Tag: Barry Bales

Win an autographed Soggy Bottom Boys show poster

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Would you like to own a signed show poster from the Soggy Bottom Boys’ recent live show in Gatlinburg, TN? As we mentioned in an earlier post, the guys signed a limited number of these when they performed in March at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery. One of only […]


For The Record: Becky Buller #6

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the sixth installment of […]


Nothin’ To You from Becky Buller

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dark Shadow Recordings has released a debut single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album, ‘Tween Earth and Sky. Becky is a regular member of Darin & Brooke Aldridge, where she is making her mark as a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She fills all these same roles […]


Soggy Bottom Boys in Tennessee

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

This report and photos are a contribution from Jessica Boggs, a librarian and serious bluegrass fan in East Tennessee. For fans of the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? – or simply fans of great traditional bluegrass music – Gatlinburg’s Ole Smoky Holler, home of […]


Soggy Bottom Boys live stream on Saturday

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

There has been a good deal of excitement this past few weeks about the first-ever live performance of The Soggy Bottom Boys, the studio band that recorded Man Of Constant Sorrow for the soundtrack of O Brother, Where Art Thou in 2000. Dan Tyminski, Barry Bales, […]


Soggy Bottom Boys to perform first live show

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The popularity of the 2000 film, O Brother, Where Art Thou – and it’s soundtrack hit Man Of Constant Sorrow – made superstars out of a non-existant band. During a crucial scene in the movie, a bluegrass band supported the lead actors on stage performing […]


Noam & Friends 2013 video recap

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

To help promote the second stage of the Noam Pikelny & Friends tour, a video with highlights from the Fall of 2013 has been released. The tour is primarily in support of Noam’s stellar 2013 release, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe, but […]


New Tim Stafford album on the way

| December 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

In addition to the next Blue Highway CD, The Game, due January 21 on Rounder, guitarist Tim Stafford is starting a new solo project of his own today. He’ll be recording with frequent collaborators Adam Steffey on mandolin, Barry Bales on bass, and Ron Stewart […]


Noam et al mashing it in B

| October 22, 2013 | 12 Comments

For anyone who may have scoffed at Noam Pikelny’s recent suggestion that he has been cramming on J.D. Crowe’s music of late, we offer further proof in the form of this video shot backstage during his current tour. Noam is out with Barry Bales, Bryan […]


New Primitive – Adam Steffey

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Not many people can claim to be multi-IBMA award winners; even fewer have nine Mandolin Player of the Year trophies sitting at home. Adam Steffey, currently of the Boxcars and formerly of Alison Krauss and Union Station, as well as several other top bluegrass groups, […]