The concept of bluegrass “success” is a subjective one, especially in a world where the majority of bluegrass professionals hold at least an off-season day job (for what it’s worth, this was once true of professional athletes, too). Last week, I suggested that you can […]
Tag: The Gibson Brothers
The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced The Gibson Brothers as hosts for the 2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards program. The awards show will be held on October 1 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. This show, presented as […]
Memorial Day Weekend saw the Northern Indiana Bluegrass Music Association present the 39th year of their festival. Saturday was opened by New County Grass from Michigan. They were followed by the traditional sounds of the Kevin Prater Band. Trinity River brought their sibling harmony to three […]
WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has posted a live-in-the-studio video which they shot when The Gibson Brothers were visiting back in March. It finds the guys performing Lone Gone from their current Rounder project, Brotherhood. They were on during the Lee Michael Demsey show, with video captured […]
Rounder Records has released a new music video from The Gibson’s Brothers’ Brotherhood CD, which dropped earlier this week. It’s a sort of rockabilly track, a blues number the boys learned from The York Brothers, a Kentucky brother duet who cut this originally in 1958.
In debates surrounding regional chauvinism in the roots of bluegrass music, New York’s Gibson Brothers are often posited as modern exemplars of a sound that isn’t dominated by cultural and musical conventions of the American south. It’s true that their music is based on a brother […]
Friday at the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival kicked off with the Tennessee Gentlemen. Donnie Catrone is one of the finest tenor singers in bluegrass music today! The Spinney Brothers graced the stage for the second day. In their evening set the crowd was delighted when […]