Category: Media

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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Revival: The Sam Bush Story

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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No chronicling of contemporary bluegrass could be complete without the story of Sam Bush. From a fiddle contest champ in the ’60s, to his time with Bluegrass Alliance in the ’70s – and the launch of New Grass Revival – to Strength In Numbers and […]

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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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High Lonesome Below Sea Level

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Those who follow the international press may recognize that the term Americanization is used pejoratively by some guardians of European culture. The worldwide dominance of the English language, the American dollar, and US pop culture is viewed by some as a threat to indigenous ways, especially […]

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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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Bluegrass Museum secures final funding for IBMC

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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At a press conference earlier this afternoon in Owensboro, KY, Governor Steve Beshear committed the Commonwealth of Kentucky to provide the necessary funds to complete the new International Bluegrass Music Center overlooking the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro. The center will serve as the new home […]

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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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