• The State of American Acoustic Music

    My fellow Americans: the state of acoustic music in our country is strong. Earlier last week in our Nation’s capital many were sitting down for principle. By week’s end, throngs were standing up in repeated ovation for American Acoustic music, recognizing

  • Sawyer Sessions LP coming from Yep Roc

    Bluegrass is well-represented on the upcoming Yep Roc Records project, Sawyer Sessions, Season 1, set for LP release on Record Store Day, April 18. The album contains tracks from the YouTube music series by the same name, created by filming a

  • American Originals a Hit in Cincinnati

    This report on a special multi-genre musical show in Ohio comes from Artie Werner, manager and bass player with The Missy Werner Band. Cincinnati Music Hall was a great place to be this past weekend, where artists of several genres joined

  • Noam and Aoife on tour

    Two of the most celebrated artists in the vicinity of bluegrass music - with two of the coolest names - Noam Pikelny and Aoife O'Donovan, are winding up a duo tour over the next week across the Midwest. To help promote

  • One Song Romance – Michael Barnett

    Modern American string music, in the folk rather than classical tradition, has a number of hot spots around the country. The lure of commercial work brings a good many talented young practitioners to Nashville, where they often band together or

  • New album coming from Ruth Moody

    Red House Records is pleased to announce the May 7 US release of These Wilder Things, the new solo album from Juno-Award winning songwriter Ruth Moody. A founding member of the Billboard-charting folk super-group The Wailin’ Jennys, Moody is an artist

  • RockyGrass Day 3

    This report from RockyGrass is a contribution from Jake Schepps and Christian Sedelmyer. The day started out with a gorgeous gospel set with local stars The Blue Canyon Boys featuring KC Groves (of Uncle Earl).  They provided a beautiful start to the morning and

  • Day 1 of the 40th Annual RockyGrass

    This report from RockyGrass is a contribution from Jake Schepps and Christian Sedelmyer. This year’s RockyGrass sold out on February 27th, the earliest ever sellout for the festival by two months. For those lucky enough to get tickets, this year’s lineup is

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