• SOIMF, day 1

    The doors opened at 10:00 a.m. Friday to let the crowd in for the March 2014 edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. There was a steady stream of bluegrass music fans until the Roberts Center was packed full.

  • Cheers! in the bluegrass style

    Today is St. Patrick's Day, and whether you prefer a green beer or a Shamrock Shake (like myself), you have to appreciate some good drinking songs on one of the year's biggest days for alcohol consumption. Because the number of bluegrass

  • Rhonda’s new Bluegrass Express

    Rhonda Vincent has unveiled the latest iteration of the Bluegrass Express, her tour bus which also serves as a rolling billboard for both her and Martha White. Actually, it's not really a new bus, but a new graphic wrap, celebrating the

  • Rhonda remembers the ’80s

    We found this classic photo on Rhonda Vincent's message board, a shot of her with Suzanne Cox and Alison Krauss which, judging from the hair, was taken in the late 1980s. Can you believe that look went out of fashion? Rhonda recalls

  • Simply Bluegrass premieres March 7

    Gabriel Communications will debut its latest set of Country's Family Reunion programs, Simply Bluegrass, this week on RFD-TV. Produced by Larry Black, host of Larry's Country Diner, it follows his familiar Reunion concept: gather up a room full of top

  • Here Comes Feller & Hill… Again

    Feller & Hill have announced the imminent release of their second album, Here Comes Feller & Hill... Again, due later this month from Blue Circle Records. The record once again combines their passion for traditional bluegrass, flavored by '60s-style twang country.

  • Saturday at Palatka 2014

    Cody Schuler and Pine Mountain Railroad opened the show on Saturday at Palatka, and Dry Branch Fire Squad appeared for the second day. They were followed by the high energy of Little Roy and Lizzy. Marty Raybon and Rhonda Vincent followed. The

  • Irene Kelley’s Pennsylvania Coal

    I wasn’t prepared for what happened the first time I hit play on Irene Kelley’s new CD, Pennsylvania Coal. I’ve known and admired her work as a songwriter and I knew from reading the liner notes that the picking would be