• Grand Ol’ Time – Old Belle

    On their Facebook page, recently formed San Francisco-based band Old Belle claims that even though they don’t hail from Kentucky’s coal country and weren’t formed during the folk boom of the 1960s, their music is still “unapologetically folk.” Judging from

  • Gospel Choices #2 – Gary Reid

    Here’s the second episode of a periodic feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from Gary B Reid, an award winning writer with a particular focus on the music of

  • Adam Steffey on the Carter Fold

    Organic Records has released another video interview with Adam Steffey, prepared to help generate interest in his new album, New Primitive. The album is an interesting mix of musical styles, featuring Adam on mandolin and his wife, Tina, on clawhammer banjo

  • Carter Family flash mob in Portland

    The producers of the upcoming film, The Winding Stream - The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music, staged a flash mob earlier this month to generate interest for their documentary project. One by one, musicians of every size, shape, type

  • Fire devastates home of Carter Fold director

    The Carter Family Fold near Hiltons, VA serves as the official repository of the memorabilia and music of The Carter Family, surely among the most influential traditional string musicians in the history of American folk and country music. Started in

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