• 2012 Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival

    This report (and photos) from the 2012 Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival is a contribution from Tom Dunning, a music fan from Edmond, OK. A former newspaper photographer and University of Oklahoma journalism graduate, he enjoys photographing music events in Oklahoma when he is

  • AKUS on Leno

    In addition to Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night on NBC, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno featured Alison Krauss & Union Station with special guest Sam Bush. If you ever get

  • Fanning The Fire wins Colorado film prize

    We posted back in April about Fanning The Fire, a short documentary film about bluegrass music that was produced in association with the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation in Texas. The film follows Texas teen Lucas White in his bluegrass adventure from a

  • AKUS in Roanoke

    Last night (7/21), I was fortunate to catch Alison Krauss & Union Station in concert at the Roanoke Civic Center. She is extremely popular here, as she is in many parts of the world, and the audience was primed and

  • AKUS live at WalMart.com

    Wal Mart has posted a live, in-studio performance by Alison Krauss & Union Station on their web site. Six songs are include, four from the band's brand new Paper Airplane CD. The presentation begins with the album's title track, followed by

  • Fanning The Fire

    Fanning The Fire, a new short documentary set to enter this season's film festival circuit, uses the passion and excitement of a young Texas picker to demonstrate to audiences of any age what bluegrass music is all about. Though it features