• 2023 Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival

    Wyatt Ellis with Bobby Osborne at the 2023 Jekyll Island fest - photo © Bill Warren The 2023 edition of the Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival is in the books, and it was a good one. Ernie and Debi Evans with Evans

  • Lost & Alone – Junior Sisk

    Junior Sisk has long since proven his prowess as one of the most credible and creative voice in the current bluegrass continuum. After all, he's been making music since the age of 14 and opening original material since the early

  • Thursday at Jekyll Island Bluegrass ’23

    Deeper Shade of Blue at the 2023 Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren The Evans Media Source winter festival season has started. Thursday opened the season on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Bluegrass fans have been gathering for the Jekyll

  • Timeless – The Burnett Sisters Band

    The Burnett Sisters from Boone, North Carolina are not easy to categorize in terms of a genre. Everything they do is within the acoustic realm of course, but it ranges from bluegrass and western swing, to gospel and even old-time

  • Friday night at the Woodbine Opry

    We are on our annual trip to Jekyll Island. One of the highlights of the trip each year is a visit to the Woodbine Opry on a Friday night. This year's visit found us there on the final Friday of

  • Back In Again – Kentucky Shine

    Kentucky Shine's name might seem to sum up all that needs to be said about the group's musical mantra, but at the same time, those who assume the handle says it all are shortchanging this varied and versatile combo. While

  • Railroad Town – Jr Williams

    One of my hands-down favorite songs from the past year was Jr Williams’s Railroad Town Without a Train, the poignant story of the closing of the Clinchfield railyards in Erwin, TN. Written by Tim Stafford and Thomm Jutz, the song

  • The Road Not Taken – Darren Beachley

    Darren Beachley is a recognizable force in bluegrass music. Known for his years as a member of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, as well as his leadership of the all star band, Darren Beachley & The Legends of the Potomac, The Road