• Lowdown Hoedown – Jason Carter

    Bluegrass is one of the few musical genres where sidemen receive recognition amongst its fanbase. From its earliest years, enthusiasts revered the playing of supporting musicians such as Paul Warren, Josh Graves, and George Shuffler among others. In modern times,

  • Jason Carter talks Lowdown Hoedown

    Jason Carter, prolific fiddler and mainstay of both The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin' McCourys, has a new album releasing this week, his first in 25 years. If you've caught his fiery performances on stage, or in the studio

  • Take Me Home Country Roads, new WV state song

    A resolution to make John Denver's Take Me Home Country Roads an official state song comes before the West Virginia legislature today. It is already the official song of West Virginia University, and today's resolution is expected to pass. To celebrate,

  • Music Politics from Mickey Boles

    Don't bring up religion or politics in polite company. That's what they always say. But Tennessee bluegrass singer/songwriter Mickey Boles is breaking both those rules in his new song, Music Politics. It examines the eternal question of who makes it in the

  • Making My Way To You from Chris Henry

    Chris Henry, Nashville multi-instrumentalist and man-about-town, has released a new solo project. Well, it's almost a solo project. He did play all the guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, and drums, wrote and sang all the songs, and engineered and produced it all

  • Yonder Mountain heats up Music City

    Friday night, January 11, was downright balmy in Music City when Yonder Mountain String Band rolled into town for the second stop of their winter tour. Near 70-degree temperatures lured fans out to Marathon Music Works for the venue’s first concert