Her music is a mix of the bluegrass she grew up singing and the modern country style she works in currently. Caine grew up in North Carolina, but lives now near Charlottesville, VA.
She sent a track from each album for us to share with Bluegrass Blog readers. First up is Goin’ To Bethlehem, a track from the Christmas CD she is offering free online.
Goin’ To Bethlehem: [http://traffic.libsyn.com/thegrasscast/goin_to_bethlehem.mp3]
Kathryn tells us a bit about her attachment to bluegrass, both as a family heritage and through her ongoing collaboration with Andy Thacker, mandolinist with Walker’s Run, also based near Charlottesville.
I also grew up singing bluegrass with my family. My father was taught banjo by Little Roy Lewis.”
Far Away: [http://traffic.libsyn.com/thegrasscast/far_away.mp3]
Samples for the other tunes on Down Home Girl can be found in iTunes.