• 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

  • Alison Krauss talks Paper Airplane

    Last week saw the release of Paper Airplane from Alison Krauss & Union Station, their first full band project since 2004. It's a splendid example of why this group, and their superstar lead singer, have made such a powerful impact well

  • Mast Farm Inn sessions

    We wrote earlier this year about the first in a planned series of unique Artist In Residence events at The Mast Farm Inn in North Carolina, sponsored by The Bluegrass Legacy Facebook group. This first was an intensive songwriter's workshop, hosted

  • Ronnie Bowman and Dan Tyminski on tour

    Bluegrass heavyweights and former Lonesome River Bandmates Dan Tyminski and Ronnie Bowman will be touring together this spring and summer. The two have long been known for how well their voices blend and complement each others, and have not performed