• Handguns from Greensky Bluegrass

    When I think of Kalamazoo, Michigan, I think of old Gibson guitars and Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. I think my list has one more icon than most folks, and that’s probably because I’m from Michigan myself!  Kalamazoo now and for the

  • David Grisman’s Folk Jazz Trio

    David Grisman isn't just a mandolin player, composer, producer, musical innovator and historian. He’s also a listener — a voracious listener. It might surprise you to know that he’s often in the audience at concerts of many of his musical peers

  • Driven from Matt Hayes

    We got a note from Canadian fiddler, Matt Hayes, about his new release, Driven. The 20 year old has what appears to be a straight-ahead bluegrass album, mixed and mastered by banjo, fiddle, everything ace Ron Stewart - who also

  • Andy Hall to Artistworks Academy of Bluegrass

    This is a huge week for bluegrass in Nashville with the IBMA World of Bluegrass Conference in town. Many folks will be making a push at the business exhibition portion of the event. Including themselves this year is the Artistworks Academy

  • Finnders and Youngberg

    There is a lot of bluegrass-style music coming out of Colorado these days, a tradition that seems to have started back in the early 90's with Leftover Salmon, followed by the String Cheese Incident. Yonder Mountain String Band 'tied the room together' (ala