• The second day of Bearfoot

    On the second day of Bearfoot my true love gave to me...  never mind. Here is the second video installment in Compass Records' 8 Days Of Bearfoot YouTube campaign, counting down to their new CD (American Story) release on September 27. This

  • Eight days of Bearfoot #1

    Compass Records has put together a clever video promotion to countdown the imminent release of American Story from Bearfoot on September 27. Each episode is a brief video vignette focusing on some aspect of the recording. This first has newest member

  • Bearfoot in the schools

    Bearfoot has just released an online video, highlighting a recent visit the band made to both an elementary and high school in Gillette, Wyoming this past February. The group was created in Alaska some years ago as a result of just

  • New video shoot for Bearfoot

    Bearfoot spent a day last week shooting a new music video for Nora Jane Struthers' song, Tell Me A Story, from their upcoming Compass Records album, American Story. Struthers plays guitar and sings with the band, with Angela Oudean on fiddle,

  • Two free tracks from Bearfoot

    Bearfoot is giving away two free tracks on their Facebook page, both from their upcoming album, American Story, scheduled for an October release on Compass. Well, one is a track from the CD (When You're Away), and the other is a

  • Bearfoot – new look and sound

    I had the good fortune to hook-up with the members of Bearfoot on Friday when they performed here in Roanoke. The band let me crash their pre-sound check dinner for an interview, and I was able to catch the first

  • Peter Rowan on Music City Roots

    We posted last week about Peter Rowan signing with Compass Records, and starting work on a new CD with The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band. You'll have a chance to hear his new group tonight when they perform on Music City Roots,

  • Doors and Windows from Bearfoot

    Doors and Windows, the new Compass Records release from Bearfoot, shows just how far this young band has come in a few years' time. Bearfoot consists of Kate Hamre on bass, Mike Mickelson on guitar, Jason Norris on mandolin, Angela Oudean

  • Banjos in New York City

    We got a note recently from progressive banjoist Jake Schepps, letting us know that he and his Expedition Quartet are heading from Boulder, CO to New York City for this week's Arts Presenters Conference. The annual conference brings together performing