Tag: Randy Kohrs

Memories of Mine – Charlsey Etheridge

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s rare to find a musician, especially in the traditional music world, who wasn’t influenced by a parent or grandparent at a young age. For Charlsey Etheridge, a Georgia native who has recently released her debut album, one of those early influences was her grandmother, […]


Hardest Kind of Memories from Brandon Lee Adams

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass singer, songwriter, and guitarist Brandon Lee Adams has released his first full-length album, Hardest Kind Of Memories. 10 of the 11 tracks are Brandon’s, and he is assisted in the studio by top grassers like Scott Vestal on banjo, Randy Kohrs on resonator guitar, […]


The High 48s ride the train

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The High 48s, a Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, band formed in 2006, is working on an album of train songs with funding for the project coming from a successful Kickstarter campaign. This will be their fifth album project. They are a five-piece band made up of […]


Gathering – Aaron Ramsey

| September 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Aaron Ramsey may be best known for his role as the mandolin player for Mountain Heart, but on his recent solo project, Gathering, he takes on almost every role imaginable within a bluegrass project. Ramsey not only showcases his noteworthy mandolin skills, but also takes […]


Music Politics from Mickey Boles

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Don’t bring up religion or politics in polite company. That’s what they always say. But Tennessee bluegrass singer/songwriter Mickey Boles is breaking both those rules in his new song, Music Politics. It examines the eternal question of who makes it in the music business and who […]


Poison Cove – Milan Miller

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

While most bluegrass albums contain at least a few updated versions of old standards, there’s also some great new original music coming out these days. Milan Miller, the writer behind recent fan favorites Caney Fork River (Balsam Range) and Pretty Little Girl from Galax (Russell […]


Born Bad – Tina Adair Band

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

What have you done for me lately? There may be no more cynically accurate expression that describes the music business. All of the entertainment business, actually. Industry, media and fans all respond to ‘what’s new,’ without necessarily meaning to ignore the rest. And we’ve all seen […]


Lots o’ grass on Music City Roots

| February 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Tonight’s (2/6) edition of Music City Roots will feature a bluegrass-centric lineup. They are billing the show as Bluegrass and Friends, since two of the shows acts will be billed in that fashion. Jon Weisberger & Friends will feature the noted songwriter, bassist and IBMA […]


Faultline – Jesse Gregory

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesse Gregory is a strong young vocalist from Maryville, TN, currently enrolled in the Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music program at East Tennessee State University. She has the distinction of being the first woman to declare a bluegrass major there, and would seem to […]


Aaron Ramsey – Gathering

| December 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

After a full four years of recording and mixing as his schedule allowed, Mountain Heart mandolinist Aaron Ramsey has completed his new solo project, Gathering. Aaron had to find time for his own album amidst touring duties with the band, working on multiple records for other […]