• Raymond McLain interview in Bristol Herald

    The Bristol Herald Courier, which covers Bristol Tennessee and Virginia, plus the nearby cities of Johnson City and Jonesborough, TN, had a piece last Monday about the changing of the guard at East Tennessee State University's Bluegrass, Old Time &

  • Darin and Brooke on Stained Glass Bluegrass

    Darin & Brooke Aldridge will be featured guests on Sunday's (1/17) edition of Stained Glass Bluegrass on WAMU's Bluegrass Country. The show airs from 6:00-10:00 a.m. each Sunday morning. This week's focus will be on Darin and Brooke's new, self-titled CD

  • Josh Shilling – blogging for D’Addario

    Josh Shilling, lead singer and multi-instrumentalist for bluegrass bad boys Mountain Heart, is launching a new blog series for D'Addario. The blog will be a behind-the-scene look at life on the road with Mountain Heart. This is a fun-loving bunch of

  • Another online anniversary

    Our friend Ted Lehmann celebrated his third anniversary as a blogger on December 24, during which time he has provided coverage of bluegrass music and events all across the US. Along his wife, Irene, Ted has documented dozens of festivals

  • Dr. Ralph’s last hurrah?

    Ralph Stanley has been in the studio this month, working on a new album for Rebel Records, one which he has intimated may be his last. This will be an all-Gospel project, produced by his son Ralph Stanley II. Ralph is

  • Blue Highway at 15

    Blue Highway is zeroing in on the 15th anniversary of their very first live performance, which ocurred on New Year's Eve in 1994. At that time, Tim Stafford had just left his position with Alison Krauss, as had Shawn Lane his

  • Merry Christmas from Mountain Heart

    It's that time of year in the bluegrass world... Touring acts are finishing their live shows for the year and looking forward to spending time with their families. In the case of Mountain Heart, it's also silly season, as evidenced by

  • Gene Lowinger photo gallery online

    In September we drew attention to the excellent new book, I Hear A Voice Calling: A Bluegrass Memoir, written and illustrated by Gene Lowinger and published by the University of Illinois Press. In the book, Lowinger recounts his life in