Tag: Josh Williams

Video from the Crowe Tribute Band

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We posted last week about the J.D. Crowe Tribute Band performing in Nashville and Kentucky, an endeavor by Don Rigsby and Josh Williams to remember the music of The New South, particularly from the Keith Whitley era. Fortunately, video of their performance at Simply the Best Sports […]

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J.D. Crowe Tribute Band in KY

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Although I was able to see most of the 1990s and 2000s versions of J.D. Crowe & the New South, I never got the chance to attend a performance by what many people consider the classic lineups of the New South – the 1970s groups […]

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J.D. Crowe Tribute Band playing this weekend

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Keith Whitley fans in Nashville and northeastern Kentucky are in for a special treat when Don Rigsby and Josh Williams take their J.D. Crowe Tribute Band out for a spin this weekend. The band was assembled for a performance at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer […]

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$10K raised for Tony Rice in CT

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last weekend, GuitartownCT Productions held their Tony Rice benefit at the Unitarian Hall in Hamden, CT. A bevy of top northeastern bluegrass talent performed to help raise money to support Tony financially while he works to reclaim his voice, and receive treatment for the arthritis that has stolen […]

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Captivated – Ashley Lewis

| April 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Fans of Sierra Hull and Alison Krauss who have been waiting impatiently for new albums from their favorite ethereal-voiced songstresses may be able to find a fix in the new album from Ashley Lewis. Lewis, a mandolin player and singer whose combination of delicate yet […]

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Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]

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Vinyl EP coming from Jessica Stiles

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jessica Stiles has been working the acoustic and Americana scene in both DC and Nashville for some time, but her next project, a 4 song/7” vinyl EP is all bluegrass. She’s set to call it Little Darlin’ (Pal of Mine), after the Carter Family classic […]

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Welcome Whitley Williams (updated)

| October 16, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Congratulations to Josh and Jenny Williams on the birth today of a daughter, Whitley Neale Williams. She was born at 1:40 p.m. (CDT) this afternoon. Josh says that she is 8 lb 5 oz, and that mom and baby are doing well. We’ll post an […]

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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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A First-Class Reunion

| February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments
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This reflection on the Bluegrass Album band reunion in Asheville is a contribution from Alan Tompkins, prominent Texas bluegrass musician, impresario, and radio host. Mid-February weather in Dallas is usually great, some of the best each year, and not something I would normally leave (voluntarily) […]

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