• Walls of Time – Mike Block

    To refer to cello player Mike Block as simply a virtuoso would seem to sell him short. A composer, educator, vocalist, and indeed a musical pioneer, his talents can’t be contained by any single  genre. His work spans any number of

  • Mama’s Biscuits – Kirby Heard

    Kirby Heard may be best described as a dedicated troubadour, one who journeyed from the urban environs of the Midwest to a small southern town. It tempers her music with a down-home perspective that sources the essence of essential bluegrass

  • Palatka Bluegrass Festival – Spring 2020

    Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle, and Jerry Salley at the Spring 2020 Palatka Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren Ernie and Debi Evans are now the promoters of the Spring Palatka Bluegrass Festival held at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka,

  • Load The Wagon – Junior Sisk

    Over the past few years, Junior Sisk has spent some time revamping his band and doubling down on the straightforward traditional sound his fans love. 2018’s Brand New Shade of Blue showed fans that even though Ramblers Choice was no

  • The Roses – Old Town Flood

    Old Town Flood make a formidable impression with their impressive debut offering, The Roses, a set of songs that finds melody absolutely on par with musicality. That in itself says something, considering the considerable talent the band appears to have

  • Florida winter bluegrass concerts

    Winter in Florida is always a time for bluegrass concerts. The past weekend was no exception. We were able to take in two of them in very different settings. The first was at the Leesburg Arts Center on Saturday evening. It

  • Hold On To Your Heart – Shannon Slaughter

    On January 24, Shannon Slaughter released a new album, Hold On To Your Heart, for Elite Circuit Records. On the following evening, Slaughter and County Clare (along with other personnel from the recording) convened at Nashville’s World Famous Station Inn