• California Report – AJ Lee & Blue Summit

    AJ is nine-time winner of the Northern California Bluegrass Society Female Vocalist of the Year. She’s the mandolinist and leader of the band Blue Summit, described on their website as, “A genre-fluid bluegrass band and remarkable group of young musicians

  • Winners in the 2014 Northern California Bluegrass Awards

    This past weekend the Northern California Bluegrass Awards were held in Redwood City, CA. These honors are distributed annually by the Northern California Bluegrass Society during their Bluegrass On Broadway festival. Bluegrass traditionalists Bean Creek were the big winners, taking the Best

  • Another Side from The Tuttles & AJ Lee

    On Monday we had a review of Endless Ocean, the new CD from The Tuttles with A.J. Lee. Today, we have a couple of videos where they show their stuff live. The band includes Jack Tuttle with his three talented children (Molly,

  • Northern California Bluegrass Award winners announced

    Here's an interesting twist on the ongoing battle between bluegrass traditionalists and big-tenters. At this past weekend's Northern California Bluegrass Awards in Redwood City (just south of San Francisco), there was a tie in the balloting for Best Bluegrass Band. The vote was