• Run To Paradise video from Mustered Courage

    It's been a while since we've heard from our Australian mates with Mustered Courage. The Melbourne-based grass rockers had made several trips to the US, with audiences here in the States reacting warmly to their rock-inflected bluegrass sound. Back home they

  • Mustered Courage remembers the ’70s

    Bluegrass covers of pop songs goes back a long way in our music. Perhaps the first to gain universal recognition was the arrangement of Fox On The Run that Emerson & Waldron picked up from British rockers Manfred Mann in

  • Honesty video from Mustered Courage

    Aussie grass pop mavens Mustered Courage have dropped a music video for Honesty, a new track released ahead of their next album. It finds the guys racing heavily-armored tricycles in a live action video game to the lushly-produced strains of the latest single. There's

  • Mustered Courage Does Telluride Right

    This is the first of several reports from Jen Hughes following the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. They may be from Down Under, but they sure can make an impression up at 8,750 feet. They mustered their courage and dove right into

  • Bluegrass at the Australian Country Music Awards

    Bluegrass was front-and-center in last week's 43rd annual Country Music Awards of Australia. There have almost always been grassers picking up trophies, known as the Golden Guitars, at the ceremony, but 2015 marked the first time that Country Music Australia bestowed a specific

  • Davidsons come up big in Aussie awards nominations

    When the nominees were announced for the 2015 Australian Golden Guitar awards on Monday, there was great news for Aussie grassers The Davidson Brothers. Their names were called in four separate categories, including song awards for two tracks from their current Wanderlust

  • Mustered Courage at WOB

    During World of Bluegrass at the start of October, we had a nice chat with two of the members of Mustered Courage, who were at the tail end of a lengthy US tour from their native Australia. These guys have

  • US release for Mustered Courage

    We've posted a number of videos from Australia's Mustered Courage, another group that uses the familiar bluegrass instrumentation to perform and record original music drawn from outside the old time or bluegrass tradition. It's a very appealing sound that has won them