Tag: The Boxcars

New John Bowman CD in June

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Bowman has been a bluegrass guy most of his life, and because of his particular talents as a singer and multi-instrumentalist, we’s been able to ply his trade at the highest levels of our music. He played guitar with both Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver […]


Best of 2013: Daniel Mullins vs. Billboard

| December 31, 2013 | 13 Comments

Billboard, who publishes the (supposedly) quintessential music charts, have released their year-end chart of the Top 15 Bluegrass Albums of 2013. 15. Leaving Eden - Carolina Chocolate Drops 14. Brothers of the Highway - Dailey & Vincent 13. The Living Years - The Isaacs 12. Ahoy! - The Punch Brothers 11. Hammer Down - The […]


A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well done. That’s the bad […]


Class Act news – BMR and Crowe with The Boxcars

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Class Act Entertainment has announced the signing of Blue Moon Rising to their talent roster. The East Tennessee-based band is headed by singer/songwriter Chris West on guitar, with Tony Mowell on mandolin, Rusty Ferrell on banjo, and Brandon Bostic on bass. Class Act will now […]


2014 Bluegrass Grammy nominees

| December 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

The 2014 Grammy nominees were announced on Friday evening. In the midst of the cavalcade of glitzy stars was news of the all-important Best Bluegrass Album. And the nominees are: It’s Just A Road - The Boxcars, Mountain Home Brothers Of The Highway - Dailey & Vincent, […]


More Photos from Wednesday’s Bluegrass Ramble

| September 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Bluegrass Ramble has been a popular new addition to this year’s IBMA World of Bluegrass. Here are some pictures from around Raleigh during Wednesday’s Bluegrass Ramble.  


First photos from Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here’s a look at the first two days of Red, White & Bluegrass from Bill Warren. More to come as the festival continues through this week.  


More from Festival of the Bluegrass 2013

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here is another gallery of photos taken by Estill Robinson during last weekend’s 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass in Lexington, KY.  


It’s Just A Road – The Boxcars

| May 10, 2013 | 3 Comments

It’s difficult to name a band that is more all-around talented than The Boxcars. Band members have numerous IBMA and Grammy Awards and have shared the stage with most of the top names in bluegrass. Their first two releases as a group helped earn them […]


Family Chain available again from John Bowman

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

John Bowman – fiddler, banjo picker and tenor vocalist with The Boxcars – has re-released his 2010 solo project, a bluegrass Gospel album called Family Chain. It is available now from his web site. Until coming off the road in 2006 to teach school, John was an […]