• Sister Sadie – new special project band

    Special project bands are sprouting all around bluegrass this year. The Masters of Bluegrass have been struttin' it old school with Bobby Osborne, Del McCoury, J.D. Crowe, Bobby Hicks and Jerry McCoury at festivals, and Sideline, featuring members of Mountain

  • Born Bad – Tina Adair Band

    What have you done for me lately? There may be no more cynically accurate expression that describes the music business. All of the entertainment business, actually. Industry, media and fans all respond to 'what's new,' without necessarily meaning to ignore the rest.

  • Born Bad from the Tina Adair Band

    This week saw the release of Born Bad from The Tina Adair Band. After a rapid rise in her solo career after she stepped out from her family's band, Bluegrass Edition, in the late '90s, Tina dropped out of music to

  • A few more Tuesday night reflections

    I wanted to add a few impressions to what Brance posted earlier... Mountain Heart: I thought that their showcase was brilliant, and was very interested to see how they would approach this "going over to the other side" vibe. When the

  • Tina Adair – back with a new band

    Tina Adair made quite a name for herself in bluegrass before many performers her age had played their first show. Her family band, The Adairs, won the 1996 Pizza Hut Bluegrass Showdown when Tina was 17 years old, and within