• Thin Blue Line video from Jerry Salley

    Jerry Salley has released a new music video, for a song he wrote with Irene Kelley for his current album, Front Porch Philosophy. The song is Thin Blue Line, written as a tribute to police officers who risk their life and safety

  • A hidden bluegrass gem in the Blue Ridge

    Perhaps the only thing better than enjoying live bluegrass by some of your favorite artists, is witnessing those artists perform in an intimate, magical setting with near perfect acoustics. This past weekend brought those elements together in a truly special

  • Irene Kelley celebrates These Hills in Nashville

    For years Irene Kelley has been one of the best kept secrets in Nashville, weaving her magic into song after song for artists like Ricky Skaggs, Alan Jackson, Trisha Yearwood, Loretta Lynn, Rhonda Vincent, Carl Jackson, Claire Lynch, Pure Prairie League, the Osborne Brothers and others. But

  • Carolina Wind – new single from Irene Kelley

    Mountain Fever Records has released a debut single from their upcoming album with Irene Kelley, These Hills. The single is Carolina Wind, one Irene wrote with Milan Miller and Thomm Jutz, describing her love for the Blue Ridge mountains in western North Carolina.

  • Songwriter’s Back Story – Fox On the Run

    Greetings bluegrass friends and fellow fans. If you are reading this, I’m betting you are a fan of bluegrass music, probably have an impressive music collection and more than likely enjoy live music at festivals and concerts. No matter how or where

  • Irene Kelley to Mountain Fever

    Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of celebrated Nashville singer and songwriter Irene Kelley to the label. She will begin work this winter on a new album with Mark Fain producing. A Spring 2016 release is anticipated. The new project

  • Irene Kelley’s Pennsylvania Coal

    I wasn’t prepared for what happened the first time I hit play on Irene Kelley’s new CD, Pennsylvania Coal. I’ve known and admired her work as a songwriter and I knew from reading the liner notes that the picking would be