Date line: Raleigh, NC This is traditionally a short column, written some time in between the IBMA World of Bluegrass keynote address and a showcase I need to attend at Tir Na Nog (that’s a local pub which I believe is named for an Irish […]
Author Archive: Daniel Mullins
Daniel is from southwestern Ohio and has been around bluegrass his entire life. He manages the Classic Country Connection, a music store in southern Ohio which specializes in bluegrass, classic country, gospel, and Americana music. He is the host of the Bending The Strings radio program, which plays a variety of bluegrass, newgrass, and Americana music. He also maintains the website for Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers.
After the unfortunate announcement yesterday that the Bluegrass Island Festival in Manteo, NC would be canceled for the rest of the weekend, the Cherryholmes had a decision to make. Many fans were anxiously awaiting one of the family’s few reunion shows since they disbanded in 2011, […]
Aubrey Holt is, without a doubt, one of the greatest songwriters in the history of bluegrass music. That is an undeniable fact. Aubrey rose to prominence alongside his brothers, Tom and Jerry Holt; his uncle, Harley Gabbard; and friends, Paul “Moon” Mullins and Noah Crase […]
The Musicians Against Childhood Cancer [MACC] festival is next week in Columbus. The festival is a benefit for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised over $800,000 to help fight cancer. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins began the MACC after their daughter, Mandy Adkins, passed […]
Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The fifth day of the 49th Annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival featured a great variety of bluegrass favorites new […]
Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The fourth day of the 49th Annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival could have been called the week’s […]