• We’re All Crazy – Dave Adkins

    While veteran singer, songwriter and guitarist Dave Adkins might insist that we're all crazy, as the title of his excellent new album for Mountain Fever Records suggests, he ought to give himself a personal pass so he's not included in

  • Morning Walk – Dave Berry & Friends

    An esteemed contributor to Bluegrass Today, Dave Berry doesn't simply talk the talk. The sounds this San Francisco-based scribe makes with a group of friends and fellow travelers, as represented on his excellent new album, Morning Walk, reflects his reverence

  • Open the Road – We Banjo 3

    Comprised of two sets of brothers — Enda and Fergal Scahill (on banjo and vocals, and vocals, viola, fiddle, guitar, bodhran, percussion, and Wurlitzer piano, respectively) and Martin Howley (vocals, mandolin, banjo) and David Howley (vocals, fiddle, guitars, banjo, clawhammer

  • Odes/Codes – Max Allard

    A first year composition student at Oberlin Conservatory, Max Allard takes an adventurous and — at times — a seemingly unorthodox approach to banjo. With his daring debut album, Odes/Codes, he applies lessons learned from such prestigious and prodigious mentors

  • Acoustic Lullaby – Tony Wray with Tim Crouch

    As first reported in this publication in March, 2021, Acoustic Lullaby was the brainchild of acclaimed bluegrass banjo player and guitarist Tony Wray, Pinecastle Records owner Lonnie Lassiter, and the company's CEO, Ethan Burkhardt. Lassiter and Burkhardt were new fathers

  • Big Spring – Kevin Buckley

    A Midwesterner who's well adept at fiddle and old time music spawned from the Ozark Mountains in particular, Kevin Buckley shares a solo debut that reflects both his verve and versatility. He personally describes Big Spring as a celebration of