• Ben James on Huckabee with the Oak Ridge Boys

    Bluegrass vocalist Ben James, a newly-minted member of the Oak Ridge Boys, made his television debut with the world famous quartet last weekend on Huckabee. James, a former member of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Dailey & Vincent, had been pursuing

  • Build Me An Ark from Caroline Owens

    Fast rising bluegrass vocalist Caroline Owens has another new single to share from her upcoming project with Skyline Records, this time a new gospel number called Build Me An Ark. Written by noted bluegrass photographer Laci Mack, the song retells the

  • Slocan Ramblers make their Opry debut

    Toronto's Slocan Ramblers had a big night in Nashville last fall when they were invited to make their debut performance on the Grand Ole Opry. The got the full treatment, with their own reserved parking sign, and a big buildup

  • Contrabuffoon from EZRA

    Here's a new outfit with an adventurous approach to modern acoustic string music, clearly informed by bluegrass. The quartet calls themselves EZRA, and consists of Jacob Jolliff on mandolin, Jesse Jones on guitar, Max Allard on banjo, and Craig Butterfield on

  • Got ‘Grass? podcast from GuitartownCT

    From Hamden, Connecticut comes another new bluegrass podcast with the clever name, Got 'Grass? The podcast is hosted by Chris Wuerth, who manages the GuitartownCT concerts in Hamden, which is located about ten miles north of New Haven. The region has