• Nick Forster to deliver WOB Keynote

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that Nick Forster, bassist/vocalist with Hot Rize and host and co-founder of the eTown radio franchise, will deliver the Keynote Address to the assembled bluegrass industry during the organization's 2015 World of Bluegrass

  • Sneak peek from new Hot Rize CD

    Hot Rize has released a single track from their upcoming reunion album, due sometime this Fall. It's Blue Is Falling, the opening track on the CD whose title has not yet been announced. The single (and the album) features three original

  • Hot Rize tracking new project

    Fans of Hot Rize will be delighted to learn that there is a new studio album in the offing. The CD will be the first by the legendary band in 10 years – and the first studio album since the release

  • New Hot Rize audio

    We posted back in August about the upcoming Hot Rize tour this fall, the band's first since the passing of original guitarist Charles Sawtelle in 1999. They will spend 10 days on the road, hitting clubs and theaters across the

  • Hot Rize reunion tour 2010

    Hot Rize hits the road again this fall for their first US tour in more than 10 years. They have a string of dates scheduled later this year with original members Pete Wernick on banjo, Tim O'Brien on mandolin/fiddle and