• Charlie Sizemore taking 2013 off

    Charlie Sizemore has cancelled all the remaining dates on his 2013 schedule to deal with ongoing health concerns. He prefers to retain his privacy in this matter, and does not wish to provide details. We certainly hope that some rest will

  • Keith Lawrence’s picks for 2011

    Keith Lawrence, the esteemed journalist at the Owensboro Messenger-Enquirer, has been writing about bluegrass music for the newspaper since 1985. Additionally, he has a blog, Bluegrass Notes, which he has been writing since 1991. Earlier this month Lawrence published his Ten

  • Paul Kramer to Charlie Sizemore Band

    The newest member of The Charlie Sizemore Band was announced this morning. Paul Kramer will be with the group on fiddle, and will also offer his vocal and songwriting skills to Sizemore's show. Paul got his start as a member of Special

  • Mountain Heart, Charlie Sizemore on Mountain Stage

    There's bluegrass a'plenty on this weekend's edition on Mountain Stage, airing on dozens of NPR affiliates across the US. Nashville bad boys Mountain Heart will be featured, as well as Michigan's Greensky Bluegrass and the singing bluegrass attorney, Charlie Sizemore -

  • Two more Ralph Stanley reissues from Rebel

    We have lauded several times the efforts of Rebel and County Records in getting their deep back catalog into digital distribution. They have been recording bluegrass and old time music since the early 1960s, and have several hundred titles between

  • Glenn Gibson – When Times Are Hard

    After serving an apprenticeship as a bluegrass sideman, vocalist and resonator guitarist Glenn Gibson has stepped out front on his debut album, When Times Are Hard. Gibson has been a member of both Dale Ann Bradley and Marty Raybon's touring bands,

  • New Charlie Sizemore CD in February

    Rounder has announced a February 15 release date for Heartache Looking For A Home, the first new album from Charlie Sizemore since 2007. In something of a departure for this former Clinch Mountain Boy turned private attorney, none of the

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #54

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information