• Harlan County – Natalie Tomlinson

    Natalie Tomlinson is a young fiddler from southeastern Kentucky. For the last few years she has performed as a member of Sunrise Ridge, and just recently joined the cast of the Hatfield McCoy Dinner Feud in Pigeon Forge, TN. Her

  • Stress Dreams – Greensky Bluegrass

    Confronted by the problems and perils brought on by the pandemic and all the other issues that they and everyone else have been forced to deal with recently, Greensky Bluegrass' aptly named opus, Stress Dreams, manages to find hope in

  • YeeHaw Music Fest 2022

    The Friday show at YeeHaw kicked off with two Florida bands. The first – Sandy Back Porch – is from the Orlando area. They give a mix of bluegrass and traditional country music. They can be seen on many venues

  • Thursday at the 2022 YeeHaw Music Fest

    The Farm Hands at the 2022 YeeHaw Music Fest - photo © Bill Warren The 2022 YeeHaw Music Fest kicked off on Thursday at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center. This is an Evans Media Source festival, produced and promoted by Ernie and

  • Borrowed Time – Joe Troop

    Best known up until now as the banjo player and chief provocateur for the band Che Apalache, Joe Troop took heart with the arrival of 2021, thanks to the election of a new president and hope that a series of

  • 22nd year for The Woodbine Opry

    We made our annual visit to The Woodbine Opry in Georgia this past Friday evening for the first show of their 22nd year. They have done more than thousand shows in 21 years! This effort is completely supported by donations. Bill Garlen

  • Been A Long Time – Si Kahn

    Si Kahn's sadly overlooked 1997 bluegrass classic, Been a Long Time, gets a reboot nearly 25 years after it was originally issued, a belated attempt to make up for that fact that it languished in obscurity due to the lack of

  • Dave’s Dozen – My 2021 Favorites

    It’s time for the annual challenge: Picking my "dozen" favorite bluegrass recordings for the previous year. First, the usual cautions. This list is obviously very subjective, just one guy's opinion. The list represents my favorites, not necessarily the best. And it's