• How I Hear It – Jeremy Stephens

    Jeremy Stephens, primarily known to bluegrass audiences as the front man for the rising ensemble, High Fidelity, has stepped out front and center for his second solo release on Rebel Records. How I Hear It is a collection of material

  • Happy Again – Bill & The Belles

    Sometimes titles can be misleading, or even a misnomer. That's clearly the case with Bill & The Belles' deceptively titled sophomore set, Happy Again. At first, the discrepancy isn't very obvious other than the fact that it's in parenthesis; the group's giddy

  • Good News – Fast Track

    Fast Track quickly captured the attention of traditional bluegrass fans last year with their self-titled debut album, keeping the radio airwaves hot with several fine singles. For the band's second effort, Engelhardt Music Group has just released a ten-track Gospel

  • Roundtable – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

    Some artists are recognized for their prowess and proficiency. That's natural of course. However, there are also the rarified few who are known for their absolute passion and purpose, a commitment to the cause that assures the fact that every

  • Grit & Polish – Mark Schatz & Bryan McDowell

    Curtailed from touring by the pandemic, multi-instrumentalists Mark Schatz and Bryan McDowell, both former members of the Claire Lynch Band, opted instead to retreat Schatz’s basement recording studio and cut thirteen tracks that provide a fine representation of combined dexterity

  • 2021 Norwalk Music Festival is underway

    The Norwalk Music Festival in northern Ohio is dedicated to raising money for Alzheimer's research, as promoter Kurt Hickman lost his father to this devastating disease. Bluegrass fans from several states gather for this event each year. The stage show kicked off