• 2023 Bluegrass in La Roche report

    The Truffle Valley Boys at Bluegrass in La Roche 2023 - photo © Elliot Siff Hello bluegrass friends. This past week I had the pleasure of attending the Bluegrass in La Roche festival in the French Alps. Recently nominated for the

  • Fortis – Patrick McAvinue

    It’s been four years since we’ve had a solo release from renowned fiddler, Patrick McAvinue. His newest project, Fortis, is filled with creativity and deftness, both of which sum up McAvinue's style of fiddling. Fortis is an EP containing six songs, half of which

  • Wendy Smith’s 90th birthday party

    What does one do after a big weekend at a bluegrass festival? You jump in the camper, drive home, take a quick shower, and head for a local legend's 90th birthday party. Wendy Smith has been a major part of the bluegrass scene

  • City of Gold – Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway

    Molly Tuttle has become one of bluegrass music's greatest forces. As the reigning GRAMMY winner for the Recording Academy's Best Bluegrass Album category, Tuttle continues to win over fans with her enchanting vocals, virtuosic guitar work, and compelling originality as

  • Darryl Mosley — A Life Well Lived

    There's something to be said for maintaining an optimistic attitude. Not surprisingly then, A Life Well Lived, Daryl Mosley's latest on Pinecastle Records, lives up to its title and provides more than a hint of nostalgia and some guaranteed good

  • Marshall Bluegrass Festival 2023

    Marshall All-Star Band closes out the 2023 Marshall Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Friday and Saturday were big days at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival in Michigan. A couple of thunderstorms blew through, but didn’t hit during any activities. The

  • Thursday at the The Marshall Bluegrass Festival

    Edgar Loudermilk Band at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival (7/27/23) - photo © Bill Warren The 2023 edition of the Marshall Bluegrass Festival in Michigan officially kicked off Thursday, though promoter Jeremie Cole has provided activities all week for the early arriving

  • Uncommon Sky – Rick Faris

    Rick Faris has been increasingly gaining momentum these last few years as one of bluegrass music's premier talents. His third solo release, Uncommon Sky, casts an even greater focus on his compositional abilities, while continuing to demonstrate his masterful vocals and musicianship. The