• Dixie Bee-Liners head south

    The Dixie Bee-Liners could be seen as an anomaly in the rapidly expanding world of bluegrass and acoustic music - a male/female, singer/songwriter duo playing Appalachian-inflected original music with their band, originally from a base in New York City. On second

  • Richard Greene reissue on Rounder

    Fiddler Richard Greene established himself as among the leading lights on his instrument when his stellar Duets album was released on Rounder in 1977. Not that he wasn't already a major player. He had done his time with Bill Monroe's

  • Blue Moon Rising on the radio

    Blue Moon Rising will be all over the radio today - but not on your broadcast dial. First off, they will be Kyle Cantrell's guest on his Studio Special series on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14) all this

  • Rhonda Vincent video debuts today

    The first video from the new Rhonda Vincent CD (which we posted about last month) is scheduled to debut today (7/20) on CMT. The video is for the song Heartbreaker's Alibi, and features an appearance by Dolly Parton, who sings

  • Van Heffer clip on YouTube

    We just got a note from our buddy, Wichita Rutherford, alerting us to the fact that a clip from the VanHeffer movie could be viewed on YouTube. The movie, Van Heffer - a Bluegrass tribute to Ozzy Osbourne, was chosen as

  • Skaggs instrumental project in August

    If you have caught Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at a live performance this past year or so, you may have noticed that they have been including new instrumentals which Ricky has written in the show. The band has been

  • Audie Blaylock – plans for 2007

    There has been a great deal of speculation, and a fair amount of misinformation, concerning the status of Audie Blaylock & Redline. We reported back in April that Michael Cleveland had launched a group of his own called Flamekeeper, when

  • Valerie Smith – Wash Away Your Troubles

    Valerie and Liberty Pike are soon to release their first all gospel album Wash Away Your Troubles on Bell Buckle Records. Having also produced her first two projects, Patchwork Heart and Turtle Wings, Alan O' Bryant returns again to the

  • Alan Jackson CD not bluegrass

    We previously reported that Alison Krauss was producing a new CD by Alan Jackson that was said to be a bluegrass record. Alison did produce the new CD, but this morning we noticed a report on a Net Music Countdown