Kentucky bluegrass artist Don Rigsby is set to appear on this Sunday's American Idol broadcast, in support of a young man he knows back home, Noah Thompson, who is a finalist in this season's competition. Noah is a country singer from
Alex Miller takes his Kentucky bluegrass to American Idol
This year’s American Idol contestant field has strong representation from the bluegrass genre. For the show's 19th season, there are four such young performers vying to become the next American Idol. One is 17 year old Alex Miller from Lancaster,
Mason Via, other grassers, headed to American Idol
When you think of American Idol, you don’t typically expect to see and hear bluegrass artists audition. This year on the show's 19th season, there are four such performers vying to be the next American Idol. One of those is
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