• Narrowing the Gap – Amanda Cook

    Few new voices have been embraced by bluegrass radio in recent years like that of Amanda Cook, whose first two albums from Mountain Fever Records have garnered a number of top singles over the past few years. Cook has recently

  • Aaron “Frosty” Foster passes

    The ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies community is mourning another staff member and graduate with the loss of Aaron "Frosty" Foster, 28, who passed away at his home in Elizabethon, TN, on February 10, 2021. Foster, a native

  • Fall Like Rain – Justin Moses

    If you are looking to start 2021 off with an album packed full of bluegrass all-stars, Justin Moses's brand-new release from Mountain Fever Records, Fall Like Rain, would be an excellent place to look. Moses, a skilled multi-instrumentalist himself, calls

  • Colleen Trenwith passes

    For many students who have taken classes in Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies at East Tennessee State University over the past decade or so, taking a band class or instrumental lesson with Colleen Trenwith was a highlight of

  • Promise of Tomorrow – Turkeyfoot

    The Colorado bluegrass scene has given us any number of energetic young bands on the progressive side of things in recent years. One of the newer groups to transition into a full-fledged touring band is Turkeyfoot, which has its roots

  • Crazy House – Turning Ground

    If you're looking for a fine example of the hard-driving modern traditional style of bluegrass that has been popular over the past decade or so, look no further than eastern Kentucky's Turning Ground. On their new album from Pinecastle Records,