• Big bluegrass doin’s at Berklee

    This past weekend was a big one for bluegrass at the Berklee College of Music. Not only did the school award Alison Krauss an honorary doctorate, and feature some of their talented bluegrass students and recent graduates in the big

  • New Jerry Douglas album in June

    Reso-guitar sensation Jerry Douglas has a new album set for a June release. Like most of his recent projects, Traveler will feature a mix of his instrumental compositions with vocal interpretations by an eclectic group of singers. And he'll be using

  • Alison Krauss to be honored at Berklee

    The Berklee College of Music is in the habit of handing out honorary degrees as a part of their annual commencement ceremony, as are many colleges and universities around the world. Of course, Berklee selects its honorees from within the

  • MerleFest 2012 in pictures

    The 25th MerleFest was a blast and I had an amazing time shooting all of the spectacular musicians. This was my 5th time at the festival, and even though I wandered around quite a bit from stage to stage, I

  • The Dogs of Bluegrass

    With dog talk seemingly taking over the US Presidential race, it seems like a perfect time to highlight this clever piece of work from Zach White. Zach is a country/bluegrass musician currently studying commercial music at Belmont University, where he performs with

  • Blue Yodel #19 – Moneygrass

    March Madness, to me, doesn’t mean basketball. Rather, it’s the perennial delusion that just by showing up in Peoria, Arizona, and running a few wind-sprints, the San Diego Padres are guaranteed in seven months to be spraying champagne over themselves after

  • Simpsons theme with AKUS

    If you weren't able to catch the 500th episode of The Simpsons this past Sunday night, you missed the opportunity to hear the show's closing theme performed by Alison Krauss & Union Station. But never fear, here it is for your

  • AKUS to mark Simpsons quincentenary episode

    Bluegrass music... it's a powerful thing! Earlier this week we were talking about pop chanteuse Adele and her fondness for bluegrass music, and now there's word that animated dynamo The Simpsons has called on Alison Krauss & Union Station to provide

  • And the Grammy goes to…

    Congratulations to Alison Krauss & Union Station for being awarded the Best Bluegrass Album at the 2012 Grammies for Paper Airplane. Well done, AKUS! Paper Airplane was also recognized as Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and Béla Fleck and Howard Levy Won