• Donna Hughes talks 2 albums and 20 tunes

    Donna Hughes stopped by for a chat at World of Bluegrass to talk about her two new albums, one with a bluegrass rhythm section, From The Heart, and the other, Fly, with Donna on piano and more of a singer/songwriter vibe.   And

  • Red Oak Tree video from Donna Hughes

    Donna Hughes has released a music video from her two new albums. That's right... two new albums. Hughes drops a pair of projects today, consisting of her original songs, packaged separately with different titles. From The Heart is produced as a

  • The Way I Am from Donna Hughes

    Singer/songwriter Donna Hughes has released a first single from her upcoming CD, From The Heart. The album is one of two projects she will be releasing in 2014, the bluegrass one, along with another Americana, piano-fueled record called Fly. For her

  • Two new albums coming from Donna Hughes

    When the muse strikes, a true artist follows wherever it leads. And if that means two albums in a single year, that's where it goes. Prolific singer/songwriter Donna Hughes has that very plan for 2014. Since her last project in 2010,

  • Donna Hughes finds her subs

    Back when I used to peruse the club listings in the New Yorker magazine, dreaming of the night life in NYC, I would always note the disclaimer they would insert in their directory. It ran something like this: Club owners

  • Another bluegrass baby

    Here's another happy event in the bluegrass world. Maggie and Brian Stephens, bass player and guitarist/mandolinist respectively with Donna Hughes' band, are celebrating yesterday's birth of their first child. Lilly Kate Stephens was born June 15, weighing in at 7lbs 2oz

  • Bluegrass acts take JPF Awards

    Last week's Just Plain Folks Awards in Nashville brought good news to a number of our favorite bluegrass gals. Donna Hughes, Valerie Smith and Donna Ulisse each won in different categories. Hughes took Bluegrass Album for Gaining Wisdom, Ulisse, Bluegrass Song

  • Donna Hughes and Rebecca Frazier

    Singer/songwriter Donna Hughes was among the featured performers at last weekend's Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival in Portland, ME. To help promote their appearance, Donna and her guitarist, Rebecca Frazier, did a television spot for WCSH on July 26, which has been