• Review: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

    I've been a fan of Frank Solivan II since I first heard him perform with the United States Navy band, Country Current. Frank has since left the Navy and formed his own band bearing his name, Frank Solivan & Dirty

  • Upcoming Bluegrass Radio Events

    There are a number of bluegrass radio events taking place in the next few days worth mentioning. Thursday - May 20,2010 Frank Solivan will be live on air with WAMU's Lee Michael Demsey. The show begins at 10 AM. Listeners will be

  • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

    Not long ago we posted a couple videos of Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen as they travelled to Nashville and worked on a new recording project. The recording is now finished, mixed, and mastered. Frank kindly sent along a couple

  • Dirty Kitchen: studio journal #2

    Here's another update from our friends Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. The guys are currently in Nashville and working hard a new recording. They've graciously decided to give us all a window into the process. They're sending along updates every

  • Frank Solivan on with Katy Daley

    Frank Solivan II will be on the air tomorrow morning (12/29) with Katy Daley on WAMU's Bluegrass Country. He'll be ringing up the show at 9:00 a.m. (EST). "We're going to talk about our upcoming shows, and filling in for our

  • IBMA: Tuesday night

    Just a quick update to say there is a ton of great bluegrass music being played this year. I saw three bands last night, all excellent. First, John and I were able to catch a Mountain Heart show. The band performed

  • Free download from Frank Solivan

    Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen are offering a free download for anyone who is, or will sign up as their fan at ReverbNation. The song is Scorchin' The Gravy from Frank's most recent CD, Selfish Tears. Frank tells us that the

  • Look For Angelica Grim

    I commented a few weeks back on the volume of new CDs scheduled for release this Spring. What I didn't mention at the time is how many are from female artists. Of course, we've had talented women involved in bluegrass since

  • Kenny Ray Horton – A Canary’s Song

    We heard yesterday from Kenny Ray Horton, guitarist and lead vocalist with the US Navy's Country Current, who is about to release a new solo project. A Canary's Song, which features 7 songs of Horton's amidst the 11 tracks, will hit

  • Tuesday night random

    Tuesday night at IBMA I found myself wandering around on the lower two levels of the convention center during the After Hours Showcases. I heard a bunch of great music, and got to visit with a number of friends I