• Bluegrass on American Idol?

    I guess it's always theoretically possible, but this year there may be a better than average chance. Ellen Petersen, who performs with her family bluegrass band based in Branson, MO, auditioned on a lark for this year's American Idol on the Fox

  • Steeldrivers song hits American Idol

    It's not often that we find bluegrass content on Fox's American Idol program. But last night's (3/26) episode found contestant C.J. Harris singing an understated, acoustic version of If It Hadn't Been Love, written by Chris Stapleton and Mike Henderson of

  • Bluegrass connection on American Idol?

    OK...  We don't expect to hear him singing and Flatt & Scruggs on the program, but Aaron Kelly, one of the 24 finalists on American Idol has some bluegrass in his background. The 16 year old from Pennsylvania is among