• Artist2Artist: Barry Waldrep – Play Banjo!

    Baseball is a game of lineage more so than its other pro-sport peers. Stakeholders of this pastime value a certain overlapping of eras, strategies and philosophies that links together generations of the game. Similarly, stakeholders of bluegrass music value their own

  • On This Day #31 – The Churchmen

    On This Day …………. June 8, 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the formation of The Churchmen, a bluegrass Gospel band based in Collinsville, Virginia. The original members of The Churchmen were Freddy Rakes (banjo), Keith Clark (guitar), Jeff Mills (bass) and

  • On This Day #29

    ...return to page 1 In 1962, Wiseman played at Carnegie Hall on a bill headlined by Johnny Cash; Wiseman earned top reviews in The New York Times. That same year Wiseman left Dot Records for Capitol Records where he cut both bluegrass

  • Artist2Artist – Laurie Lewis – Be The Wind

    This month’s edition of Artist2Artist finds Lisa Jacobi looking at the wider landscape of bluegrass music. Lisa was inspired by her discussion with musical artist Laurie Lewis. Their complete interview can be heard in the podcast below. What do you think is the

  • Mac Wiseman remembers 70 years in music

    Last week the Country Music Association announced that Mac Wiseman will be inducted into the 2014 class of their Country Music Hall of Fame. It's a long overdue recognition for a man that helped found the organization in 1958, and