• Daniel Greeson – 15 Fiddle Tunes

    The latest release from Patuxent Records' astounding youth movement is a self-titled fiddle album from Jamestown, NC bowman Daniel Greeson. For a musician not yet 18 years old, Mr. Greeson displays a remarkable command of bluegrass fiddle, and of the

  • Roosterfest report

    Roosterfest last Sunday was a wonderful day full of awesome music, with folks reuniting, catching up, swapping stories and remembering the great Rooster Ruley who passed away earlier this year Rooster was a truly unique character who seemed to be from

  • Rooster Ruley remembered at Rooster Fest

    This weekend, family, friends and fans of Rooster Ruley, a popular banjo picker in central Virginia who passed away on February 13, will gather to remember the man and his music at the Washington & Lee Pavilion in Lexington. It will

  • Better Man – Merl Johnson

    Thanks to Tom Mindte and his Rockville, Maryland company Patuxent Music, which boasts releases from artists like Travers Chandler & Avery County, Jessie Baker, and Ethan Hughes, the bluegrass world has been receiving some pretty cool music as of late.

  • The Mountain Music Project available on CD/DVD

    We've posted several times about The Mountain Music Project, a documentary film which covers a musical journey of discovery from Appalachia to Nepal. The project follows a pair of Virginia pickers, Tara Lindhart and Danny Knicely, as they travel through the mountains

  • Mountain Music Project on Kickstarter

    We've mentioned The Mountain Music Project several times over the past few years, specifically the film they shot in Nepal five years ago. Project principals Danny Knicely and Tara Linhardt visited Nepal in 2006 as part of a cross-cultural adventure

  • Eastman String Band at Gettysburg

    Whenever the Eastman String Band plays at a festival, there are a few things you can depend on – Savannah Finch’s silky vocals, Tim Finch’s wacky humor and some hot picking. Beyond that, though, you never know what, or who,