• Jerusalem Ridge Festival to return in 2018

    Marvelous news for bluegrass fans in western Kentucky and neighboring areas. It appears that the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration will be back for 2018 and beyond. It will be managed by the Ohio County Tourism Commission and the Bill Monroe Foundation,

  • Introducing The Roots Revival from Ireland

    Here's yet another new group of acoustic string musicians that has popped up in Ireland, working bluegrass into their traditional sound. The Roots Revival contains some familiar faces, as it's essentially the Agnew family from Cup O'Joe, along with fiddler Niall

  • Ernie Thacker support fund launched

    Since our story on Monday about bluegrass singer Ernie Thacker facing the amputation of his legs due to ongoing complications from his tragic auto accident in 2006, we have heard numerous questions about how friends and fans can offer financial

  • Booie Beach hospitalized in Florida

    Life is often filled with stories about how things don't turn out the way you had planned. Promising futures derailed by tragedy, and dreadful setbacks resolved by stunning recoveries are both part of fate. And the life of Leon "Booie"

  • More bluegrass Halloween fun

    Danny Clark's 2017 Bluegrass Halloween party at the Bluegrass Bus Museum We did turn up a number of additional Halloween photos with a bluegrass theme, and even a couple of videos. Most of them came from Danny "Hootenanny" Clark, and his Halloween

  • Harassment charges made against Kirt Webster

    The burgeoning cascade of sexual harassment charges being leveled against entertainment industry professionals looks to have enveloped someone prominent in the Nashville country and bluegrass scene. Kirt Webster, whose Webster Public Relations agency represents a number of familiar bluegrass acts, has

  • Onwards – Mile Twelve

    We've written a good bit about Mile Twelve in recent months. The Boston-based group has been making noise in bluegrass with their virtuosic approach to the music, clever songwriting and arrangements, a nose-to-the-grindstone attitude, and a youthful energy that appeals