Mountain Fever Records is releasing the first single today from an upcoming solo album from Dave Adkins. It’s a song that Adkins wrote, called Pike County Jail. The song, a full-throttle bluegrass take on crime and redemption, was prompted by the
End of the Line for Republik Steele
Republik Steele, a hard-driving band from eastern Kentucky, is calling it quits. Founding member Kenny O’Quinn said his last show with the band is Friday in Grayson, KY. Vocalist Dave Adkins confirmed that he, too, is leaving the band, which developed
David Adkins at WOB 2013
David Adkins stopped by our Bluegrass Today press room during the IBMA's World of Bluegrass in Raleigh last month for a chat with David Morris.
Republik Steele signs with Mountain Fever
Just six months after Dave Adkins and Republik Steele launched their successful debut album, That’s Just the Way I Roll, the Eastern Kentucky band is laying down tracks for a new CD. And they’re doing it for a different label,
On the ground RudyFest 2013
Bill Warren is at RudyFest this weekend in Grayson, KY, and sent along a few photos from the first two days' stage shows.
Dave Adkins at the plate
When the Nashville Regional for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship gets underway this weekend, bluegrass singer Dave Adkins will be on deck to perform the National Anthem on Saturday evening. Adkins has made quite a splash this year with
Dave Adkins & Republik Steele – Big Debut for a Big Voice
Last winter, at the Herschel Sizemore tribute show in Roanoke, I was hanging out backstage, where some of the biggest names in bluegrass were getting ready to perform. Things were just getting started and a band I’d never heard of
God Didn’t Choose Sides
Music about the Civil War is a staple of bluegrass and folk music. There are some memorable songs and terrific collections that recall the pain and anguish of brother fighting brother. But I’m pretty sure there’s never been anything like God
Dave Adkins at SPBGMA
Things were hopping in the lobby of the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville last night here at SPBGMA. We caught Dave Adkins & Republik Steele in a lobby alcove performing their current single, The Way I Roll.
New single from Republik Steele
Dave Adkins & Republik Steele, recent Rural Rhythm signees, are celebrating the new label association with a single from their upcoming album, That's Just The Way I Roll, produced by Steve Gulley. It is expected early in the new year. The band