• 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

  • Donna Hughes on XM today

    Singer/songwriter Donna Hughes' recently released her new CD, Gaining Wisdom, and has been touring some to support the release. Today she'll be on XM satellite radio with host Kyle Cantrell at 11 AM EST. I'm sure they'll be discussing and