Tag: Ronnie Bowman

Eight of the Most Overlooked Bluegrass Murder Ballads

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Dream Big – Darrell Webb

| June 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
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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 […]

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Daniel Salyer solo EP

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Alan Jackson et al on Letterman

| October 30, 2013 | 18 Comments
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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 […]

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Alan Jackson does The Station Inn

| August 28, 2013 | 4 Comments
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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 […]

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Alan Jackson bluegrass show to be broadcast on WSM

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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The Bluegrass Album from Alan Jackson

| July 12, 2013 | 16 Comments
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Country music mega-star Alan Jackson has been threatening to cut a bluegrass album for the past few years, dropping hints in interviews and tantalizing the substantial crossover between country and bluegrass fans. When he brought Alison Krauss in to produce his 2006 project, Like Red […]

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Blake Johnson to Grasstowne

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
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With Dustin Pyrtle hopping aboard the Quicksilver Express, Grasstowne is pleased to announce that Blake Johnson is their newest member, playing guitar and singing lead. Blake lives in Roxboro, NC and has been playing guitar since he was ten years old. His musical upbringing is […]

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Ronnie Bowman to Likely Culprits

| May 13, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Nashville-based bluegrass/acoustic country act, The Likely Culprits, has brought in a new member. Ronnie Bowman will be playing guitar and singing with the band, stepping in for Ashby Frank who has signed a six month contract with Carnival Cruise Line to perform onboard their ships. The […]

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The Ultimate Playlist for your Bluegrass Valentine

| February 14, 2013 | 2 Comments
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It’s finally here, fellas: Die Hard 5 hits theaters TODAY! Unfortunately, for most of you, Bruce Willis takes a backseat to Cupid. If you didn’t know by now, today is Valentine’s Day. How many of you have forgotten until now? And yes, your local Wal-Mart […]

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