• Backline to Behind The Mic Entertainment

    Behind The Mic Entertainment has announced their latest signing, bringing Poor Mountain Records artists Backline from South Carolina into the fold. Dawn Mac and her agency will handle booking and publicity services for the band. The young band has found success

  • Behind The Mic with Rita Small

    Being a bluegrass fan can be a curious thing. Some folks are born into it, listening to mom and dad play Flatt & Scruggs before they’re even out of the hospital. Others sort of just fall into it – perhaps they

  • Scott Donnelly – Behind The Mic

    Bluegrass is sometimes viewed as music for old fogies. The emphasis on tradition, the lack of electric instruments, the sheer lonesomeness of it all – it’s not Katy Perry or Justin Beiber, that’s for sure. In the past several years,

  • Behind The Mic with Jim Fisher

    When we think of “radio voices,” smooth, rich, polished tones come to mind – think Casey Kasem. Broadcaster Jim Fisher was a little surprised when, years ago, someone told him that his voice was well-suited for the radio. As he

  • Behind The Mic with Nick Barr

    Part of the fun for bluegrass concerts and festivals for some folks is recording them for later listening. Of course, some venues prohibit this, and some artists frown upon it, but for many fans, it’s a great way to recall

  • Behind The Mic with Charles Hayes

    Some folks, when asked to define bluegrass music, might simply hand you a picture of Bill Monroe. Others might put forth an argument about banjos, or harmonies, or electric instruments. Many folks in recent years have been leaning toward a

  • Behind The Mic with Peter Bruce

    Many of the bluegrass broadcasters we’ve written about in this series are volunteers, spending chunks of their evenings or weekends spinning some of their favorite songs for listeners of community, campus, and even commercial radio. For others, however, broadcasting has

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