• VA Tech students at Rhythm & Roots

    With the generous support of Virginia Tech’s Department of Religion and Culture, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion organizers, and the new Birthplace of Country Music Museum, nearly twenty students from VT were able to attend Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion

  • More from Red White and Bluegrass ’14

     “You throw out a handful of acorns hoping one of them will take root and that’s one right there” said David Shirley, the lone barber of the Drexel Barbershop. Shirley was pointing at a young boy who had recently started

  • Saturday at HoustonFest 2014

    Saturday marked the second and final day of HoustonFest 2014, bringing an even larger crowd to Felts Park in Galax, Virginia. The Generation Bluegrass Youth Project opened the Main Stage followed by the Snyder Family who could be seen jamming

  • Friday at HoustonFest 2014

    In 2010 the bluegrass community lost a young solider, banjo player and fireman, Houston Caldwell. His love for the banjo and dedication to his community through his service is remembered and celebrated each year at HoustonFest, held at Felts Park, in