• The Story Behind the Song – Weeds

    Weeds (Where the Flowers of Love Once Grew) was written by David Morris and Chris Dockins, two emerging song-writing talents in the bluegrass music fraternity. They wrote the song in in February 2013, during what was their “second or third writing

  • More photos from Loudoun

    As promised, here are more of Frank Baker's photos from last weekend's Loudoun Bluegrass Festival. This batch captures the competition, the barn dance and the overall Loudoun vibe. This weekend, Frank will be snagging images at Gettysburg. Look for those

  • Smilin’ Dave gets shorn

    Today was the day! Songwriter, Bluegrass Today correspondent, and noted bluegrass bon vivant David Morris went under the knife... or I should say, the clippers... in honor of bluegrass buddy John Miller, who is now completing the last of his treatments for tongue

  • Songwriter to Songwriter: Jeff Rose

    During IBMA week in Nashville last month, David Morris spent a few minutes with Jeff Rose of Detour for this next installment of Songwriter to Songwriter. They talked about Quarterline Road, a song from the band's latest CD, A Better Place,

  • Jim Lauderdale at IBMA

    We reported last week that Nashville singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale had a new CD, Carolina Moonrise, which was released this past Tuesday. On Tuesday, Jim sat with us to talk about the record, and how he came to write with Grateful Dead

  • Joe Newberry at IBMA

    More winners from Bluegrass Today! OK... that may be overstating the point, but David Morris did catch up Thursday afternoon with a number of eventual IBMA Award winners, just hours before the awards presentation that evening. Here is his discussion with Joe

  • Junior Sisk at IBMA

    Junior Sisk came up big last night at the IBMA Awards, taking home both the Song of the Year and Album of the Year trophies for 2012. Yesterday afternoon, just a few hours before the awards show, David Morris caught up

  • Claire Lynch at IBMA

    Claire Lynch stopped by our booth yesterday afternoon, and spoke with David Morris about her plans for the future, near term. It sounds as though a new album is on the horizon, with a new label and a bit of a different