• Junior and the Cow

    Junior Williams, banjo player with Newtown and legitimate funny guy, has agreed to send us occasional iPhone videos. Here he is with John Cowan, who is doing some touring with his own band during a break in his schedule with

  • Grassers with Bobby and Billy Ray Cyrus

    Unless you've been living in a cave since 1992, there's a strong likelihood that you are familiar with country singer and TV personality Billy Ray Cyrus. Odds are you are also acquainted with his daughter, singer, actress and gal-about-town, Miley. But

  • Death & Taxes takes Vox Pop Poll award

    Canadian bluegrass/Americana trio Tiller's Folly have picked up a prestigious award in the 11th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Poll. Their song, Death & Taxes, placed first in the Social Cause category, with online votes tallied from more than 60,000

  • Cowan at the Down Home live online

    Now that John Cowan has signed up as the regular bass player with The Doobie Brothers, opportunities to catch his solo shops are rather limited. But tonight when the John Cowan Band performs at The Down Home in Johnson City,

  • The Dogs of Bluegrass

    With dog talk seemingly taking over the US Presidential race, it seems like a perfect time to highlight this clever piece of work from Zach White. Zach is a country/bluegrass musician currently studying commercial music at Belmont University, where he performs with

  • John Cowan Presents: I Believe To My Soul

    John Cowan is the latest Nashville music celebrity with a bluegrass connection to launch a recurring program on WSM radio. Mountain Heart also has a featured spot once a month. The debut edition of John Cowan Presents: I Believe To My

  • Go the Road – Tiller’s Folly

    It wasn't too many years ago that the concept of a “band" began to change from simplistic to more complicated definitions. In fact, at the turn of the last century, many individuals would have considered the act of two people

  • John Cowan to tour later this year

    John Cowan will be touring this Fall with an acoustic trio during a break in his schedule with The Doobie Brothers, to whom he had returned as a full time member in 2010. Most of us in the bluegrass world were