• Mansion Entertainment launches Bluegrass Valley

    Nashville's Mansion Entertainment, an established Southern Gospel label and audio/video production facility, has announced the formation of BlueGrass Valley Entertainment & Records. Singles from Brad Davis, Detour and Nightflyer will be pushed to radio later this month, and more artist announcements are

  • A Few of My Favorite Things

    As a Bluegrass Today correspondent, I get to listen to a lot of music during the year. Some on CDs, some live. Some traditional bluegrass, some most definitely not. Some of it terrific, some of it, well, not so much. But

  • Giving Thanks (Bluegrass Edition)

    While we count our many blessings, I want to take a couple of minutes to note some of the things I’m thankful for in the bluegrass world. For starters, I’m grateful that folks like Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

  • Detour’s Helping Hand for Veterans

    The story on the radio stopped Jeff Rose in his tracks. He was shocked to discover there were so many homeless veterans in northern Michigan and many thousands more across the United States. So he did what musicians do. He wrote

  • Songwriter to Songwriter: Jeff Rose

    During IBMA week in Nashville last month, David Morris spent a few minutes with Jeff Rose of Detour for this next installment of Songwriter to Songwriter. They talked about Quarterline Road, a song from the band's latest CD, A Better Place,

  • Songwriter to Songwriter: Missy Armstrong

    Last week during World of Bluegrass, David Morris caught up with Missy Armstrong, lead vocalist and one of two primary songwriters with Michigan's fast-rising Detour. As part of David's Songwriter to Songwriter series, they talked about how she wrote the song Lovin'

  • Detour to Roe Entertainment

    Detour, Michigan's hottest bluegrass band, has been announced as the newest artist to be represented by Roe Entertainment. The group has made a big splash with their latest CD, A Better Place, whose opening track, Quarterline Road, has spent several weeks at or near

  • A Better Place – Detour

    Fans of contemporary original bluegrass music can’t go wrong with the latest release from Michigan-based band Detour, A Better Place. Detour, led by the clear lead vocals of Missy Armstrong and the inspired songwriting of Jeff Rose, has compiled a