• Luxury Liner from Carrie Hassler

    Rural Rhythm has dropped a debut single from Carrie Hassler's next album, The Distance. The song is Luxury Liner, a country/rock classic from Gram Parsons that was famously covered by Emmylou Harris in 1977. It was the title track of a

  • Charlie Louvin retrospective

    Charlie Louvin RIP: July 7, 1927 - January 26, 2011 Charlie Louvin, a star of the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years, died early on Wednesday morning (1/26) at his home in Wartrace, about 50 miles southeast of Nashville,

  • Jimmy and Moondi on UK radio

    We heard recently from Gianluca Tramontana, who hosts a weekly radio program in England. Sitting with Gianluca airs each Wednesday evening at 10:00 p.m. (GMT) on Resonance 104.4 with a mix of live music and discussion with roots music artists. His

  • McCoury Music – Moneyland

    Music has long been a medium for the expression of social comment. This is certainly so in country music, if less so within bluegrass. Also, most of the genre's progenitors and many from later generations have come from a rural

  • Gaudreau and Klein to tour with Emmylou

    Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein, whose Rebel CD 2:10 Train was released earlier in March, are scheduled to tour with Emmylou Harris this summer. They will open for her starting in mid-June, with dates currently booked running through the end of

  • 2008 Country Music Hall Of Fame inductees

    The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville has just announced the list of this year's inductees, all of whom have a bluegrass connection. The honorees are selected annually in three chronological career categories: pre WWII, WWII to 1975, and 1975-present. Ernest

  • Carolina Star with Emmy Lou on Leno

    When Emmy Lou Harris appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Monday, September 17, she'll have John Starling & Carolina Star in tow as her special guests. They will be performing a vocal version of Get Up John

  • Starling, Emmy Lou on The Opry

    More great bluegrass radio news for the upcoming football weekend. The Saturday Grand Ole Opry radio broadcast on WSM will include performances from John Starling & Carolina Star, along with Bobby Osborne, Mike Snider, and Del McCoury. The Whites, Emmy Lou

  • John Starling, Emmy Lou discuss new CD

    We posted last month about Slidin' Home, the Rebel release from John Starling & Carolina Star due out on February 20. Assisting John in Carolina Star are fellow original Seldom Scene members Tom Gray and Mike Auldridge, with a guest