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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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  • Three days of bluegrass in the Ambazac Mountains of France

    This post is a contribution from Charley Sifaoui, a bluegrass picker and enthusiast who has been active in France since the 1980s. He shared this report from a recent jam weekend among the lovely Ambazac Hills of the Limousin region in central France. Charley starts with a brief overview of

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  • Rethinking the Banjo on Sound Field

    PBS Digital Studios is the home for original web content under the umbrella of America's Public Broadcasting Service. They offer a variety of programs in the fields of science, arts, and culture, produced by smaller teams than are commonly associated with the network's large-scale programming. One such effort is Sound Field,

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