• #MACCMonday — Mo Pitney

    Each Monday between now and July 17 we will feature a report from Daniel Mullins about special performances set to occur during this year’s MACC. The 2017 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival (MACC) benefits St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The multi-day

  • Mo Pitney at SPBGMA

    Folks in the know in the world of bluegrass have had their eye on Mo Pitney for quite some time. He demonstrated his grass cred on last year's Croweology project from Rickey Wasson, where he delivered a number of New South

  • Merry Christmas from Mo Pitney

    Mo Pitney is known to most of the world as a rising country singer based in Nashville, but grassers recognize him as one of our own. He's not only made the rounds playing bluegrass in his native Illinois, and on

  • Croweology – Rickey Wasson

    Has bluegrass music gotten better over its somewhat brief 70 year history? I'm not talking about how the music that is categorized as bluegrass has expanded over this time, and how people may feel about that, but about the core

  • Croweology coming May 31

    Rickey Wasson became synonymous with the sound of J.D. Crowe & The New South during the band's final years. Singing lead and playing guitar, Rickey's rich, soulful baritone covered all the hits Crowe had recorded with legends like Tony Rice, Keith

  • Congratulations Emily and Mo!

    There was a bluegrass wedding in Illinois over the weekend, as Emily Bankester married Mo Pitney. The happy couple, surely both among the finest young vocalists of their generation, tied the knot at the Bankesters home church, Hope Church, in