Tag: Alison Krauss

AKUS & Willie in concert

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Alison Krauss and Union Station came to the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, VA with Willie Nelson and Family and played to nearly 5,000 fans on May 13. Add the opening band, Devil Makes Three, just nominated for Americana Music Association’s Duo/Group of the Year […]

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AKUS tour cancellations announced

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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A lot of folks excited about the start of the big Willie Nelson/Alison Krauss tour have been disappointed to see a number of the early dates cancelled or rescheduled. The official word is that “an unforeseen and urgent health concern that requires immediate attention” is […]

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Soggy Bottom Boys show follow-up

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We caught up last night with Josh Trivett of Moonstruck Management, who had pulled together the Soggy Bottom Boys concert at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in Galtinbug, TN last Saturday. The plan was to see how the show went from the producer’s perspective, and […]

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Rhonda remembers the ’80s

| March 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
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We found this classic photo on Rhonda Vincent’s message board, a shot of her with Suzanne Cox and Alison Krauss which, judging from the hair, was taken in the late 1980s. Can you believe that look went out of fashion? Rhonda recalls the time when […]

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AKUS and Willie this Spring

| February 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
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Alison Krauss & Union Station and Willie Nelson are co-headlining a major US tour starting in May of 2014. 33 dates are currently scheduled between May 1 and July 18, covering the eastern and central United States. No word yet about west coast dates being […]

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Ricky Skaggs at the CMHOF

| November 22, 2013 | 1 Comment
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This week the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville hosted Ricky Skaggs as an artist-in-residence. Given his prominence in both bluegrass and country music, the museum sponsored two nights of shows: one celebrating Skaggs in each genre, with fellow superstars joining him […]

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Grassers see Red at the CMAs

| November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Last night at the CMA Awards on ABC, Alison Krauss, Sam Bush, Vince Gill and Edgar Meyer performed with country singer, Taylor Swift, in an acoustic arrangement of her current hit song, Red. The best news to come out of it was hearing Alison Krauss […]

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Taylor Swift grabs grassers for CMA Awards show

| October 22, 2013 | 4 Comments
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Country pop chanteuse and fashion icon Taylor Swift has announced a special all-star collaboration for her performance during the 2013 Country Music Association Awards Show next month. During the show, to be televised on ABC November 6 at 8:00 p.m., she will offer a live version of her current […]

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Alison out for Wide Open Bluegrass

| September 20, 2013 | 7 Comments
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Alison Krauss, who was scheduled to perform as part as part of a headlining collaboration show with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Béla Fleck, Del McCoury, Tony Rice and Mark Schatz on September 27 during the IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, has had to pull out owing […]

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Larry Cordle to release duets album

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
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One of the top songwriters in Nashville for more than two decades, few songsters have achieved half the success which Larry Cordle has attained. In addition to his stellar songwriting, he has been one of the coolest cats in bluegrass since helping found Lonesome Standard […]

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