Tag: Don Rigsby

David Thom and Don Rigsby

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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California bluegrass singer David Thom and Kentucky warbler Don Rigsby are headed into the studio soon to record an album of duets. The two first met in a Flatt & Scruggs tribute band assembled by banjoist Bill Evans for a California tour in 2012. Don and […]

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Kenny O’Quinn to Half Past Lonesome

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Kenny O’Quinn has been announced as the new mandolin player with Jeff Clair & Half Past Lonesome, where he will also assist on harmony vocals. Prior to signing on with Jeff, Kenny had worked with The Tommy Webb Band, Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, and more […]

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Best of 2013: Daniel Mullins vs. Billboard

| December 31, 2013 | 13 Comments
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Billboard, who publishes the (supposedly) quintessential music charts, have released their year-end chart of the Top 15 Bluegrass Albums of 2013. 15. Leaving Eden - Carolina Chocolate Drops 14. Brothers of the Highway - Dailey & Vincent 13. The Living Years - The Isaacs 12. Ahoy! - The Punch Brothers 11. Hammer Down - The […]

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A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well done. That’s the bad […]

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13 Essential Halloween “BOO!-grass” Tunes

| October 31, 2013 | 4 Comments
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It’s Halloween, and all of the little ghosts and goblins are going to be knocking on neighborhood doors with a list of demands which we so easily meet. Most costumes these days require a lack of effort or creativity. There’s too many Justin Bieber and […]

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Alan Jackson et al on Letterman

| October 30, 2013 | 18 Comments
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If you missed Alan Jackson and his all-star band last night on The Late Show with David Letterman – or just want to watch it again – the video is embedded below. He performed Blacktop from his current release, The Bluegrass Album, with Tim Crouch […]

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Alan Jackson takes his bluegrass to New York City

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
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New York City? That’s right, folks. Alan Jackson is traveling to New York with his Bluegrass Album band to perform music from his new record at a concert tonight at Carnegie Hall. Assisting will be the same bluegrass all-stars who tracked with Jackson this Spring: […]

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Three Chords and the Truth – James King

| October 16, 2013 | 1 Comment
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James King, whose knack for choosing well-written songs that work their way into listeners’ hearts and minds has helped earn him the title of “Bluegrass Storyteller,” has a keen ability to wrap his voice around every ounce of emotion in three verses and a chorus. […]

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Alan Jackson does The Station Inn

| August 28, 2013 | 4 Comments
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Last night, I had one of Nashville’s hottest passes in hand – a ticket to see country superstar Alan Jackson make his debut bluegrass music performance at the Station Inn. As I waited in line for the doors to open, I spoke with people who […]

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Alan Jackson bluegrass show to be broadcast on WSM

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
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WSM radio in Nashville has announced that they will broadcast Alan Jackson’s debut bluegrass show next week from the Station Inn. It will be available live on AM 650 and via online audio streaming on Tuesday, August 27 at 10:30 p.m. (EDT) – 9:30 local […]

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