Unless you're among the folks lucky enough to catch The Church Sisters live, you could be excused for not being aware of these talented teens. Sarah and Savannah Church are 16 year old twins, living in Danville, VA, and they
BrandyGrass from Brandy Miller
North Carolina teen banjo phenom Brandy Miller, winner of numerous banjo contests and a new Daughter of Bluegrass, has released her very first project, BrandyGrass, Volume 1. Clinging to her deep traditional roots, she chose ten enduring bluegrass gems (seven of
Looking Forward hits from The Bankesters
The latest album from the singing Bankesters, Looking Forward, hit on June 1. As always, it features Phil and Dorene Bankester and their trio of talented daughters, Melissa, Emily and Alysha. Or, I should say, this project features the trio. Their earlier
Daniel Mullins sent along this gallery of images from last weekend's Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival.
The Boxcars CD this month
I just heard from Adam Steffey, who tells us that The Boxcars' second Mountain Home CD, All In, is set for release later this month. This much-anticipated sophomore project will feature Adam on mandolin along with fellow Boxcars Ron Stewart
New Boxcars CD almost done
I caught up yesterday with Adam Steffey, who filled me in on the two biggest events in his life these days. Make that three! His twin sons, Riley and A.P., are occupying much of his energy, but he's also been carving
Mark Twain – Words & Music
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), was an American author and humorist better known by his pen-name Mark Twain. He is best known for his novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published in 1876) and its sequel Adventures
Adam, Tina, Andrew and Riley
We got a few more details - and some photos - from Adam Steffey, who is in a bit of a fog following the birth of his twin sons yesterday. He tells us that Andrew Page and Riley Carter Steffey were born
Two more Steffeys!
Adam and Tina Steffey's twins were born earlier today. The boys and Tina are doing well - don't know about Adam. We'll post photos as soon as we get them. Congrats to the rapidly expanding Steffey clan!
Kenny Smith – Return
One of the most enjoyable recordings I've discovered this year is Kenny Smith's latest, an instrumental guitar project called Return. The project is special in a number of ways. First of all, it's the first album from Kenny since his 1997