• The Mighty Cord hits the big 7-0

    This report on Larry Cordle's surprise 70th birthday party comes courtesy of Sandy Hartley. On Monday night before one of his weekly gigs at the world famous Station Inn in Nashville, Larry Cordle was treated to a surprise 70th birthday party

  • Tales From East Kentucky – Larry Cordle

    Larry Cordle’s connection to his native Kentucky has always been solidly ingrained in his style and sound, but for those unaware, his latest effort, Tales From East Kentucky ought to affirm that legacy as first and foremost as goes his

  • Yardbird single drops for Larry Cordle

    Barnyard melodies have been a part of old time and bluegrass music from the earliest days. Tunes like Arkansas Traveler, Chicken Reel, Turkey In The Straw, and Cluck Old Hen are emblematic of this style, some using a sort of

  • Give Me Jesus – Larry Cordle

    There’s no doubt that Larry Cordle is one of the great songwriters of the modern era of bluegrass and country music. As many folks in the bluegrass world know, he’s also a fine vocalist and musician. His solo albums and

  • Larry Cordle’s Give Me Jesus coming soon

    Since Larry Cordle's last CD release in 2014, All-Star Duets, he's had a rough go. A diagnosis of chronic lymphatic leukemia was delivered last spring, followed by treatment, which slowed progress on his upcoming album, an all-Gospel project called Give

  • Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival 2016

    For over 5 decades, Southern Ohio has been a hotbed for bluegrass music, tracing back to the briarhoppers heading north for the industrial boom of the '50s and '60s. Supporting a family sometimes meant leaving your native mountains for the

  • Finishing up at MACC ’16

    The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival is taking place this week at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins’ annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away from an inoperable

  • Larry Cordle fighting leukemia

    There is some sad news this morning from one of our bluegrass heroes. Larry Cordle, the Mighty Cord, has informed his fans that he is going through a serious battle with cancer. Few artists in our music reach the heights that

  • Bluegrass festival for Kentucky Governor

    When it's time to celebrate, what could be better than a bluegrass festival? That's what the inaugural committee for newly-elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin thinks as well. They have invited some of the Commonwealth's top bluegrass performers to help them celebrate