• Fast Track at Kentuckians of Michigan

    Fast Track at the Kentuckians of Michigan (9/1/23) - photo © Bill Warren Fast Track spent the Labor Day weekend performing in Canada. They passed through Detroit on Friday evening and stopped at the Kentuckians of Michigan and did a show. The

  • Sweet Rain – Painted Mandolin

    A group comprised of four music veterans, Painted Mandolin is the brainchild of singer, and mandolin, fiddle, and hand and mouth percussionist Joe Craven, a onetime member of the Garcia/Grisman Band whose additional credits include work with Stephane Grappelli and

  • Kentucky for Me – Dale Ann Bradley

    Dale Ann Bradley’s career has taken her many places since she burst onto the bluegrass scene with her 1997 debut album, East Kentucky, and her new album, Kentucky for Me, comes full circle to remind us that her heart has

  • Appalachian Reign Remembered – Appalachian Reign

    From 1975-1984, Tom Knowles and his band Appalachian Reign were fixtures in the Washington, DC bluegrass scene. Performing primarily at local night spots and festivals on the East Coast, Appalachian Reign consisted of various instrumentalists and vocalists throughout their nine

  • 2023 Brown County Bluegrass Festival wrap up

    Russel Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out at the '23 Brown County Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren The 31st annual Brown County Bluegrass Festival is complete. Edgar Loudermilk and his staff are to be congratulated on another successful festival. Yes it

  • Self Titled – Jeremy Rilko

    Jeremy Rilko’s initial interest in the banjo, and bluegrass music in general, began after four years in the Air Force, followed by a subsequent stint at Western Michigan University. Between his studies, he found time to attend various bluegrass festivals,

  • Thursday at the Brown County Bluegrass Festival

    Lonesome River Band at the 2023 Brown County Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren After some late night/early morning storminess Thursday turned sunny, hot, and humid at the 2023 Brown County Bluegrass Festival. Every band went on stage damp and