• Hold On – Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

    With seven albums to his credit, both on his own and with others, Frank Solivan and his band Dirty Kitchen — Solivan (vocals, mandolin, guitar, violin), Mike Munford (banjo), Chris Luquette (guitar), and Jeremy Middleton (bass) — have ascended to

  • Into the Wild Mystic Mountain – Charlie Treat

    Charlie Treat’s rural upbringing in New England obviously left an indelible impression on him, given his reverence for timeless music gleaned from a traditional tapestry. Treat cites Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Bill Monroe, and Flatt & Scruggs as primary influences,

  • Bluegrass Beyond Borders: Bluegrass Cash

    Sometimes the name says it all. In the case of a band that hails from Cologne, Germany, Bluegrass Cash, there's certainly no mistaking the intent. Founder, bandleader, lead singer, and rhythm guitarist Martin Voogd, fiddler, mandolin player and harmony vocalist

  • Lost & Alone – Junior Sisk

    Junior Sisk has long since proven his prowess as one of the most credible and creative voice in the current bluegrass continuum. After all, he's been making music since the age of 14 and opening original material since the early

  • Back In Again – Kentucky Shine

    Kentucky Shine's name might seem to sum up all that needs to be said about the group's musical mantra, but at the same time, those who assume the handle says it all are shortchanging this varied and versatile combo. While

  • Stories – The Local Boys

    The Local Boys create a sound infused with confidence and credibility. It’s no surprise really, especially when one considers that they've been practicing their craft for over two decades. The band —John Aaron (guitar/vocal), Steven Davidson (mandolin/vocals), Tommy Ray (banjo/vocals),