• Pieces – Jason Barie

    First… a bit of background… According to his website, Jason Barie grew up in Florida, picked up his first fiddle at the age of 10, took classical music lessons beginning in the fifth grade, learned to play bluegrass at a local music

  • Time To Love – Donna Ulisse

    While the sound and spirit of Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton appear to inform every note and nuance that inspire Donna Ulisse’s vocals, the singer herself has no need to lean on any comparisons whatsoever. Winner of the

  • 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,