• The Place That I Call Home from Circus No. 9

    Bonfire Music Group is trumpeting the imminent release of their self-titled project for Circus No. 9 with a bluegrass single, The Place That I Call Home. The song was written by mandolinist and vocalist Thomas Cassell with Jon Weisberger, and the lyrics

  • James Reams passes

    James Reams - photo by Rick Bowman James Reams, who had dedicated his entire adult life to writing, recording, and performing bluegrass, died on June 17 at his home in Arizona after a six month battle with cancer. He was 66

  • Reverend’s Affair from Appalachian Smoke

    Appalachian Smoke is a relatively new bluegrass group from western North Carolina and Georgia, with a serious sound and some intriguing original material. While the members are still fairly young, they are all experienced players, singers, and songwriters with a

  • All I Need from Kenny & Amanda Smith

    Kenny & Amanda Smith have a new single to share, All I Need, the second from their upcoming album for which it is the title track. This talented husband-and-wife duo has been entertaining bluegrass lovers for two decades, ever since Kenny

  • 4th of July in My Hometown from Irene Kelley

    Writers Irene Kelley, Steve Cropper, and Justyna Kelley Irene Kelley has a new single to share, a perfect summertime song called 4th of July in My Hometown, with harmony vocals from country artist and TV personality Trisha Yearwood. It was written by Kelley

  • Riding the Boston and Maine from Nick Dumas

    Skyline Records has a second single today for bluegrass artist Nick Dumas, formerly mandolinist/vocalist with Special Consensus. Dumas left Special C when he married, and is now running a music and event center in Sturgeon Bay, WI with his wife. But

  • Route 55 from The Earl Brothers

    The Earl Brothers have released a new single, Route 55, a hypnotic banjo driven number in keeping with the description of their music as Hillbilly Twang. The Brothers are in fact one person, with the music emanating from the mind of