• 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,

  • Travelin’ – Bluedust

    Based on the album art for the latest album from Bluedust, Travelin', the casual viewer would easily assume the band is an up-and-coming group in the modern traditional vein, hailing from North Carolina or Virginia. Five men holding instruments, gathered

  • As Time Goes By – Jacob Underwood

    Many bluegrass albums are touted as solo records, particularly when an artist who is best known as part of a popular band steps out on their own. However, As Time Goes By, the newest album from Jacob Underwood, banjo player

  • Headed South – Crandall Creek

    West Virginia's Crandall Creek hasn’t been on the bluegrass scene an extremely long time, but their songs have already made a big splash on bluegrass radio – particularly on those stations that favor the Grassicana style. The band’s first few

  • My Remedy – Missy Armstrong

    Missy Armstrong first came to the attention of the bluegrass world a few years back as the powerful lead vocalist behind several radio hits from Michigan-based band, Detour. Though she had taken some time off from performing recently, Armstrong recorded