• Self Titled – Spring Creek 45

    Spring Creek 45, a band comprised primarily of Alabama based musicians, came together in March 2023 to record an album of original music with a mostly traditional flavor. The resulting self-titled project on Common Loon Records captures the group's strong

  • Every Good Path – Chigger Hill Boys & Terri

    The Chigger Hill Boys & Terri have been presenting their own brand of bluegrass gospel music since 2001. Their ninth studio release, Every Good Path, is another display of the group’s originality. All thirteen songs on this project were either solely written

  • Life After Life – Mark and Maggie O’Connor

    Mark O'Connor's credentials are second to none in the world of traditional music. A triple Grammy winner and seven-time CMA Musician of the Year, he's an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist who is equally adept on fiddle, guitar, and mandolin. He's also made his

  • Self titled – Screamin’ Bridge

    Screamin' Bridge is a fairly new ensemble based in Eastern North Carolina. Formed in 2022, their self-titled debut release showcases their originality and multi-instrumentalism. The opening track, interestingly enough, has the same name as the group itself. As with all fifteen

  • 2024 Denton Bluegrass Festival report

    Cutter & Cash & Kentucky Grass at the 2024 Malpass Brothers Festival - photo © Sandy Hatley This past Wednesday night through Sunday morning, Denton FarmPark in central North Carolina was the place to be for great music, good fellowship, and

  • Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival

    The Historic Chautauqua Auditorium in Shelbyville, Illinois played host to the 2024 Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Music Festival on Friday and Saturday May 10-11.  The Festival opened up on Friday night with the host band Mackville followed by Joe Mullins

  • Kentucky Bluegrassed – Brit Taylor

    Suffice it to say, Kentucky Bluegrassed is true to its title. Born and raised in Eastern Kentucky's Appalachian Mountain region, Brit Taylor makes music that reflects the honesty, integrity and independence honed within her heritage. And yet, as one might