• Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen on OBX

    Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen have long been associated with great music and great food. Their run as bluegrass entertainment professionals has seen them reaching new goals year after year with a high-energy stage show and several successful recordings, and

  • Cold Spell this summer from Dirty Kitchen

    Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen can’t stand still. The band had a strong 2013, riding its Compass Records debut, On the Edge, to widespread acclaim. In its wake, Mike Munford was chosen as IBMA’s banjo player of the year and guitarist

  • Frank Solivan Cooking Up a New CD

    Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen is back in the studio this week in Nashville, starting work on a second Compass Records project as a follow-up to the much heralded On the Edge. The band has been test-driving new material in recent

  • Frank Solivan On The Edge

    For a couple of years now, Frank Solivan has been like a Triple AAA baseball phenom, extremely talented and just one lucky break away from getting to the major leagues and staying there. Each CD he put out was better than

  • Frank Solivan Cooks

    First, Frank Solivan cooked a satisfying dinner and his bandmates served it up to about 85 lucky guests. Then the band took the stage and they all cooked. So went Saturday night’s CD release party for Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen’s

  • On The Edge from Frank Solivan

    Compass Records has announced that the Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen album On the Edge (COM4602) is now available in digital format. The project is the first since Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Compass Records linked up in February. It consists

  • Solivan & Co blow up WAMU

    Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen made a stop at the studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country on May 3 to perform live on the Katy Daley Show. As has been their practice of late, cameras were set up to capture their set,

  • Chris Luquette to Dirty Kitchen

    The stage at this past weekend's Wintergrass festival in Tacoma, WA was the setting for the official announcement that Chris Luquette was the new, full-time guitarist with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. Solivan shared the news with us, emailing from the plane

  • Lincoln Meyers Moves On

    Hot picker Lincoln Meyers has moved on from Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen. Frank says 21-year-old Chris Luquette will handle guitar duties during the band’s two-week tour of Alaska that starts later in January. Chris is likely to be a short-term