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  • Happy Birthday Carl Jackson

    Today, Carl Jackson, two time grammy winner and three time IBMA award recipient, celebrates his 66th birthday. The only son of Lee and Ruby Pearl Jackson of Louisville, MS, began his musical career as a teenager picking banjo for Jim and Jesse, and recording his first instrumental album, Bluegrass Festival, in

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  • 1st Annual Downtown ROMP Air Show After Party

    Ever since The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum was established in Owensboro, KY, they have been involved in promoting outdoor music events. In addition to serving as a repository of bluegrass history, their mission is to bring the current editions of the music to residents and visitors. When their

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  • Steam – Deeper Shade of Blue

    Over the course of a career that stretches back some 17 years, North Carolina’s Deeper Shade of Blue — an astute quintet consisting of Jim Fraley (banjo/vocals), his son Jason Fraley (mandolin/vocals), Troy Pope (guitar/vocals), Frank Poindexter (dobro), and Scott Burgess (bass) — has made an indelible impression courtesy of

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  • Are you afraid to die?

    You may think of people who have chosen bluegrass music as a profession as fearless types who proceed boldly into the future without a care for their material comfort, or family and financial stability. Perhaps you’re correct about the financial stability part, but in fact, professional bluegrass musicians and others who

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  • Remembering Brown Loflin

    A large crowd gathered on Monday afternoon inside the music hall of Denton FarmPark, home of the Southeast's Old Threshers' Reunion, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver's Bluegrass Festival, and the Country Christmas Train. They weren't there to be entertained, but came to remember and pay their last respects to its owner,

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  • AmericanaFest 2019 takes time to bask in bluegrass 

    Bluegrass took stage front and center at this year’s 20th annual AmericanaFest. Granted, there’s no shortage of different genres represented under that wide umbrella, but it was a bluegrass legacy that seemed to shine throughout. That was evident practically from the outset when the Legacy of Americana Award was accorded Rhiannon

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