• Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass 2014

    Sevier County is a unique spot in East Tennessee. The cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg - each well under 10,000 in population - exist almost solely as tourist destinations. Think of a beach town without the beach -

  • AKUS & Willie in concert

    Alison Krauss and Union Station came to the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, VA with Willie Nelson and Family and played to nearly 5,000 fans on May 13. Add the opening band, Devil Makes Three, just nominated for Americana Music

  • Saturday at HoustonFest 2014

    Saturday marked the second and final day of HoustonFest 2014, bringing an even larger crowd to Felts Park in Galax, Virginia. The Generation Bluegrass Youth Project opened the Main Stage followed by the Snyder Family who could be seen jamming

  • Friday at HoustonFest 2014

    In 2010 the bluegrass community lost a young solider, banjo player and fireman, Houston Caldwell. His love for the banjo and dedication to his community through his service is remembered and celebrated each year at HoustonFest, held at Felts Park, in

  • 2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

    I’ve recently returned from Durango, Colorado, where I found the 20th Anniversary of the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown to have the intimacy, talent, and entertaining times that attendees have come to know and trust. In regard to intimacy, the festival hosts shows

  • Bluegrass Show Opens WAMU’s New Theater

    It’s a lot smaller than the Grand Ole Opry, but if Katy Daley and her colleagues have their way, WAMU’s Black Box Theater in Washington, D.C., will become another must-listen setting for live broadcasts of bluegrass music in front of

  • Friday at the Roscoe Canady fest

    Friday started out with a fishing tournament in the campground pond. One fisherman caught two bass and a catfish. Our emcee this weekend is Jo Odom. The music started in the afternoon with the Palmetto Ramblers from Florida. They were followed by the

  • Roscoe Canady Memorial pics

    Bluegrassers love to pick and they love to eat! Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday saw lots of jamming and even more eating at the Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Waldo, FL Tuesday evening was corn bread and soup beans night followed