• This Time video from The Jaywalkers

    The Jaywalkers, an alt-bluegrass trio from the north west of England, have a new album coming in November. A talented young band, they perform the original music written by mandolinist Mike Giverin, supported by Jay Bradberry on fiddle and lead vocals, and

  • Greasy Coat video from Hogslop String Band

    The wild and wooly Hogslop String Band has released a live video shot while they were recording their most recent album, Volume Two: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions, at The Bomb Shelter in Nashville. It's a raucous version of the old time

  • Allegheny Town video from Missy Raines

    Compass Records has released a second single/video from Missy Raines' new album, Royal Traveller. This is her first largely bluegrass project in some time, and it was warmly received by audiences in Raleigh last month during the World of Bluegrass

  • Brandywine Friends donate festival audio to ETSU

    The Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, who have hosted the annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival since 1972, have recently donated their entire collection of audio recordings to the Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee

  • Dorrigo video from David Benedict

    David Benedict, mandolinist with Mile Twelve, continues to tease us with tracks from his upcoming album, The Golden Angle, ahead of its October 26 release. The record is a compendium of contemporary mandolin music, all composed by Benedict, that includes

  • Your Love video from Backline

    Backline, a young bluegrass group from Spartanburg, South Carolina, has released a music video for their second single from their debut album for Poor Mountain Records. Your Love was written by their guitarist, and primary songwriter, Katelyn Ingardia. She also sings this

  • Doyle Lawson talks Ira Louvin’s mandolin

    Katy caught up with Doyle Lawson a couple of weeks ago at the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival to talk about one of his most prized possessions, an old mandolin that once belonged to Ira Louvin. He doesn't normally travel with

  • Glory Bound drops for The Wooks

    These days, most of the alt-bluegrass, or grassicana, bands come from the Pacific Northwest, Canada, or the big cities of the upper midwest. But The Wooks developed their unique contemporary sound in the Bluegrass State, and then took it to