Tag: Ronnie Bowman

4 – Alan Bibey & Grasstowne

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

What’s up with Grasstowne? That’s a question I’ve heard more than a few times this past few years. Founder and mandolinist Alan Bibey has seen a lot of changes with this band in the nine years since they formed as a partnership between he, Steve […]


Band of Ruhks video coming soon

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fresh off the success of their debut album, Band of Ruhks is putting the finishing touches on a music video for the first single, Coal Mining Man. Bassist and vocalist Ronnie Bowman tells us that they have already shot footage of Ralph Stanley, who kicks […]


Rambling Rooks are now Band of Ruhks

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ronnie Bowman is really excited about the upcoming album from Band of Ruhks, formerly known as The Rambling Rooks. And when Ronnie gets excited, he starts to gush. No holding back for this successful Nashville songwriter, who possesses one of the most iconic voices in […]


Delmore Dedication Vol 2: Will You Be Lonesome, Too?

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Early country stars, the Delmore Brothers were huge influences on not only bluegrass and country music, but blues, folk, rock and roll, and more. The Delmore Brothers received a long overdue Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2014, recognizing their lasting […]


Eight of the Most Overlooked Bluegrass Murder Ballads

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! The day where we not only tell kids it’s OK, we actually encourage them to accept candy from strangers. Once again, no child is getting any candy from me this year until I find one wearing a Larry Sparks powder blue suit, a […]


Dream Big – Darrell Webb

| June 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

If you get a good look at Darrell Webb, he doesn’t appear to be old enough to have spent 20 years working professionally in bluegrass. In fact, he won’t turn 40 until later this month, and got his start touring with Lonesome River Band back in […]


Daniel Salyer solo EP

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the 1990s, there was a very popular sound in bluegrass featuring smooth male vocals and a polished, contemporary sound. Ronnie Bowman was perhaps the prime exemplar of this style. The projects he recorded, both with Lonesome River Band and on his own, contained a […]


Alan Jackson et al on Letterman

| October 30, 2013 | 18 Comments

If you missed Alan Jackson and his all-star band last night on The Late Show with David Letterman – or just want to watch it again – the video is embedded below. He performed Blacktop from his current release, The Bluegrass Album, with Tim Crouch […]


Alan Jackson does The Station Inn

| August 28, 2013 | 4 Comments

Last night, I had one of Nashville’s hottest passes in hand – a ticket to see country superstar Alan Jackson make his debut bluegrass music performance at the Station Inn. As I waited in line for the doors to open, I spoke with people who […]


Alan Jackson bluegrass show to be broadcast on WSM

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

WSM radio in Nashville has announced that they will broadcast Alan Jackson’s debut bluegrass show next week from the Station Inn. It will be available live on AM 650 and via online audio streaming on Tuesday, August 27 at 10:30 p.m. (EDT) – 9:30 local […]