• Pert Near Sandstone at IBMA

    Pert Near Sandstone was one of the invited showcase acts during IBMA's World of Bluegrass in September, bringing their interesting mix of old time and Americana string band music to Nashville for the first time. We spoke with band members Kevin

  • Kenny and Amanda Smith at IBMA

    Some of the best fun I had this past week at World of Bluegrass was talking with the delightful Kenny & Amanda Smith. We discussed their upcoming band album, Catch Me If I Try, their first record in more than four

  • After Hours With Junior Sisk

    Is there any better singer in bluegrass today than Junior Sisk? When he’s at his best, maybe not. But even when he’s not at his best, he’s very, very good. Tuesday night was one of those times when Junior wasn’t at his