Tag: Paul Williams

The Old Friends Are Back!

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite releases of the past several years has been Old Friends Get Together from J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson, and Paul Williams. The successful album served as a de facto tribute to the Gospel music of Jimmy Martin, as all were members of Jimmy’s Sunny […]


Thursday at ROMP 2014

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s an early look-in at ROMP 2014, held in Owensboro, KY near the International Bluegrass Music Museum.   We’ll have more images from ROMP over the course of the weekend.


James Alan Shelton benefit concert this month

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the recent passing of James Alan Shelton, several of his friends and admirers in Kingsport, TN are putting on a benefit concert in his name. Monies raised will be donated to James’ widow, Greta Shelton, to assist with such medical bills as may remain outstanding. […]


Paul Williams hangs up his Walkin’ Shoes

| January 21, 2014 | 3 Comments

Paul Williams, one of the most dynamic and enduring entertainers in bluegrass, has decided to call it a day. Having written a handful of classic songs over his career, which has involved 60 years running the roads, no one is more deserving of a long […]


More photos from SOIMF 2013

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s a second galley of images from The 2013 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, taken by Bill Warren.  


Photos from SOIMF 2013

| November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival is well underway, and we have some photos from Day 1 courtesy of Bill Warren. More to come.  


Rebel Records announces new Gospel Compilation

| September 11, 2013 | 3 Comments

Rebel Records has announced the October 22nd release of a new Gospel compilation album, Memories of That Old Country Church (REB-CD-8008). Gospel and sacred music has been an integral part of bluegrass music’s repertoire for as long as the music has been played and as new […]


Album of the Week #33 – Paul Williams’ Hard Working Pilgrim

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass Gospel has always been some of my favorite music, but it holds an extra special place in my heart during Easter when we celebrate Christ’s resurrection. These songs of the faith while celebrating Christ’s wondrous work is, literally, a match made in heaven. My […]


South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

This gallery of photos from last weekend’s South Carolina State Bluegrass festival are a contribution from Laura Tate Photography.


Thanksgiving weekend festival weather report

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here is the opening installment in what we hope will be a regular feature at Bluegrass Today, a weekend festival weather report with Special Bluegrass Correspondent, John Goad. As often as time, resources and inclination allow, SBC Goad will report on likely weather and travel […]