Thanks to newly-acquired genetic information, I’ve discovered that I have Bavarian roots. Mark Stoffel, the Night Drivers’ mandolin player, who is half Bavarian, tells me he is half-pleased to hear this. In addition to being known for their outstanding pretzel and car-making ability, Bavarians are […]
Tag: Brink Brinkman
No Borders from The Spinney Brothers isn’t due until May 7, but Mountain Fever Records has released a single to radio this week. It’s Grandpa’s Way of Life, a new Brink Brinkman song that perfectly fits the band’s kind of traditional bluegrass, brother duets style. […]
To celebrate the launch of God Didn’t Choose Sides Vol. 1: Civil War True Stories About Real People the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) and the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum (ALLM) will welcome some of the nation’s top bluegrass artists for a special benefit music […]
Rural Rhythm is preparing a new all-star project for a February 12 release. God Didn’t Choose Sides offers 13 tracks, each a new composition dealing with stories and characters from the US Civil War, picked and sung by a who’s who of contemporary bluegrass artists. The fascination […]
This next installment of David Morris’ Songwriter to Songwriter features his discussion with Mark Brinkman during World of Bluegrass in Nashville in September. They talk about the upcoming Rural Rhythm project, God Didn’t Choose Sides, which features new songs about the Civil War era.