• Rocket Man goes bluegrass, x 2

    Bluegrass covers of pop, rock, and country songs have long been a part of our music. Flatt & Scruggs were doing them in the 1960s near the end of their tenure, just as The Country Gentlemen were starting to do

  • Midnight Feast video from Mile Twelve

    We haven't heard much of late from our Boston buddies in Mile Twelve. They've been touring all over the world in support of their debut album, Onwards, including several weeks in Japan during March. While at the Emelin Theatre in New

  • Ace Of Hearts video from Mile Twelve

    Mile Twelve has produced a new live video, their arrangement of Ace Of Hearts, originally recorded by country crooner Alan Jackson in 1989. Jackson's cut led off his Here In The Real World album which cemented his place in the

  • Ramblin’ Man video from Mile Twelve

    Hot on the heels of their new album release, and a whirlwind tour of Australia and New Zealand, Mile Twelve has posted a video of them covering one of the biggest country rock songs of the 1970s. Ramblin' Man was released

  • Onwards – Mile Twelve

    We've written a good bit about Mile Twelve in recent months. The Boston-based group has been making noise in bluegrass with their virtuosic approach to the music, clever songwriting and arrangements, a nose-to-the-grindstone attitude, and a youthful energy that appeals

  • Mile Twelve Down Under

    Mile Twelve in front of Mount Ruapehu and Mount Ngauruhoe (cast as Mordor in Lord of the Rings) Following their star turn last month at IBMA's World Of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC, Mile Twelve headed off for a month-long tour

  • Onwards video from Mile Twelve

    Maybe it's their youthful energy, or the recent college educations they've all received in the music business. Or it could be that Mile Twelve is just a savvy group of young music professionals. Either way, they are taking full advantage of

  • The Margaret Keene video from Mile Twelve

    Mile Twelve really is a definitively Boston band. Only one of its members hails from the city, the rest came to either attend school or were drawn by its music scene, like much of the under-30 demographic there. Young people have

  • New video from Mile Twelve

    Boston's Mile Twelve has released another live video, this time for Sunny Side Of Town, a new song written by Geoff Bartley. It has more than a touch of the Del McCoury to it, showing once again that the sound

  • David Benedict to Mile Twelve

    When I caught Boston's Mile Twelve live during World of Bluegrass in Raleigh this year, there were a number of impressions I came away with. First off, it was immediately clear that these talented young artists, with the bloom of the