Tag: Jim Lauderdale

More Baker photos from Wide Open Bluegrass

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s one more gallery of Frank Baker’s images from last weekend’s Wide Open Bluegrass celebration in Raleigh.


Nathan Stanley touring in tribute to Ralph

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nathan Stanley, grandson of the recently departed Dr. Ralph Stanley, has organized a special tribute tour in his honor. The show is being billed as A Tribute to my papaw, Dr. Ralph Stanley. The tour will begin in September, and run for several months. Nathan will […]


Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2013

| June 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

The line-up for each of the Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman for 2013 has been announced. The annual summer fair of bluegrass music at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium begins this evening, June 20, and continues weekly on Thursdays through to July 25. First […]


Carolina Moonrise – Jim Lauderdale

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Throughout his career, celebrated songwriter and roots musician Jim Lauderdale has danced between genres, releasing albums which touch on Americana, country, and bluegrass. For his latest release, Carolina Moonrise, he has turned once again to bluegrass, providing listeners with a thirteen song collection of country-tinged […]


Jim Lauderdale at IBMA

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

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 lyricist Robert Hunter. Jim […]


Carolina Moonrise from Jim Lauderdale

| September 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

Jim Lauderdale is set to release his 21st recording on September 25, a new bluegrass album called Carolina Moonrise. Like his previous grass projects, Jim has again teamed up with Randy Kohrs, who produced and engineered, and also provided reso-guitar. And like Jim’s most recent prior […]


Dropping names for fun and profit

| June 27, 2012 | 4 Comments
Chris Jones

Jim Lauderdale (I call him “Jim”) does a characteristically hilarious name-dropping bit on stage, which often involves the names of semi-famous government officials, e.g. Madeline Albright. I paraphrase: “I was just talking to Condoleeza Rice on the phone, and she agreed with me that name-dropping […]


Bluegrass Underground taping this weekend

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

This coming weekend, the folks at Bluegrass Underground will be doing a marathon taping for their second season on PBS television. Shows are scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday (2/24-26) deep inside the earth at Tennessee’s Cumberland Caverns, just a half hour’s drive from Nashville. […]


Country Side of Bluegrass from Janie Fricke

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news of a release by Janie Fricke, titled Country Side of Bluegrass, intrigued me, as one of those who remember her star status as one of the premier female vocalists in country music in the early 1980’s. Getting started doing vocals for national advertising jingle (Red Lobster, United Airlines, […]


Free download from Jim Lauderdale

| June 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today (6/21) is the official release date for Reason And Rhyme, the latest CD from Nashville maverick Jim Lauderdale. It’s his third all-bluegrass release, and also his third writing with Robert Hunter, bluegrass collaborator with Jerry Garcia in the pre-Dead days, and eventually a primary […]