• Dusters Still jam

    Here is a great YouTube video of Crooked Still and The Infamous Stringdusters jamming at the Strawberry Music Festival earlier this year. It was created and narrated by Dan Ruby of FestivalPreview.com. Both groups back up Crooked Still vocalist Aoife O'Donovan

  • Changes afoot for Crooked Still

    Word comes from Crooked Still that cellist, and founding member Rushad Eggleston will be leaving the band in November. Perhaps serving as a testament to his unique abilities as both a musician and a performer, the band will be bringing in

  • Crooked Still – What’s in a name?

    This morning I noticed a recent post on the Japanese bluegrass blog, run by mandolin player Kasninoyh (Nino), about Crooked Still's newest CD Shaken by a Low Sound. Nino wrote a very thorough review of the disc for his Japanese readers,

  • Folk Alliance award for Earl Scruggs

    Modern Guitars Magazine has posted a press release from Folk Alliance which states that Earl Scruggs will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award when they host the Folk Alliance Awards Show in Memphis, TN on February 21, 2007. Posthumous

  • Crooked Still to England in January

    Boston-based quartet Crooked Still is heading back to the UK in January 2007. They have four dates in England (1/21-24), followed by an appearance at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow on the 25th. Find info on all their dates on

  • Boston Globe features Crooked Still

    Continuing our print media bluegrass news roundup... This past Friday's edition of The Boston Globe carried a feature by Globe staffer Joan Anderman on Crooked Still, an innovative Boston-based acoustic quartet which we have lauded in recent months. What makes this group

  • Noam Pikelny tours with Crooked Still

    Banjo player Noam Pikelny is a mighty busy guy this fall. It seems like any time you investigate what is happening in the world of progressive bluegrass and acoustic music, his name pops up. Until recently, Noam was a member of

  • Crooked Still heading for Ireland

    Our friend Richard Hawkins over at The Bluegrass Ireland Blog is reporting that Crooked Still, the innovative Boston-based string band, is heading back to Ireland for a follow-up tour later this month. They made quite an impact when they visited