It has been twenty-five years since Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer prize-winning Lonesome Dove became one of the most beloved mini-series in television history. Winning seven Emmys and a pair of Golden Globes, Lonesome Dove has only grown in popularity since its debut in 1989.
Author: Daniel Mullins
Crowe, Lawson, & Williams are still Standing Tall and Tough
Standing tall. A classic idiom we have all heard and probably used. By definition, the phrase means "being proud of yourself and confident in your abilities." Different from boasting, standing tall exudes self-assurance, often in the face of adversity. When discussing the
Album of the Week #37: The Boys From Indiana’s Atlanta Is Burning
Few bluegrass acts have dominated the Midwest, primarily the OKI (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana) region, as The Boys From Indiana did in the late seventies. Known for their lively stage shows and strong original songs, The Boys From Indiana were one
#FlashbackFriday – Gettin’ Pumped for Wide Open Bluegrass!
After the final nominations for the 2014 IBMA Awards were announced this past Wednesday, it's officially time to start counting down to IBMA Week in Raleigh, NC. The bluegrass community takes over downtown Raleigh September 30 through October 4. The week's
New Mac Wiseman album slated for September
At 89, most artists would ride off into retirement, especially following the announcement of being inducted into a second hall of fame. However, Mac Wiseman is no ordinary artist. A long-time member of the Bluegrass Hall of Honor and scheduled
The Old Friends Are Back!
One of my favorite releases of the past several years has been Old Friends Get Together from J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson, and Paul Williams. The successful album served as a de facto tribute to the Gospel music of Jimmy Martin, as all
On Down The Line – Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Few musicians garner the universal respect of Michael Cleveland. A child prodigy, Michael won the hearts of the entire bluegrass industry in 1993 as a member of the IBMA Youth All-Stars. Since that time, he has gone on to perform and record
Flatt Lonesome, Too
The bluegrass world was turned on its ears last January following the debut album of a bunch of young people from Florida. Flatt Lonesome won SPBGMA's band competition in 2012, and nabbed a nomination for IBMA's Emerging Artist of the Year
America-grass! – Your Essential 4th of July Playlist
Happy Birthday America! 238 years ago, our founding fathers declared our independence from Great Britain and gave birth to a new nation. The land of the free and the home of the brave proved that a nation for the people and
Remedy – Old Crow Medicine Show
No Appalachian string band has ever reached the popularity of Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS). Few artists can entertain thousands of young rockers at a Mumford & Sons concert and still preserve tradition on the Grand Ole Opry stage. Following in the