CMT feature on The Station Inn

The Station InnHere’s an interesting story that I missed while I was out of town last week. put up a nice feature last Wednesday on Nashville’s long-time bluegrass headquarters, The Station Inn.

Since the club first began promoting bluegrass shows in the early 1980s, it has been the unquestioned hot spot for bluegrass fans and artists in and around Nashville. Even mid week shows at the unassuming night spot can find well known bluegrass luminaries on stage, or in the audience.

“I had heard about that place as a kid, and I remember the first time I went — on a Sunday night,” says Alison Krauss. “I was 13, and all the pillars of that community were out that night. It’s the place where everybody wants to go play. I don’t even know how many times we’ve played it as a band, but it was a really big deal to get to play there.”

Read the full article at

Any time you head to Nashville, it’s worth checking The Station Inn calendar and heading over for a nosh and some tunes. You never know who you’ll see!

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.