• Aaron Ramsey – Gathering

    After a full four years of recording and mixing as his schedule allowed, Mountain Heart mandolinist Aaron Ramsey has completed his new solo project, Gathering. Aaron had to find time for his own album amidst touring duties with the band, working

  • Ron Block on Live Guitar Lessons podcast

    Ron Block will be the featured guest on tonight's (11/13) Learn & Master Guitar video podcast with Steve Krenz. The one hour live broadcast begins at 8:00 p.m. (EST), and will include Ron talking with Steve about technique, answering questions posted

  • Ron Block – From Bluegrass To AKUS Guitar

    AcuTab Publications has released a new guitar instruction DVD, Ron Block - From Bluegrass to AKUS Guitar. Ron has spent the largest part of his professional career playing banjo and guitar with Alison Krauss & Union Station. He was the subject

  • Next Bluebird in the Bluegrass Sept 13th

    The next installment of the Bluebird in the Bluegrass songwriter series will take place next Thursday, September 13, at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN. The concept behind the series is to shine a spotlight on our bluegrass tunesmiths, while also raising

  • Ron Block CD/DVD in the works

    We caught up with Ron Block this week, and he tells us that he has started work on a new solo recording - as he has breaks in the Alison Krauss & Union Station tour schedule this summer. He says that

  • 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

  • AKUS in Roanoke

    Last night (7/21), I was fortunate to catch Alison Krauss & Union Station in concert at the Roanoke Civic Center. She is extremely popular here, as she is in many parts of the world, and the audience was primed and