• Charm City Charmed 

    And. Just. Like. That. Summer festival season is upon us. All burdens and worries lay crumpled on the asphalt behind us as cheery festival staff lasso our wrists with those colorful Charm City Bluegrass bracelets. We are in the grass now,

  • Jeremy Garrett: A Session in The RV

    Nestled in The Festy backstage area in scenic Nelson County, Virginia sat The RV. You know which one. The one that should be declared a national park just like the ones it has been rolling past this year. To music-lovers, it

  • Béla Fleck Making Time at Grey Fox

    How to Write a Banjo Concerto. How to play Bach on the banjo. Paganini, Debussy, and Chopin too. How to come up with the tunes on Drive. How to serve up UFO Tofu, Sweet Pomegranates and Cheeseballs in Cowtown. How to dream up Bigfoot, Metric Lips and Deviation. How

  • First Time Grey Fox Catcher

    What a festival! A pop-up town of about 7,000 people grinning ear-to-ear for four straight days in scenic Oak Hill, New York. It does not get much better than that. Add one of the best bluegrass line-ups ever organized and,

  • Mustered Courage Does Telluride Right

    This is the first of several reports from Jen Hughes following the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. They may be from Down Under, but they sure can make an impression up at 8,750 feet. They mustered their courage and dove right into