• Authentic – Band of Ruhks

    The best songs are, by nature, overtly entwined with sentiment. On their new Rebel Records album, Authentic, Band of Ruhks lives up to the disc’s title by sowing songs flush with shared feelings and, well, authentic emotion. A stirring mix of

  • Day 3 at Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies

    Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers at Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies This report from Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies is a contribution from Melanie Wilson, principal with Wilson Pickins Promotions. Day three of Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies in Pigeon Forge,

  • Day 1 – Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies

    This report from Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies is a contribution from Melanie Wilson, principal with Wilson Pickins Promotions. Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies 2019 kicked off with an energetic show packed full of well known tunes and comedic breaks from

  • A Musical Legacy – Mark O’Connor Band

    It’s hard to say anything about Mark O’Connor that hasn’t been said before. An award winning multi-instrumentalist, he’s been on the receiving end of countless kudos ever since he proved himself a teen prodigy in his adolescent years. For the

  • Late Night – Danny Bowers

    North Carolina banjo picker, Danny Bowers, has released a solo project entitled Late Night. Bowers, who is banjoist with Travis Frye and Blue Mountain, started playing music at age 10. According to Bowers, he is a pure-blooded banjo nerd. For