• Huck Finn festival under new management

    For 37 years, Don and Barbara Tucker had run the Huck Finn Jubilee in south central California on Father's Day weekend. For most of its tenure, their bluegrass festival was held at the Mojave Narrows Regional Park in Victorville, but after Don passed

  • Sierra Hull in Jerusalem

    Sierra Hull and her talented band are in the middle of a two week world tour that will take them pretty much around the globe. While they are traveling, Sierra promises to send reports and photos as often as she can.

  • Russ Carson gets the nod

    When we reported in March that Russ Carson had been picked as the new banjo picker with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, we noted that he officially was coming on board on a 90 day trial basis. Those of us well familiar

  • Mind Over Matter trailer from G2

    G2 travelled from their native Sweden in April to record their next album, Mind Over Matter, in Nashville. Previous projects had been tracked in Sweden, so this was a major change. Instead of recording a song here or there as

  • Never Does video from Head For The Hills

    Here's an interesting video from Head For The Hills, one of the several acoustic string bands using the ensemble format common to bluegrass or old time music to perform original material more inclined to pop or indie rock. The song is Never

  • Dolly Parton talks Blue Smoke

    Dolly Parton's new release, Blue Smoke, isn't really a bluegrass album, though she does include a number of songs with a grassy feel. Among them are the all-time favorite, Banks Of The Ohio, Bob Dylan's Don't Think Twice, which has

  • The Boxcars with J.D. Crowe

    Here's a bluegrass match made in heaven, for those of you who were unable to attended the first annual Five String Fest in North Carolina earlier this month. J.D. Crowe sat in with The Boxcars, and the folks at Mountain Home