Thanks to newly-acquired genetic information, I’ve discovered that I have Bavarian roots. Mark Stoffel, the Night Drivers’ mandolin player, who is half Bavarian, tells me he is half-pleased to hear this. In addition to being known for their outstanding pretzel and car-making ability, Bavarians are […]
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This report is a contribution from C.J. Lewandowski, mandolinist and vocalist with the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys. He helped as MC for the SamJam 16 festival, and shares his experience there for the sake of our readers. As the festival Tee’s stated, it was indeed Bluegrass:30 in […]
With this post we introduce a new feature, which will appear sporadically at Bluegrass Today. The column may be new, but you all know the contributor, Katy Daley, a familiar voice from the Katy Daley Show each weekday morning at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. As the situation […]
Mountain Home Music has released a live music video for Lonesome River Band. It’s of them performing Rocking The Cradle at the Historic Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC. The song is included on their current album, Bringing The Tradition, released earlier this year.
The Wayne Henderson Festival in Grayson County, Virginia featured a brilliant, blue sky and a full day of bluegrass, old time and Cajun music. The festival featured Lonesome River Band, Michael and David Doucet of BeauSoleil, Terry Baucom & the Dukes of Drive, and the Yates […]
When Aerosmith’s legendary lead singer Steve Tyler made it known that he was moving to Nashville to get involved in country music, there were a lot of doubters. “What does this rocker know about country music?” and “It’s just a publicity stunt,” were heard loud and […]
How do keep a band sounding fresh after nearly 35 years as a bluegrass institution? Strong new material certainly helps, as does bringing in some youth from time to time. That seems to be the formula Lonesome River Band is following, based on their strong new […]