• American Revival Tour—The Home Stretch

    Casey Henry has agreed to send us occasional updates from The American Revival Tour, where she is performing with Dixie Bee-Liners. Also on the tour are Sierra Hull & Highway 111 and headliners Uncle Earl. Here is Casey’s report. Do you remember

  • American Revival Tour – Week 1

    Casey Henry has agreed to send us occasional updates from The American Revival Tour, where she is performing with Dixie Bee-Liners. Also on the tour are Sierra Hull & Highway 111 and headliners Uncle Earl. Here is Casey's report. The arrival of

  • Claire Lynch Sings Crowd Favorites

    Our UK correspondent, Richard F. Thompson, shares this review. Claire Lynch has recorded five CDs for the Rounder label previously. The latest, Crowd Favorites (Rounder 0600), consists of several songs in a 'best of' collection that in typical fashion these

  • Cedar Hill on Poverty Row

    Our UK correspondent, Richard F Thompson, shares this review. Cedar Hill is renowned for its adherence to the ultra-traditional style of bluegrass and nothing much has changed with the group's switch from Hay Holler Records to the recently-formed Blue Circle Records

  • Benny Williams remembered

    Our UK correspondent, Richard F Thompson, remembers Benny Williams, and recounts his long, and largely unheralded career in bluegrass and country music. Benjamin Horace "Benny" Williams: March 28, 1931 - October 11, 2007. Benny Williams died earlier this month in St Thomas

  • Bluegrass on Fox – week 2

    This report comes from Casey Henry, a banjo player and writer living in Nashville, TN. She performed the past few years with her brother, Chris, in The Two Stringers, now disbanded. Both Cliff Wagner and the Old #7 and the Clark

  • Bristol honors radio history

    Richard Thompson has a put together a fine report on the renaming ceremonies in Bristol honoring WCYB. Gary Reid of Copper Creek Records and Penny Parsons of the Penny Parsons Company also contributed to this story. The Farm and Fun Time

  • Lou Martin – Opus 3 Now Available

    Richard Thompson, our enterprising British corespondent, has found a mandolin gem he recommends to eight stringers worldwide. Lou Martin, born 1944, mandolin disciple of both Bill Monroe and Ralph Rinzler, has published his third book devoted to the teaching and understanding

  • A manifesto for artistic self-liberation

    This post is a contribution from David McCarty, a music journalist, songwriter and musician who writes regularly for Bluegrass Unlimited and Flatpicking Guitar magazines, and performs as a member of The Hot Club of Naptown. Your comments are welcome -

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