• Deanie Richardson – new label, new single with EMG

    Award-winning fiddler Deanie Richardson is celebrating today. The reigning IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year has just been announced as the latest signee with Nashville's Engelhardt Music Group. Richardson, a veteran of both the country and bluegrass touring scene, is currently

  • Deanie Richardson makes hard sound easy

    If Deanie Richardson ever moves on from Sister Sadie or the Likely Culprits and needs a job, her new solo CD on Pinecastle, Love Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard, will be the perfect resume. Richardson masterfully moves through original material, well

  • Savage Fiddler Method by Annie Savage

    This review of Join The Jam is a contribution from Deanie Richardson, fiddler with Sister Sadie, and prominent session player and instructor in Nashville. She has recorded and performed with top country artists and bluegrass acts alike, and has very

  • Sister Sadie – new special project band

    Special project bands are sprouting all around bluegrass this year. The Masters of Bluegrass have been struttin' it old school with Bobby Osborne, Del McCoury, J.D. Crowe, Bobby Hicks and Jerry McCoury at festivals, and Sideline, featuring members of Mountain

  • The Likely Culprits

    The Likely Culprits will make their official band debut, Saturday night at the world famous Station Inn, in Nashville, TN. This new group consists of Ashby Frank (mandolin, vocals), Deanie Richardson (fiddle), Melonie Cannon (vocals), Garnet Imes Bowman (vocals), Brandon Bostic

  • ACM nominations go to several grassers

    Awards season has begun for the the Academy of Country Music. In addition to the nominations announced on Tuesday for all the glittery pop stars, a list of "lesser lights" was quietly passed out. This includes musicians, producers, engineers, radio hosts,

  • Green on the Vyne

    Bluegrass Today always pays special attention where young pickers are concerned. The education and nurturing of our next generation of bluegrass artists is a matter of great concern to many formerly young people such as myself who care deeply about