Bluegrass A La Carte (7/13)

The Dean of Bluegrass University
The Chicago Reader has a nice write up about Greg Cahill and his band Special Consensus, as they prepare to celebrate their 35th anniversary. Greg and his band were a big influence on me as a teenager in Kansas City. I caught their show anytime they came close to town. It’s hard to believe that was over 20 years ago!

Alison Brown interview
The Ashville Citizen-Times interviews Alison Brown about her new CD, The Company You Keep.

Indigo Girls go bluegrass with holiday recording

Really? Yes, really. “Recording a bluegrass-tinged album was something both women had wanted to do for quite a while, as both are big fans of the genre and the artistry of its players”