Borne from previous years flush with uncertainty and strife, Peter Rowan's remarkable new album, Calling You From My Mountain, on Rebel Records, finds the legendary bluegrass standard-bearer and erstwhile musical pioneer touching on topics that deal pointedly with today's troubling circumstances.
Peter Rowan talks Calling You From My Mountain, his new bluegrass record
Photo of Peter Rowan by Amanda Rowan This article/interview is a contribution from Mike Fiorito, a free lance music writer, Associate Editor for Mad Swirl Magazine, and a regular contributor to the Red Hook Star Revue. Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Peter Rowan has
Happy Birthday Peter Rowans!
Every year about this time, beneath the West Marin sky, Peter Rowan puts on a Bluegrass BBQ birthday bash for fans, friends, and family to stop by and eat, drink, and pick. Peter’s birthday is on July 4, but this
Rebel releases second single from Peter Rowan
Rebel Records has released a second single from their new Peter Rowan album, Carter Stanley's Eyes. This time it's the title track, The Light In Carter Stanley's Eyes, which Pete wrote about a visit he took with Bill Monroe to say
Peter Rowan in Europe with Red Wine
Legendary singer/songwriter Peter Rowan and Italian bluegrass band Red Wine have linked up to play some prestigious dates in Europe this month. This working relationship goes back about 20 years as Red Wine’s banjo player Silvio Ferretti recollects …… "First time we
Carter Stanley’s Eyes from Peter Rowan
Peter Rowan has paid his dues, spending more than 50 years in and around bluegrass, sharing the stage with everyone from Bill Monroe and Jerry Garcia. Now, he’s paying tribute. His new CD on Rebel Records is called Carter Stanley’s Eyes.
Peter Rowan back to the stage with Travelin’ McCourys
Peter Rowan with The Travelin' McCourys at the Sweetwater Music Hall - photo by Dorothy St. Claire Bluegrass veteran Peter Rowan made his first appearance on stage since a brief December illness when The Travelin' McCourys played recently at the Sweetwater Music Hall in
Peter Rowan returns to his roots – track premiere
Carter Stanley has been an inspiration to many in the bluegrass field. For Peter Rowan, that influence has simmered for more than half a century. The impression that Rowan was left with after meeting Carter Stanley for the first time has
Peter Rowan off the road for a few months
Peter Rowan at the August 2017 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - photo by Frank Baker If you've visited the Peter Rowan web site recently, you'll notice that all the dates he has booked for the early part of 2018 are marked as
Photos from Old Settler’s 2017
Ronnie McCoury at Old Settler's Music Festival (April 2017) - photo by Tom Dunning 2017 was the 30th Anniversary event for the Old Settler's Music Festival in the Texas hill country west of Austin. They offer four days of music, blending