• Lyric video for Bells Of Home

    Circa Blue has produced a lyric video for the title track and first single from their Christmas album, Bells Of Home, with Dawn Kenney. The song, written by David Morris and Dawn Kenney, is based on a 1944 Christmas Day battle in Belgium,

  • 2016 Red Wine Bluegrass Party

    This report is a contribution from Martino Coppo, mandolinist and vocalist with Italy's Red Wine. Each year they host a themed show where they live in northern Italy called Red Wine Bluegrass Party, and Martino sends along some photos and a description. The

  • Faster and Farther coming from Darin & Brooke

    Mountain Home Music has announced February 10 as the release date for the next album from Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Faster And Farther. It will be their sixth record for the North Carolina-based label. The husband-and-wife team has spent part of this

  • Carter Stanley – 50 Years On

    December 1, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of Carter Stanley, described as an Appalachian mountain musical legend. With the passage of five decades, fewer of us have been alive long enough to have seen Carter Stanley onstage, some

  • East Tennessee wildfire relief

    We've received a number of questions and suggestions about relief efforts for the many residents of East Tennessee who have been burned out, or lost their employment because of the recent wildfires near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. A good many

  • Rex McGee – Banjo Playing Enigma

    Bud Bennett, archivist at Radford University in Virginia, has released another set of his interview videos with top banjo players.  Over recent months he has recorded lengthy, detailed conversations with banjo masters like Butch Robins, Sammy Shelor, Jens Kruger, and John

  • Are you a travel fussbudget?

    How do we define “success” in the bluegrass music business? We certainly can’t do it by the standards used in the mass market music world, where success is considered to have been achieved when you own your own airplane and