• Bluegrass at Cumberland Park

    Woody Edwards got some photos yesterday afternoon at Nashville's Cumberland Park, where Travelin' McCourys and Friends performed at the conclusion of the Tennessee Titans game.

  • Don’t You Worry About Me – Rachel Burge

    West Virginian Rachel Burge may not yet be a household name in the bluegrass community, but judging from her debut solo project, Don't You Worry About Me, that could be about to change. She serves currently as mandolinist with Mountain Fever recording artists, No

  • No Part of Nothin’ – Alan Tompkins

    “No part of nothin’,” Bill Monroe’s famous phrase describing music unworthy of praise just so happens to be the seemingly unusual choice for the title of the new release this month from Alan Tompkins, the president and founder of the

  • Kenny & Amanda in the studio

    The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band have spent much of the past two weeks recording at Gat3 studio in North Carolina, completing a new album which will be released soon on the Gat3 label. They tracked 14 new songs with the

  • No Part Of Nothin’ – Alan Tompkins

    Alan Tompkins is a true Renaissance man, what once was called a dilletante without a hint of disparagement. Growing up in western Kentucky, he developed a passion for traditional music, and found that he possessed a knack for playing and singing

  • 2012 Bluegrass All-Star Jam

    This past few years have seen a bluegrass variety show travel across the eastern US, billed as the Bluegrass All-Star Jam. Over the years it has hit dozens of cities, with a live concert featuring a bevy of top bluegrass

  • LRB and the Smiths on WDVX

    Two big bluegrass shows are scheduled for the next two days on Blue Plate Special, WDVX's live performance program out of Knoxville, TN. Lonesome River Band will be featured on today's (12/2) edition of the show, with Kenny & Amanda Smith

  • Kenny & Amanda announce new band

    Kenny & Amanda Smith have lifted the veil on their new lineup, bringing a trio of talented youngsters into the fold. All three have a brothers-in-bluegrass side of their story. Siblings Corey and Owen Piatt are on mandolin and banjo respectively,