• 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

  • Bluegrass Revival with Don Rigsby

    It looks like we can add TV Star to the long list of Don Rigsby's accomplishments. The Kentucky native, with stints as a member of such notable acts as J.D. Crowe & The New South and Lonesome River Band, and

  • Welcome Hudson Pickett!

    Congratulations to Josh and LeAnn Pickett, who are celebrating the birth of a son. Hudson Carter Pickett was born in Mt. Airy, NC at 5:37 a.m. this morning, weighing in at 7.5 pounds, stretching to 21 inches. Josh is the guitarist with

  • Life Goes On video from MACC

    Rural Rhythm has released a music video for the title track from Life Goes On, the second all-star recording from Musicians Against Childhood Cancer. The album captures live performances at the MACC festival between 2006 and 2011, where artists donate their

  • Life Goes On – Music from the MACC II

    We've written many times about the magnificent work done by Darrel and Phyllis Adkins at their annual Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival in Ohio. Top bluegrass acts make the trip each summer and perform at no charge, with proceeds from the

  • Don and Ralph – Doctor’s Orders

    I just got a pre-release copy of Don Rigsby’s upcoming CD, a tribute to Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys called Doctor’s Orders. I asked Don how he came up with the name and he said, “The songs were hand