Tag: David Adkins

One Critic’s Picks: The Best of 2014

| December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the best parts of this job is finding new music in my mailbox on a regular basis. But the fun turns into work at the end of the year, when I wade back through all of that music and try to come up […]


Dave Adkins on WBRF

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

And speaking of Dave Adkins… He will be joining Judith Burnette tonight (3/11) on WBRF (Classic Country 98) in Galax, VA to talk about his new CD, Nothing To Lose, which was released today. Dave will be on during the 8:00 p.m. hour. Judith tells […]


Dave Adkins Has Nothing to Lose

| March 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Some bluegrass folks are just meant to sing together: Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent. Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley. And a seemingly endless string of brothers, from the Delmores to the Gibsons. Add to that list Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk. They team up […]


Eagerly Awaited Music for 2014

| February 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

2014 is shaping up to be a banner year for bluegrass music. Some of the best-known bands are in the studio now working on new projects. So are some fine up-and-comers. I started to make a list of new music that I was waiting to […]


Adkins & Loudermilk Hit the Road

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a good thing Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk just finished putting their new band together. They have a gig today at the Jekyll Island (GA) Bluegrass Festival. The gig came about by accident, a couple weeks before Adkins & Loudermilk was scheduled to make […]


New Start for Adkins & Loudermilk

| November 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk both had pretty good gigs going when they chatted backstage at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival earlier this year. They wrote a song together, then another, and a couple more after that. They sang and picked and it wasn’t […]


New Single from Dave Adkins

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records is releasing the first single today from an upcoming solo album from Dave Adkins. It’s a song that Adkins wrote, called Pike County Jail. The song, a full-throttle bluegrass take on crime and redemption, was prompted by the comments of a friend […]


End of the Line for Republik Steele

| November 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Republik Steele, a hard-driving band from eastern Kentucky, is calling it quits. Founding member Kenny O’Quinn said his last show with the band is Friday in Grayson, KY. Vocalist Dave Adkins confirmed that he, too, is leaving the band, which developed a loyal following during […]


David Adkins at WOB 2013

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

David Adkins stopped by our Bluegrass Today press room during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh last month for a chat with David Morris.  


Republik Steele signs with Mountain Fever

| August 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Just six months after Dave Adkins and Republik Steele launched their successful debut album, That’s Just the Way I Roll, the Eastern Kentucky band is laying down tracks for a new CD. And they’re doing it for a different label, leaving Rural Rhythm for Mountain […]