• Kudos to Bean Blossom

    This past weekend's USA Weekend, a magazine supplement to many of America's weekend newspapers, has, as its feature article, an assessment of the 10 top places to hear authentic American music. As far as the magazine is concerned the top

  • Rhonda on CMT

    Rhonda Vincent's 10th career video, I Gotta Start Somewhere from her latest album, Good Thing Going, has been added in medium rotation to CMT's main television channel. It premiered May 1 on CMT'com's Country Music Blog and debuted on CMT

  • Dottie Rambo dies in traffic accident

    Gospel singer and songwriter Joyce "Dottie" Rambo was killed early Sunday morning while traveling from Illinois to Texas, when her tour bus encountered severe weather on Interstate 44 in southwest Missouri. The bus ran off the road near the town

  • Williams & Clark Expedition CD release

    Williams & Clark Expedition, the Franklin, Kentucky-based quartet, has announced the forthcoming release of their latest CD, Brand New Set Of Blues, due on May 15. The band comprises a former member of Lester Flatt's Nashville Grass and a Blue Grass

  • Ray Davis on All Things Considered

    The Weekend Edition of NPR News' All Things Considered, airing this evening (Saturday, May 3rd), will feature an interview with Ray Davis, who has just marked his 60th year of radio broadcasting. The program airs live from 5 to 6pm. (ET);

  • Ray Davis celebrates 60 years on radio

    Ray Davis, currently host of The Ray Davis Show on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, celebrates 60 years in broadcasting today (May 2). Davis joined WAMU in 1985 to host Saturday Bluegrass, and shared hosting duties for the weekday afternoon program, Bluegrass Country,

  • High Windy to release debut CD

    Western North Carolina-based bluegrass artists High Windy will release their debut project, A Greater Storm, May 20th on the Mountain Home label. Named for a sweeping ridge line near their home in Asheville, NC, High Windy is one of that area's