• Lilly Drumeva at IBMA

    Lilly Drumeva is another of the European bluegrass artists who made it to the World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC this past September. She lives in Bulgaria and performs bluegrass and swing music in her homeland. We spoke with her

  • Swings & Heartaches from Lilly of the West

    Bulgarian folk and bluegrass singer Lilly Drumeva has defied stylistic pigeon-holing since she first came to attention with her band, Lilly of the West, in 1996. Over the course of 9 albums, her music has  involved elements of country, bluegrass, swing, jazz,

  • Lilly Of The West is swingin’

    Lilly Drumeva, surely among Bulgaria and eastern Europe's most prominent bluegrass/country artists, has created a retrospective video using images from her 15 years as a professional entertainer with her band, Lilly Of The West. Along with the photographs, the video offers

  • Lilly Drumeva – Lovin’ You

    Bulagrian bluegrass songstress Lilly Drumeva has a new CD on Polysound Records. Lovin' You was recorded in both Bulgaria, with her band Lilly Of The West, and in Czech Republic, where she recorded with Czech grassers Monogram. The album features covers

  • Lilly Of The West in Budapest

    Here's a video for those who still think European pickers can't play hard-hitting traditional bluegrass music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwmwxDwGZ7wThat's Lilly Of The West performing at The Slovak Cultural Centre in Budapest, Hungary last week. The band is fronted by Bulgarian singer Lilly Drumeva

  • New CD from Lilly of the West

    It seems that we are still playing catch-up, trying to make mention of the great many new CDs that have come our way this fall. Once again, I'll try to get to several more over this long holiday weekend. Time After