• My Remedy from Missy Armstrong

    Over the past few years, Missy Armstrong, the Michigan bluegrass songbird, has become a favorite female vocalist for a good many people, including your humble correspondent. From her first recording with Detour, through her current solo efforts for Melton &

  • Broke Down in Arkansas from Missy Armstrong

    It looks like Missy Armstrong is back, at least to the bluegrass radio world. The incandescent songbird has been a true bright light in the bluegrass world of late, appearing with the Michigan-based Detour for several years, before stepping aside

  • White Christmas from Detour

    Here's another Christmas video from Missy Armstrong and Jeff Rose of Detour, their version of Irving Berlin's White Christmas. This song is said to be one of the top selling records of all time, with various versions notching 100 million

  • Merry Christmas from Detour

    Jeff Rose and Missy Armstrong from Detour recorded this video as a Merry Christmas wish for all their fans and friends. It's their unadorned arrangement of Go Tell It On The Mountain.   Any time is a good time to hear Missy

  • Going Nowhere Fast – Detour

    Detour really shook up the bluegrass world in 2012 with the release of A Better Place, the Michigan band's third album. It was remarkable for the introduction of a new voice and sound in the person of Missy Armstrong, the

  • Detour at Zellie’s Opry House

    I mentioned over the weekend in the Bluegrass Today forum just how much I was enjoying Detour's latest album, Going Nowhere Fast. We'll have a review of the record soon, but in the meantime, here are a couple of videos shot

  • First single from new Detour album

    Detour fans have been anxiously awaiting new music from the band since word first started circulating about a new recording some months ago. Expectations have been high since the success they enjoyed with their last record, A Better Place, and

  • Praise His Holy Name from Wayne Taylor

    I've long understood that a military career shows you how to get things done, but former Navy bandsman Wayne Taylor may be working on a new bluegrass record. Over the past 6-8 weeks, he has conceived an album project, written

  • Songwriter to Songwriter: Missy Armstrong

    Last week during World of Bluegrass, David Morris caught up with Missy Armstrong, lead vocalist and one of two primary songwriters with Michigan's fast-rising Detour. As part of David's Songwriter to Songwriter series, they talked about how she wrote the song Lovin'