• Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band on Woodsongs

    Peter Rowan and his bluegrass band - which we profiled during IBMA week - was a recent guest on the Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour. They performed selections from the new album, Legacy, from the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band. Rowan, celebrated

  • Peter Rowan discusses Legacy

    This post is a contribution from David Morris, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. Photos for this post are from Roy Swann. After five decades in the music business, Peter Rowan doesn’t feel at all like he’s old and in the

  • Peter Rowan on Music City Roots

    We posted last week about Peter Rowan signing with Compass Records, and starting work on a new CD with The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band. You'll have a chance to hear his new group tonight when they perform on Music City Roots,

  • Peter Rowan signs with Compass

    Compass Records takes another step towards the bluegrass market with their signing of Peter Rowan yesterday (4/19). Over the past two years, they have released albums from Dale Ann Bradley, The Gibson Brothers, Bearfoot, and the John Hartford String Band,

  • Peter Rowan saw bluegrass born

    In advance of his appearance this Saturday (1/10) at Don Quixote's International Music Hall (Felton, CA), the Santa Cruz Good Time Weekly wrote about man-of-many-disciplines Peter Rowan. In an article entitled Peter Rowan saw bluegrass born, the writer drew attention to

  • Bub & Simpkins join Rowan & Rice Quartet

    The Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet has undergone a couple changes recently. In addition to Rowan & Rice, the quartet formerly consisted of mandolinist Sharon Gilchrist and bassist Bryn Davies. Both ladies have recently moved on to other pursuits and

  • Rowan/Rice DVD from Homespun

    Homespun Video is set to release a new instructional DVD this week featuring Peter Rowan and Tony Rice. Entitled Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Teach Songs, Guitar and Musicianship, the DVD runs 110 minutes with Rowan Rice teaching a half

  • More Best Of Sugar Hill Years CDs out today

    Sugar Hill Records is releasing more sets in the Americana Master Series today (7/10/07), among them four bluegrass albums. These will comprise anthologies by Peter Rowan, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, the Lonesome River Band and the Nashville Bluegrass Band. This series

  • Rowan/Rice tour dates coming up

    When we posted in November about the upcoming January '07 release of the new CD from Peter Rowan and Tony Rice, we mentioned that they would tour in support of the project this year. They are about to embark on a