• Al Shusterman passes

    Al Shusterman, a longtime presence in the California bluegrass scene, died April 24 after a fall at his home. He was 75. Shusterman spent more than three decades as a DJ, and was still working for KUBU in the Sacramento area

  • Steven Curtis Chapman returns to his roots

    Steven Curtis Chapman is one of the biggest, most honored singer-songwriters in contemporary Christian music, with 48 number ones, a handful of Grammy Awards and dozens of Dove Awards. But he cut his teeth on bluegrass during his early years in

  • Deanie Richardson makes hard sound easy

    If Deanie Richardson ever moves on from Sister Sadie or the Likely Culprits and needs a job, her new solo CD on Pinecastle, Love Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard, will be the perfect resume. Richardson masterfully moves through original material, well

  • Wheeling Jamboree remembers Mac Wiseman

    The Wheeling Jamboree will celebrate its 86th birthday next month with a show dedicated to the memory of its one-time director, and two-time Hall of Famer, Mac Wiseman, who died last month. The April 6 show will feature Marty Stuart, Mac’s

  • Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout – Rick Lang

    When it comes to bluegrass Gospel, Rick Lang is one of very best songwriters in the genre. The latest proof can be found on Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout, a dozen songs “from the pen of Rick Lang” on Billy Blue Records.

  • John Starling enters Hospice Care

    From Virginia today comes that somber news that John Starling, a founding member of the Seldom Scene, is seriously ill. “It’s been a long two months, but my father, John Starling, is currently home and in hospice,” his son, Jay Starling