• Worship With Me – Vic Graves

    Worship With Me is a new recording from Vic Graves. Best known for his stint playing dobro with the bluegrass gospel group, New Road, the Speedwell, Tennessee native now performs solo and has released a gospel CD consisting of ten

  • Wonderland – Martha Spencer

    Martha Spencer’s approach to old time music is as authentic as her life itself. Growing up in the mountains of Virginia, she was raised around various forms of Appalachian sounds. Her life and musical experience has helped her write new

  • What You Need To Prove – Thomas Cassell

    Thomas Cassell possesses a formidable resume. A founding member of the East Tennessee progressive bluegrass band, Circus No. 9, he was accorded the 2020 IBMA Momentum Instrumentalist of the Year award, 2021 National Mandolin honors and, in 2016, the RockyGrass Mandolin

  • Debut Blue Highway Fest report

    2022 Blue Highway Fest in Big Stone Gap, VA - photo © Jeromie Stephens This review of the initial Blue Highway Fest is a contribution from Lisa Brewer, a legal assistant at the fourth-generation law firm of Brewer & Brewer, PLLC

  • Jubilation – Appalachian Road Show

    This review of Jubilation, the new album from Appalachian Road Show on Billy Blue Records, is a contribution from Mason Via, a strong young bluegrass singer and songwriter, currently working with Old Crow Medicine Show. The album opens with the warm

  • Quiet Country Town – Wildfire

    For over twenty years Wildfire has been known for their stylistic blend of country tinged bluegrass along with more traditional sounds. Their latest effort, Quiet Country Town, brings together original material alongside the band’s interpretations of underutilized material from the

  • All In Time – Acoustic Syndicate

    Their handle aside, Acoustic Syndicate have never settled for any single strictly defined sound. Given their seamless fusion of bluegrass, roots, rock and other seemingly disparate genres, the band never fails to offer the unexpected when it comes to shifting