• Della Mae – This World Oft Can Be

    More and more young, traditionally-based bands are finding success in the wider world of music. While many of these groups get their start in bluegrass, they also blend acoustic country, folk, Americana, and pop influences in to create the style

  • Della Mae guest on On Point

    Della Mae will be the featured musical guest on a special episode of On Point, tomorrow Friday, June 7, 4:00 p.m. (EDT). The show, which airs on 140 NPR stations around the country and is normally broadcast live, will be recorded

  • Empire video from Della Mae

    In advance of this month's release of This World Oft Can Be from Della Mae, Rounder has produced a music video for the lead single, Empire. It's a song written and sung by the Dellas' rhythm guitarist and vocalist Celia Woodsmith, supported

  • Compass releases quartet of MCR compliations

    Compass Records has just released four digital albums of music recorded during the 2012 season of Music City Roots, a Nashville-based radio and television program airing each Wednesday evening from The Loveless Barn. Each of the four is titled based on loose stylistic

  • New Della Mae album in May

    This World Oft Can Be, the second full-length release from Della Mae - and their first for Rounder - has been slated for a May 28 release. It was produced by Bryan Sutton, tracked at the old Johnny Cash studio near

  • Steve Groat passes

    Steve Groat, who established the Aiken Bluegrass Festival in 2004 with his wife, Jeannie, died on Tuesday (12/11). He was 67 years old, and had been vigorously battling cancer this past 9 years. The festival is held in Aiken, SC and

  • Last day at Gettysburg

    Here is the final gallery of images from Frank Baker, shot on Sunday, the final day of last weekend's 2012 Spring Gettysburg Bluegrass festival. You can see the other three galleries here. Big thanks to Frank not only for shooting for