the source listed first (LEAD VOX, ACOUSTIC, PIANO), followed by the microphone used (C12, AR-51, etc) and can be downloaded and imported into your Digital Audio Workstation of choice.

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