• Jewgrass at Smithsonian.com

    We have posted a few times previously about bluegrass bands composed of Jewish musicians, or Jewish bluegrass artists who seek to explore their faith through music. What they produce can be a fascinating counterpoint to the rich tradition of Gospel

  • The Sinai Mountain Boys at the Kennedy Center

    As we are now within the officially-recognized holiday season, one expects to find notices about Christmas concerts featuring bluegrass and acoustic music. It was something of a surprise, though a most pleasant one, to see news of a show scheduled

  • Jewgrass music for the holidays

    There is an entire sub-genre of bluegrass, referred to as Jewgrass, performed by Jewish musicians around the country. A recent Harvard grad even wrote an award winning scholarly piece about the history of such music and I'll be publishing an