• 2019 Parkfield Bluegrass Festival

    In the California bluegrass world, the CBA Father’s Day Festival gets most of the ink. But fear not, bluegrass fans, there’s a wonderful Mother’s Day bluegrass festival held every year in the heart of California earthquake country. The picturesque hamlet

  • New Freedom Blues – Town Mountain

    Like Steep Canyon Rangers, Town Mountain makes an upward climb from bluegrass basics to yet another pinnacle. The two bands share a propensity for bending boundaries whenever it suits their purposes, a tack taken by means of their superior songwriting

  • Music Never Dies – All in for Byron

    February 24, 2019, the heartbeat of bluegrass in Guthrie, OK was shattered. An unforgiving wind drove the flames as they engulfed a flower shop on E Oklahoma Street, and moved them into the music store and concert hall next door.

  • Recap of another amazing MerleFest

    MerleFest Veterans set on Watson Stage at MerleFest on April 27, 2019 - photo by Alisa B. Cherry Some festivals are known for their music. Others for the legacy they’ve left behind. And a few can be counted on for both. Put

  • The Hard Way – Dale Ann Bradley

    Dale Ann Bradley has become a staple of several musical trends over the course of her career — bluegrass, Americana, grassicana, and most of the rootsier sounds that lie in-between. Indeed, if she’s yet to receive the full recognition that