• Likely Culprits video

    We posted last week about a new group in Nashville, The Likely Culprits, made up of members of other touring acts, plus a couple who aren't touring actively these days. Ashyby Frank is on mandolin, Brandon Bostic on guitar, Deanie Richardson

  • The Likely Culprits

    The Likely Culprits will make their official band debut, Saturday night at the world famous Station Inn, in Nashville, TN. This new group consists of Ashby Frank (mandolin, vocals), Deanie Richardson (fiddle), Melonie Cannon (vocals), Garnet Imes Bowman (vocals), Brandon Bostic

  • Little Did They Know

    Little Did They Know is latest Christmas single from the Rural Rhythm Christian label. It was written by IBMA-nominated songwriter Rick Lang, and produced by Stephen Mougin. The track features vocals by his wife Jana Mougin, formerly lead singer with the popular

  • WWB covers Nashville flood

    Terry Poirier contacted us last night with news about his show this evening (May 10) on World Wide Bluegrass. He will be dedicating this edition of Kickin' Canadian Grass to music and discussion following the horrible flooding in Nashville and

  • Bluegrass on year end lists

    As is always the case, the close of each year heralds a slew of "Best Of" lists of every imaginable description. They are a staple in all sorts of news and entertainment media (see our Favorite Bluegrass Recording of 2008

  • Melonie Cannon video trailer online

    The trailer for Melonie Cannon's video with Willie Nelson (which we told you about during IBMA) has been posted online. It's for the song Back To Earth from her current CD, And The Wheels Turn out last week on Rural

  • Melonie Cannon video preview

    The folks at Rural Rhythm Records invited us up to their suite yesterday afternoon (9/29) for a meet-and-greet and scaled-back acoustic set with Melonie Cannon. The first thing on the agenda was a brief preview of the music video she recently

  • Melonie and Willie

    On Wednesday we ran the first part of my discussion with Melonie Cannon, where we discussed her upcoming Rural Rhythm CD, And The Wheels Turn. Here is the remainder of the interview. Perhaps the chief highlight associated with the new CD