• Blue Side Of Me from Jeff Brown

    Mountain Fever has another new CD out today, Blue Side Of Me, from Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome. Brown is a powerful vocalist, with a sound reminiscent of Larry Sparks, with whom he once worked, and the great Ralph Stanley, who

  • Building Bridges – The Snyder Family

    Over the past several months, we’ve written several times about the Generation Bluegrass films, which feature a number of young, up-and-coming bluegrass musicians, including several family bands which have seen their music reach a wider audience since the premiere of

  • Gypsy Runaway Train – The Roys

    With their past two releases, as well as their appearances on such TV shows as Country’s Family Reunion and Song of the Mountains, The Roys have become known for their light, often uplifting, country-style bluegrass. With their new album, Gypsy

  • New Primitive – Adam Steffey

    Not many people can claim to be multi-IBMA award winners; even fewer have nine Mandolin Player of the Year trophies sitting at home. Adam Steffey, currently of the Boxcars and formerly of Alison Krauss and Union Station, as well as

  • Blue Ruin – Head For The Hills

    There are certain instruments you can always expect to see listed in the credits of a bluegrass album. Banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and bass are all usuals, along with the occasional dobro, and even drums in more progressive groups. However,

  • Toogaroo – Covered Grass

    It’s always difficult to know what to expect when you hear that a bluegrass band is made up of people who have no background in bluegrass music. Will the album simply be covers of old classics? Pop music with banjo? Or,

  • Second Time Around – Jason Davis

    If you've caught a Junior Sisk show this past few years, or heard his last two records, you know what a blistering banjo picker he has in Jason Davis. This month, at the age of 23, Davis is seeing his second

  • Powerlines – Mustered Courage

    Most artists who make the leap from another genre to bluegrass come from country, old time, or perhaps Christian/Gospel music. It’s not often you hear of a bluegrass band that started out in hip-hop, but for Australian group Mustered Courage,