Tag: Adam Steffey

Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars – Dwight Yoakam

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Can any song be turned into a bluegrass number? And furthermore, should it? Those are the questions I found myself asking as I listened to Dwight Yoakam’s new album, with the tongue-in-cheek title, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…. Yoakam lined up a backing band full of bluegrass […]


Adam Steffey talks Here To Stay

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here To Stay, Adam Steffey’s new album from Mountain Home Music, is one his fans have been hoping for this past ten years or so. We had a chance to discuss the new record with him last week while he was traveling to a show. Steffey […]


Adam Steffey checks in

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

We caught up with mandolin ace Adam Steffey over this past weekend, after learning that he had been in the studio tracking for a new solo project. But he didn’t want to talk about that. He’s all fired up about the upcoming Boxcars release, Familiar With […]


Boxcars to Roe Entertainment

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Boxcars, the five-piece bluegrass supergroup that has been a concert and festival headliner since they hit the scene in 2009, have announced some big news for the start of the New Year. According to mando man Adam Steffey, they have some new music coming out shortly, and have made […]


ETSU hires two new lecturers for bluegrass department

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

East Tennessee State University’s school of Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies has announced the hiring of two new lecturers for the program. Both bring specific credentials and experience to bear on their new positions, and have connections to the school and this program. Adam […]


Adam Steffey elbow update

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

We heard today from Boxcars mandolinist Adam Steffey with an update following his elbow surgery last week. Fortunately, it seems that the surgery went well to repair an irritated ulnar nerve that was causing pain in the ring and little fingers of his left hand. […]


Adam Steffey going under the knife

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just like the instruments they play, sometimes bluegrass musicians themselves need a bit of a tune up. Mandolin master Adam Steffey will be headed in soon to try to fix a pesky irritated nerve that has been bothering him recently. According to Steffey, he had […]


Adam Steffey transcriptions from New Primitive

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nick DiSebastian has just released a transcription book that accompanies Adam Steffey’s New Primitive album. It includes standard notation, tablature, and chords for all 13 tracks on the album. This album was something of a departure for Steffey, who had made his bones playing blazing […]


Sneak peek from Steve Gulley

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steve Gulley has shared samples of a few tracks from his upcoming Rural Rhythm album, Family, Friends & Fellowship, due for wide release on July 22. While not an explicitly Gospel project, Gulley sees this one as an attempt to share his own faith journey, and […]


Adam Steffey – The Graduate

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve mentioned several times the fact that mando-monster Adam Steffey was a staff instructor in the Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music program at East Tennessee State University. Students at the school have the good fortune to take mandolin lessons from one of the most […]