• Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018

    2018 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion - photo by Teresa Gereaux Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion celebrated its 18th year, September 21-23. Rhythm and Roots takes over downtown Bristol with four major outdoor stages, one on State Street, where half the

  • Weekend scene at FloydFest Wild ’18

    Matt Cornette with The Lil Smokies at FloydFest 2018 - photo by Teresa Gereaux Saturday and Sunday of FloydFest 2018 brought several bluegrass groups to the Dreaming Creek Main Stage. On Saturday, South Hill Banks and Horseshoes and Hand Grenades kicked

  • Music kicks off at FloydFest 2018

    South Hill Banks at FloydFest 2018 - photo by Teresa Gereaux FloydFest '18 is under way. Weather has been great so far and all sorts of musical options await for the rest of the weekend. The first days have included several

  • Photos from HoustonFest 2018

    Teresa Gereaux captured these fine photos of the 2018 HoustonFest at Felts Park in Galax, VA this past weekend. The festival served as the kickoff for the Mountains Of Music Homecoming, running through the rest of this week in dozens

  • Emi Sunshine – new music with an old sound

    At 13 years old, Emi Sunshine is already an accomplished singer, musician and songwriter. She’s a fresh face in Americana music, yet her sound is classic country. Bluegrass Today caught up with Emi at The Festy Experience last month. In addition

  • Festy 2017 report, part un

    The Infamous Stringdusters and Sam Bush Band jam at the 2017 Festy Experience - photo by Teresa Gereaux This is the first of two reports on this year's Festy. We'll also have a lovely photo essay and report from Gina Proulx

  • Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2017

    The Infamous Stringdusters at the 2017 Rhythm & Roots Reunion - photo by Teresa Gereaux Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion was true to its roots. There was one moment from the Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys set on Sunday afternoon

  • ROMP rocks out for the 13th time

    Hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Museum, ROMP Fest 2016 delivered another fine round of bluegrass music for its 13th year. The music and the weather in Owensboro, KY was best described as hot! Thursday music kicked off with two Hall

  • AKUS & Willie in concert

    Alison Krauss and Union Station came to the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, VA with Willie Nelson and Family and played to nearly 5,000 fans on May 13. Add the opening band, Devil Makes Three, just nominated for Americana Music