• Welcome June Reese!

    Margaret MacKay and Michael Reese are celebrating the birth of their first child. June Harriet Reese was born on July 16 at 1:14 p.m. in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. June made her entrance at 6.48 pounds. Bluegrass fans remember Mike and Maggie from

  • Congratulations Margaret and Michael!

    Michael Reese and Margaret MacKay, guitarist and banjoist respectively with Boston-based Chasing Blue, were married on July 22. The ceremony was held in Margaret's parents' backyard in Wolfville, NS where she was raised. The two met while studying at the Berklee

  • FreshGrass finalists announced

    The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) has announced six finalists for their inaugural $10,000 band contest to be held during the FreshGrass festival September 20-22 in North Adams, MA. The bands fall within the festival's targeted demographic of bluegrass

  • Come To Me video from Chasing Blue

    Boston's Chasing Blue has released a new music video for Come To Me, the opening track from their current EP, Low Valley. The song is a variation on the theme of, "He may not be Mr. Right, but he's Mr. Right

  • Two Broken Wings video from Chasing Blue

    It wasn't two weeks ago that we offered our review of the new album from Chasing Blue, Low Valley. The young Boston-based band won high praise from our reviewer (yours truly) for the quality of their songwriting, and the strong lead

  • Low Valley from Chasing Blue

    Talented young bands seem to pop up like weeds these days. Every time I turn around, there is another CD from a group that appears to have come out of nowhere, at least on a national level. Just such a band