• 2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

    I’ve recently returned from Durango, Colorado, where I found the 20th Anniversary of the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown to have the intimacy, talent, and entertaining times that attendees have come to know and trust. In regard to intimacy, the festival hosts shows

  • Durango Meltdown coverage at Bluegrass Today

    I’m honored to be returning to Bluegrass Today as a guest blogger in highlighting events throughout the 2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown. As I did with the 2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, I’ll attempt to gain a bit of “behind the scenes”

  • Competitions at Telluride 2013

    From the daily lineup of workshop style sets in the town's Elks Park, to the tweener song performances throughout the main stage band turnovers, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival is vibrant with outlets to fill all your bluegrass cravings. Two of

  • MOB rules at Telluride

    The main stage of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival has felt the tapping toes of many a legend over the last 40 years. From late greats such as Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, and Doc Watson, to the talents of today who

  • Nightgrass at Telluride 2013

    Festivals have their moments - times when schedules and inspirations align and bluegrass magic is the result. One of these moments happened during the "Nightgrass" set of Greensky Bluegrass at the 40th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Throughout the early and mid-2000s,

  • 40th Anniversary Telluride coverage

    We'd like to introduce David Smith, who will be providing on-site coverage during the Telluride Bluegrass festival next weekend in Colorado. He will join Jason Lombard who will be photographing the event for us. I’m thrilled to be joining the Bluegrass