• Daydreams – Cory Piatt

    Young Cory Piatt is currently mandolinist with The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band. He has been playing almost half his 17 years, and has developed a stunning mastery of his instrument in this short time, as evidenced by his debut

  • Grassers with Bobby and Billy Ray Cyrus

    Unless you've been living in a cave since 1992, there's a strong likelihood that you are familiar with country singer and TV personality Billy Ray Cyrus. Odds are you are also acquainted with his daughter, singer, actress and gal-about-town, Miley. But

  • Carolina Moonrise from Jim Lauderdale

    Jim Lauderdale is set to release his 21st recording on September 25, a new bluegrass album called Carolina Moonrise. Like his previous grass projects, Jim has again teamed up with Randy Kohrs, who produced and engineered, and also provided reso-guitar. And like

  • Josh Shilling Letting Go video

    We've written before about Letting Go, the debut solo project from Mountain Heart vocalist Josh Shilling. And as Josh has mentioned in previous posts, this isn't a bluegrass record, though it does feature contributions from notable grassers like Shilling's bandmate Aaron

  • Daydreams from Cory Piatt

    Cory Piatt, the talented young mandolinist with The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band, has recently completed a solo project. Entitled Daydreams, the album will be released this summer by Patuxent Music. Piatt tells us that he has been working on finishing this

  • Go the Road – Tiller’s Folly

    It wasn't too many years ago that the concept of a “band" began to change from simplistic to more complicated definitions. In fact, at the turn of the last century, many individuals would have considered the act of two people

  • Life Goes On – Music from the MACC II

    We've written many times about the magnificent work done by Darrel and Phyllis Adkins at their annual Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival in Ohio. Top bluegrass acts make the trip each summer and perform at no charge, with proceeds from the

  • Little Did They Know

    Little Did They Know is latest Christmas single from the Rural Rhythm Christian label. It was written by IBMA-nominated songwriter Rick Lang, and produced by Stephen Mougin. The track features vocals by his wife Jana Mougin, formerly lead singer with the popular

  • Randy Kohrs at the Hall of Fame

    Resonator guitarist extraordinaire Randy Kohrs will be conducting an instrument demonstration at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN. It is set for this afternoon (October 30th) at 1:00 p.m. The focus of the discussion will be the history

  • Clay Hess – Rain

    Longtime sideman Clay Hess is out with his third solo project, due for wide release during IBMA later this month. Rain finds Hess in his most familiar role: scorching the guitar, on both lead and rhythm. Since first hitting the