Category: Media

Dierks Bentley at Ole Smoky Distillery

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Music fans milling around at the Ole Smoky Distillery in Gatlinburg, TN on Tuesday got quite a treat. As Firewater Junction was performing, country superstar Dierks Bentley joined them on stage for a couple of bluegrass classics. Serious bluegrass fans (and Bentley lovers) know that Dierks […]

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IBMA Board nominations sought

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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During this summer, the International Bluegrass Music Association needs to fill five open seats among its Board of Directors. This is a fine opportunity for those who care deeply about the mission and direction of the organization to consider whether service on the Board might […]

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April Verch Trio at WAMU

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When April Verch and her talented trio stopped in for a set on Lee Michael Demsey’s show at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, Peter Swinburne and Aaron Levine captured this video of them performing the medley Midnight Wheeler from their current CD, The Newpart. They call it that as […]

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Sneak peek from Audie Blaylock

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Audie Blaylock and Redline have been in the studio working on a new album, and have created a sneak peek video of one of the tracks. It’s like your own private concert, with Audie sharing a new song written by Carl Jackson, Safe Water.   […]

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Introducing The Bluegrass Byway

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Joe Caliva is the driving force behind The Bluegrass Byway, a new podcast dedicated to the music we all love, which he hosts and produces from his Nashville studio. The weekly format includes a review of news from the previous week, upcoming festivals and concerts, plus […]

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WBCM needs your CDs

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA is getting ready to launch their new radio station, WBCM. They’ve built a beautiful, modern studio, and hired a real pro in Tony Lawson to operate it. What they don’t have is a deep music library […]

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The Kelley Gibson Story

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Sean Ackerman has a curious sort of cross-training. Prior to entering a study of child psychiatry after medical school, he was a film student at New York University, which gave him the perfect preparation for his latest project. It’s a film about the healing power […]

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Sideline talks Session 2

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Sideline is a powerful group of seasoned pros which have been getting busier and busier since this “side project” became a main gig for its members. The current edition of Sideline consists of Steve Dilling, Skip Cherryholmes, Jason Moore, Brian Aldridge, and Daniel Aldridge. While […]

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Sammy and Mike honor Steve Martin

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Sammy Shelor and Mike Hartgrove of Lonesome River Band were invited to perform at last night’s gala honoring Steve Martin with the 43rd American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award. They were featured onstage with comedian/actor Martin Short singing the song, Friend Of Mine. While Steve was aware of most […]

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New music from Grazztrio

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Grazztrio, a Spanish string band who writes and performs original instrumental music on banjo, mandolin, and bass, have released a couple of new tunes. The group consists of Lluis Gómez on banjo, Oriol González on mandolin, and Maribel Rivero on bass. The new pieces also feature […]

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