• Footprints In A Song – Circa Blue

    With their fine fifth album, West Virginia’s Circa Blue demonstrate once again why they’ve increasingly become the bluegrass band to watch over the course of the past several years. Adept in their arrangements and assured in their intents, the band

  • Borrowed Tyme – Borrowed Tyme Band

    It becomes very clear at the outset that the Borrowed Tyme Band have no interest in pushing the parameters. Their homespun harmonies and breezy homilies make it clear that they’re content to confine themselves to bluegrass’ traditional trappings, and recreating

  • Kids rule on Sunday at Grey Fox 2019

    Senior group with the Kid's Academy at Grey Fox 2019 - photo © Tara Linhardt As I walked around the campground early on Sunday morning at Grey Fox, I met Susan Byer, who is the present owner of Dancin' Dave's Festival Camping

  • Back to the Country – Merle Monroe

    First things first: Merle Monroe is no relation to Bill. By blood, that is. Musically, however, there are some definite influences from the Father of Bluegrass, as there are from the band’s other namesake, Merle Haggard. As you see, Merle

  • Thursday at the 2019 Marshall Bluegrass Festival

    Harbourtown at the 2019 Marshall Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Thursday marked the official kickoff of the Marshall Bluegrass Festival. Early week arrivals were treated to several activities like a euchre tournament, a Texas Hold’em tournament, bingo, cornhole, and

  • Saturday at Grey Fox 2019

    Billy Strings and Tommy Emmanuel at Grey Fox 2019 - photo © Tara Linhardt Saturday at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival was, of course, full of many activities with music all over the park. It was a hot day with equally

  • Friday at Grey Fox 2019

    Friday at Grey Fox had all sorts of activities for folks of all ages, starting with options for meditation, then yoga. There were workshops, kids activities, interviews, story telling, jams, and plenty of the bluegrass "Who's Who" on the stages.