• Enough drops for Mei Lin Heirendt

    Nobody supports young artists like bluegrass music, and no one in bluegrass encourages young talent like the California Bluegrass Association. To wit, charming and accomplished young fiddler, singer, and songwriter Mei Lin Heirendt, who at 17 years of age, releases her

  • Fool’s Gold drops for Broken Compass

    Broken Compass, the talented young jamgrass outfit turning heads all along the west coast, have just released their first studio recording, Fool's Gold, and have offered to share the title track with our readers in celebration. The band began as a

  • Sam Jacobs to Broken Compass Bluegrass

    West coast bluegrass youth phenoms Broken Compass Bluegrass have announced an addition to the band, growing to a quartet with the inclusion of Sam Jacobs on bass. When we spoke with the group back in March, fiddler Mei Lin Heirendt told

  • Say hello to Broken Compass Bluegrass

    Broken Compass Bluegrass - photo by Snap Jackson If you live in northern California, or frequent the bluegrass scene there, you may not need an introduction to the three talented teens who make up Broken Compass Bluegrass. But wherever you hang