• The Way These Things Go – FY5

    After three previous albums, the Colorado based band that refers to itself as FY5 — the “F” and”Y” refer to the last names of the group's two principals, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Finders, and bassist, vocalist Erin Youngberg —

  • Blue Ox Music Festival 2019

    Being a fan of bluegrass and Americana music, Blue Ox Music Festival has been on my radar for a few years, but it wasn’t until this year that I was able to actually experience it. The lineup for the festival consistently

  • Wayne Henderson Festival celebrates 25 years

    This past Saturday marked 25 years that southwestern Virginia guitar maker/picker and National Heritage Award recipient, Wayne C. Henderson, held his music festival which features a guitar competition, local and international talent, and a Henderson-built guitar raffle to raise funds

  • High Road at the Gospel Barn

    The Gospel Barn is one of those hidden gems for music in Michigan. The Gospel Barn began its life in 1974 in Hillsdale, Michigan and continues with Gospel shows on Saturday nights from mid-April through early November. The Barn presents

  • Carolina Banjo – Mary Z Cox

    Mary Z Cox’s latest entry, Carolina Banjo, opens with the rousing strains of Foggy Mountain Clawhammer and never lets up in terms of its freewheeling finesse.  The fact that Cox’s main instrument of choice is banjo, the otherwise alluring Got No