Tag: Steve Gulley

Irene Kelley’s Pennsylvania Coal

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

I wasn’t prepared for what happened the first time I hit play on Irene Kelley’s new CD, Pennsylvania Coal. I’ve known and admired her work as a songwriter and I knew from reading the liner notes that the picking would be terrific. That’s a given […]


Steve Gulley is keeping busy

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

David Morris had a nice chat with Steve Gulley last month in Raleigh, where they caught up on Steve’s busy schedule and multiple projects going on this Fall. In addition, Steve’s remarks about Tony Rice speaking at the Awards Show were especially poignant, and not […]


Steve Gulley and Rural Rhythm

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Steve Gulley and Sam Passamano, President of Rural Rhythm Records, have made it official. The popular bluegrass singer, songwriter, recording engineer and producer has signed a long-term deal with the Nashville-based label. It may almost seem like a formality, as Gulley has been deeply involved […]


Bluegrass Celebrity Ghost Stories

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve all heard tales of boredom on the road, and the clever and often ingenious ways that touring musicians find to occupy their down time. Experienced road warriors know that if you don’t find something fun or productive to do with bus and motel time, trips […]


Healed coming soon from Locust Ridge

| July 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

July 30 has been announced as the release date for Healed from Locust Ridge on Rural Rhythm Christian. The members of this East Tennessee quartet are three brothers, Russell, Josh, and Larry Allen, along with close family friend Andy Blalock. These four young musicians take […]


Second Time Around – Jason Davis

| July 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

If you’ve caught a Junior Sisk show this past few years, or heard his last two records, you know what a blistering banjo picker he has in Jason Davis. This month, at the age of 23, Davis is seeing his second solo project released on Mountain […]


Dale Ann Bradley in Flat Rock

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bill Warren sent along this gallery of images from a Dale Ann Bradley concert he attended last month in Flat Rock, Michigan.  


Steve Gulley and Dale Ann Bradley on George Jones

| April 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Continuing on a theme from the past few days, two more prominent bluegrass singers share their thoughts on the impact that George Jones has had on their bluegrass sound. Steve Gulley got his start singing at the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, before coming to prominence […]


Bootleg John from Jason Davis

| April 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Junior Sisk’s crackerjack banjo picker, Jason Davis, is back with his second solo project at the ripe old age of 25. Like his 2008 effort, Steppin’ Out, he has enlisted an array of young hotshots like himself, together with a number of bluegrass veterans, to […]


Dave Adkins & Republik Steele – Big Debut for a Big Voice

| March 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Last winter, at the Herschel Sizemore tribute show in Roanoke, I was hanging out backstage, where some of the biggest names in bluegrass were getting ready to perform. Things were just getting started and a band I’d never heard of was on stage. There was […]