• Rockin’ Acoustic Circus at IBMA

    Watching Emma Hardin take the stage with her carbon-fiber cello was a solid clue that the assembled crowd was not about to see another Bluegrass Boys clone; a clue that proved to be delightfully correct in the ensuing 25 minutes.Eric

  • Cutting Through the Fog

    There might not be more aptly named pickers at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass this year than the Foghorn Stringband. At Monday night’s showcase performance, the quartet’s fiddle tunes on steroids cut through the haze of the Nashville Convention Center ballroom

  • Monday night showcases at WOB 2011

    Jett's Creek, a relatively new group - formed in 2008 by guitar player Jon McIntosh, and his daughter, lead vocalist Angie Young - opened the 2011 IBMA World of Bluegrass official showcases. They have released two recordings and have signed with Mountain