• Fox Hollow Memories – Troy Engle

    On his latest album, Fox Hollow Memories, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Troy Engle offers up a series of sweet sentiments, inspired by the time spent writing and hanging with the great Ton T Hall at Hall's Franklin Tennessee farm, Fox

  • Fiddle Camp with Jana Jae in Oklahoma

    Labor Day is traditionally that last opportunity before Old Man Winter visits for family gatherings/reunions, cookouts, lake time and Jana Jae's Fiddle Camp in Grove, OK. While the COVID has many music venues shut down, Jae decided she could make Fiddle Camp happen

  • Against all odds – SamJam 2020

    2020 has been a devastating year for bluegrass festivals, entertainers, and promoters, just to mention a few in the industry. With COVID-19 taking its toll on our great music, deep in southern Ohio, on the edge of Appalachia, Pike County

  • Fast Track – Fast Track

    Fast Track is technically a new band – they've just released their debut, self-titled album from Engelhardt Music Group – but the members themselves should be familiar faces to most bluegrass fans. Formed from members of David Parmley's Cardinal Tradition

  • Camp Springs Bluegrass Festival 2020 a go

    Cody Johnson, with sign depicting his dad, the late Bill Johnson, as he appeared in Bluegrass Country Soul. It happened! Cody and Donna Johnson, new owners of Camp Springs Bluegrass Park, labored diligently throughout the spring and summer, and were allowed to

  • Gasoline – Grain Thief

    Given its unpretentious posture and makeshift inception, Grain Thief's new album, Gasoline, might have reason to offer the impression that it's as volatile as its title implies. Written on the run — in the midst of late night parties, airplane flights,

  • Old Road, New Again – The Dillards

    The influence of the Dillard brothers on the ever-evolving trajectory of modern bluegrass can never be underestimated. One of the prime ensembles that ushered in the merging of that traditional tapestry with a contemporary sound, championed by such '60s standbys