• Calling all Squidbillies

    The Welfare Liners from Athens, GA have a new CD about to hit. Formed in 2010, the band's second album, High On A Hilltop, is due on September 18. But what really has the guys stoked right now is being featured in

  • Another bluegrass baby

    We heard last night from Snap Jackson that he and his wife, Erin, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Milo Sebastian was born last Tuesday, and Snap wasted no time getting him into appropriate bluegrass attire, as the picture to the

  • A Better Place – Detour

    Fans of contemporary original bluegrass music can’t go wrong with the latest release from Michigan-based band Detour, A Better Place. Detour, led by the clear lead vocals of Missy Armstrong and the inspired songwriting of Jeff Rose, has compiled a

  • Bluegrass Today at Summer NAMM

    We have a team on the ground at the 2012 Summer NAMM show, being held this weekend in Nashville. This annual event is the mid-year convention of the National Association of Music Merchandisers, where manufacturers, suppliers and anyone doing business in

  • Saving the Drexel Barber Shop

    There’s something about a barber shop; the unmistaken sound of metal scissors, oozing shaving cream, buzzing clippers, and old men telling tall tales. In Western North Carolina, one can also get a little pickin’ with their trim for no extra

  • What your capo says about you

    Our friend Zach White has sent along another clever graphic he devised, picking up on a theme originated by Caroline Melby of Nash Street.   Zach said that anyone who wants to dispute these characterizations can catch him with Nash Street at the Full