• A Little Bit of Living from Marty Raybon

    Marty Raybon has been absent from the bluegrass scene this past few years, spending his time on the road with a reunited Shenandoah, celebrating the 35th anniversary with the country group that brought him to worldwide acclaim. But his return

  • 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