Category: Music

Like A Hawk from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
jones_live_th

Chris Jones has released a new single from his current project, Live At The Old Feed Store. The song is Like A Hawk, one Chris wrote and recorded previously for his 2006 album, Too Far Down The Road. It’s a bluesy number about a dangerous woman, […]

more

Introducing the Abby Hollander Band

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
abby_hollander_band_th

Abby Hollander is a gifted bluegrass singer and songwriter from Woodstock, NY who has recently formed her own band in Brooklyn, and started work on a debut recording. The Abby Hollander Band performs a mix of standards and Abby’s distinctive original material. While working the New […]

more

Wood Family Tradition continues A.L. Wood’s legacy

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
wood_family_th

A.L. Wood was a legendary banjo picker, singer, songwriter and bandleader in North Carolina, active with his band The Smokey Ridge Boys along the eastern seaboard states through the ’90s. He only recorded four albums under his name, and they are treasured keepsakes for those […]

more

Phil Roach to Cornmeal

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
roach_th

Cornmeal has announced the addition of Phil Roach on fiddle to their high energy stage show. The Chicago-based group performs original music that mixes folk, rock and bluegrass elements in a jam band setting. Phil comes to the band after playing for several years with the […]

more

Solo album coming soon from Kyle Perkins

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
perkins_th

Kyle Perkins has made a name for himself as a solid bass player, working with touring acts like the Kati Penn Band, David Parmley & Continental Divide, and the Larry Stephenson Band. He is also a fine banjo player, and his greatest career honor had been […]

more

Special Consensus in Ireland

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
specialc_th

After a nice two-week vacation with family over the holidays, the members of Special Consensus find themselves now in Ireland preparing to start something of a whirlwind tour of the British Isles. Founder and banjo player Greg Cahill tells us that this is a special trip […]

more

The Coast coming from Wood & Wire

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
the_coast_th

Wood & Wire, a dynamic young string band from Austin, TX, is set to release their second album, The Coast, in February. The group consists of Tony Kamel on guitar, Dom Fisher on bass, Trevor Smith on banjo, and Billy Bright on mandolin. Special guests on […]

more

Tim O’Brien brushes his teeth with Coca-Cola?

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
xola_th

Tim O’Brien has a new single, and a new distribution system for releasing his music. With his 2015 dedicated to Hot Rize, the bluegrass vehicle which first brought Tim and his music to prominence 30 years ago, he wanted a way to keep making new […]

more

Sideline back in the studio

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
sideline_th

In 2013, a new band showed up on many folks’ radar, consisting of some of our music’s top pickers. Billed as Sideline (due to the band being a secondary project to all of the members’ primary music obligations) Sideline has become a main gig! After […]

more

Moonshiner – first single from the Slaughters

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
moonshiner_th

Shannon & Heather Slaughter have released a debut single from their upcoming album, Never Just A Song. It’s their version of the familiar mountain ballad, Moonshiner, but with a bluesy, pentatonic twist. Shannon says they heard it this way on a record by Harley Allen and […]

more