Category: Bluegrass Videos

Roots video from Redhead Express

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The four singing Walker sisters from Alaska have made their bones in the music world through lavishly-produced videos of them performing country and pop hits in their own modern bluegrass style. Working as Redhead Express, the band is now based in Nashville, from whence they tour extensively […]

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Wrong Turn Right video from Original Five

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In covering the Swedish bluegrass scene this past few years, we’ve been struck by the depth and maturity of the music made there. In particular, the songwriting stands out as fresh and original, not least in that these artists write and sing in English, a […]

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Sophia video from Lonely Heartstring Band

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Boston’s Lonely Heartstring Band has released a new video for one of their original songs, Sophia. The performance was shot live by World One Video during the recent Folk Alliance convention in Kansas City, MO. Look for the song to appear on the band’s upcoming album.  

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Insult And An Elbow video from Yonder Mountain

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Yonder Mountain String Band has dropped a new music video, showcasing a song from their new album, and their touring lineup for 2015. The song was written and sung by Yonder’s bass man, Ben Kaufmann, who told Rolling Stone that he put Insult And An […]

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Ginger Boatwright speaks

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass singer and songwriter Ginger Boatwright may have been born in Mississippi, but she’s been an Alabama gal most of her life. She had an active life in bluegrass, performing with Red, White & Blue (Grass) in the 1970s, and later with her own group, […]

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Sawyer Sessions LP coming from Yep Roc

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass is well-represented on the upcoming Yep Roc Records project, Sawyer Sessions, Season 1, set for LP release on Record Store Day, April 18. The album contains tracks from the YouTube music series by the same name, created by filming a variety of acoustic artists performing […]

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Runnin’ Water video from Lorraine and the Headhunters

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have released the first video from their upcoming Pinecastle album, Country Grass. It’s a collaboration with The Kentucky Headhunters on a grassy version of their song, Runnin’ Water.   Runnin’ Water is also offered as a single in iTunes, and is […]

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Steve ‘n’ Seagulls strike again

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Finnish bluegrass doesn’t get a lot of attention here at Bluegrass Today, but it seems we need to revise that policy. Are you hip to Steve ‘n’ Seagulls? They are bluegrass group who specialize in AC/DC covers, not unlike Hayseed Dixie, another bluegrass outfit started […]

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Traveling Show video from Songs From The Road Band

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a question for you… Is it still a special project band after your third album together? That’s one to ask the Songs From The Road Band, who first assembled in 2004 from a number of newgrass and Americana acts to record songs that Charles R […]

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Watkins, Jarosz and O’Donovan announce new single and video

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Sugar Hill Records has announced the May 8 release of a 7” vinyl single from the roots power trio of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan. The three young women, known for their previous work in groups like Nickel Creek and Crooked Still, and […]

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