Category: Media

The 2015 Bluegrass Grammy goes to…

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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At yesterday’s Grammy Awards, the 57th annual presentation, The Earls of Leicester won for Best Bluegrass Album. What a treat for bluegrass loyalists to see the music of Flatt & Scruggs honored by The Recording Academy. Old Crow Medicine Show’s Remedy won the award for […]

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The Bluegrass Hall of Fame – Inductee Biographies 1991-2014

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Every year since 1991 the IBMA initiates the induction of deserving personnel into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame (first called the Hall of Honor). The Hall of Fame is situated in the Owensboro, Kentucky-based International Bluegrass Music Museum and to complement the Hall […]

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Dancin’ on My Grave video from Wood & Wire

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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What does bluegrass music from Austin, TX sound like? Well, if you’re not familiar with Wood & Wire, their new video of Dancin’ On My Grave, recorded live for KUTX public radio last week, may offer a clue. In addition to an aggressive performance style, […]

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Scott Donnelly – Behind The Mic

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass is sometimes viewed as music for old fogies. The emphasis on tradition, the lack of electric instruments, the sheer lonesomeness of it all – it’s not Katy Perry or Justin Beiber, that’s for sure. In the past several years, however, it seems like more […]

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Feller & Hill introduce Gospel CD

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Tom Feller and Chris Hill have made quick work of establishing themselves as among the top vocal groups in bluegrass. In roughly three years together, with only a pair of albums, these two have demonstrated a firm command of the bluegrass singing style, in duets, trio […]

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Flatiron video from Jake Schepps Quartet

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Colorado banjo man Jake Schepps has spent much of the past few years attempting to redefine how the five string banjo is viewed in the music world. Coming to the instrument initially from a fascination with bluegrass, something he retains to this day, Schepps has […]

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Bluegrass at the Australian Country Music Awards

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass was front-and-center in last week’s 43rd annual Country Music Awards of Australia. There have almost always been grassers picking up trophies, known as the Golden Guitars, at the ceremony, but 2015 marked the first time that Country Music Australia bestowed a specific category to Aussie bluegrass. […]

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Behind The Mic with Jim Fisher

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When we think of “radio voices,” smooth, rich, polished tones come to mind – think Casey Kasem. Broadcaster Jim Fisher was a little surprised when, years ago, someone told him that his voice was well-suited for the radio. As he tells it, he was emceeing […]

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Madam video from Mountain Faith

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Faith is really on the video trail this month. Here’s their second release since the new year, a banjo-driven song called Madam from their current Mountain Fever CD, Blue. It was written by John Morgan, a former guitarist with the band, and cousin to […]

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How I Love You video from Becky Buller

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Becky Buller has released the first of a promised several live performance videos from her ‘Tween Earth and Sky CD release party in Nashville back in October. On How I Love You, she is joined by Kenny Smith on guitar, Mike Bub on bass, Stephen […]

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