• Two reissue sets due from Rebel

    Rebel Records has announced the release in early May of two new collections of music from their archives. The first of these is The Best Of The Vetco Years from Dave Evans & River Bend (REB-7519) drawn from the LP's-worth of

  • Country Gentlemen Reunion Band CD

    The Country Gentlemen Reunion Band has announced the release of their self-titled CD on RadioTherapy Records, a new label established by Martha and Eddie Adcock. The Country Gentlemen Reunion Band features Randy Waller, son of Charlie Waller, who, like his father,

  • 2008 Telluride update

    We reported initial details about the Telluride festival just before Christmas. Now we are able to bring further information about the four-day event. With feet of snow falling on the peaks above Telluride, it's time to start dreaming about the

  • Review: The Virginia Ramblers

    The Virginia Ramblers are, without wanting to seem unkind, in three parts the residue from the Alvin Breeden-led Virginia Cutups. Guitarist Charles Frazier, Donnie Shifflett (upright bass) and Jeff Vogelsang (mandolin) are well-steeped in playing bluegrass in the fashion

  • James King – Gardens in the Sky

    Rounder Records has posted information on its website about the forthcoming release of a new CD by James King. Titled Gardens in the Sky: The Bluegrass Gospel of James King (Rounder 0595), the album is scheduled for release on May

  • Sierra Hull spreads her wings

    Sierra Hull, the prodigious young singer and mandolin player, who has a debut Rounder album, Secrets, set for release on May 6, has landed a part in the film about Billy Graham's early life, currently being shot on location in

  • Review – Music Of Coal

    Music Of Coal - Various Artists (Lonesome Records & Publishing CD 071); two CDs with 70 page book, released in 2007 The work of coal miners has long been commemorated in song, disasters have led to contemporaneous ballad type songs and