• Cold Harbor drops for Daniel Crabtree

    Bluegrass fans generally enjoy a well written Civil War song, and that's just what Daniel Crabtree has delivered with his latest single for Bell Buckle Records. In Cold Harbor, Crabtree paints a bleak picture of a day in 1864 with the

  • Ivan M. Tribe passes

    Ivan Tribe, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Rio Grande, scholar of Appalachian culture, and a renowned expert on traditional country and bluegrass music, passed away on Tuesday April 4, 2023, after a recent spell in hospital. He

  • Fool’s Gold drops for Broken Compass

    Broken Compass, the talented young jamgrass outfit turning heads all along the west coast, have just released their first studio recording, Fool's Gold, and have offered to share the title track with our readers in celebration. The band began as a

  • Toru Mitsui passes

    This remembrance of Japanese bluegrass artist and scholar Toru Mitsui is a contribution from Neil V. Rosenberg, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Folklore at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will also appear in Japan's Moon Shiner magazine. Toru Mitsui

  • Inch By Inch from Pam Gadd

    Pamm Gadd has a long history in bluegrass music as a player, singer, and songwriter. While many people's primary memory of Gadd was her time with Wild Rose in the late '80s and early '90s, she had been active in

  • This Train drops for Wood Box Heroes

    Today we get the second single from Wood Box Heroes, a new group of top Nashville pickers and singers, from their upcoming independently-produced debut project. The band was assembled by Kentucky-born songwriter and guitarist Josh Martin, who has the unrecognized distinction