• Some patriotic music for your 4th

    When the Independence Day celebration rolls around each year, we can always count on our bluegrass instrumentalists to come through with some patriotic music for us all to enjoy.  Here are a couple that put some banjo and fiddle into the

  • Photos from Susie’s Cause 2017

    Sierra Hull at the 2017 Susie's Cause Bluegrass/Folk festival - photo by Frank Baker Frank Baker was on hand for the 2017 Susie's Case Bluegrass Folk Festival in Cockeyesville, MD earlier this month. This was the third year the event has

  • Rounder reissues classic Mark O’Connor albums

    In tandem with the release of Coming Home, their recent album for O'Connor Band, Rounder Records has reached back into the vault and issued digital re-releases of three Mark O'Connor albums from the 1970s. These were recorded and released as LPs while

  • Coming Home video from O’Connor Band

    The O'Connor Band has released a new music video for the song Coming Home, the title track from their new Rounder album. It's a fun, summery video featuring fiddle virtuoso Mark O'Connor with his family back on the streets of Seattle

  • O’Connor Family Coming Home August 5

    Rounder Records has announced August 5 as the release date for Coming Home, the debut album from the O'Connor Band featuring Mark O'Connor. For Mark, who dominated US fiddle competitions as a teen in the 1970s, he's coming home to the music that

  • Jerusalem Ridge video from the O’Connors

    Mark and Maggie O'Connor have released a second video from their upcoming Duo CD, Mark's arrangement of the classic Bill Monroe tune, Jerusalem Ridge. This is one that bluegrass fans know well, though Mark refers to it in his notes as Jerusalem’s

  • Treetop Angel from Wisewater

    Here's a brand new Christmas song, written by Jim Shirey of the acoustic trio Wisewater. Jim plays guitar with the group, which also features Mark O'Connor's son Forrest on mandolin and vocals, and Kate Lee on fiddle and vocals. The song is