• Stetson & Cia Pare It Back

    There are a couple of broad hints that suggest listeners are in for something different on the new EP from Stetson Adkisson and Cia Cherryholmes, which is titled Stetson & Cia. The first is a quotation on the CD jacket from

  • Chronology – Lonesome River Band

    In their latest project, Chronology - Vol 1, the Lonesome River Band has undertaken a daunting task. The current edition of the band has chosen to mark LRB's 30th anniversary by re-recording a sample of material from its past catalogue.

  • Intrepid Jim Hurst Flies Solo

    When I met Jim Hurst for the first time last summer, I was almost surprised to discover he has just two hands. He sure plays guitar like he has a couple of extras, using a blend of flat picking and

  • Lay Down Lay Low – The Steel Wheels

    With a sound sitting comfortably between Old Crow Medicine Show and newer forms of bluegrass, The Steel Wheels of Harrisonburg, VA provide a unique listening experience. Comprised of four guys with backgrounds ranging from Mennonite Gospel quartets to concert bands

  • Sunday Never Comes from Jackstraw

    Since their formation some 15 years ago, the Portland, Oregon based band Jackstraw has released five albums and traveled the country performing their own brand of acoustic music. Now, with some personnel changes including brand new member Cory Goldman (formally

  • The Touch of Time

    With his recent CD, The Touch of Time, Bill Emerson and his Sweet Dixie bandmates add to a legacy he began over a half-century ago as a founding member of the Country Gentlemen. This new release from Rural Rhythm Records