• It was a good year for Alice Gerrard

    2017 has been an excellent year for Alice Gerrard. The most significant aspect is her induction in Raleigh, North Carolina, with the late Hazel Dickens into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. Hazel and Alice were a pioneering female duo

  • On Top Of Old Smoky preview video

    The good folks with the Great Smoky Mountains Association have released a video preview of their third and most recent album of the traditional mountain music of the region. On Top Of Old Smoky - New Old Time Smoky Mountain Music includes

  • The Relevant Roots of the Legendary Alice Gerrard

    This profile of and interview with Alice Gerrard is a contribution from noted bluegrass songwriter, Louisa Branscomb, who also reviewed Gerrard's current release, Bittersweet, for Bluegrass Today. You can find out more about her music and songwriting clinics online. What’s the Kitchen Got

  • Bittersweet – Alice Gerrard

    This review is a contribution from Louisa Branscomb, one of bluegrass music's most prolific and celebrated songwriters. Do the math: a legendary singer-songwriter singing her own, plus a producer who understands the impressive scope of the material and how to render

  • Gospel Choices #1

    Here's another new feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from Peter Thompson, host of Bluegrass Signal on KALW. The five I've chosen are all from the wonderful world of bluegrass,