• 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

  • Clay Hess on Kickstarter

    Clay Hess, guitarist and vocalist with Sierra Hull & Highway 111, is the latest bluegrass artist to take to Kickstarter for crowdsourcing of his new project, Rain. In this case, Clay is looking for his fans and friends to help raise

  • Alison Krauss talks Paper Airplane

    Last week saw the release of Paper Airplane from Alison Krauss & Union Station, their first full band project since 2004. It's a splendid example of why this group, and their superstar lead singer, have made such a powerful impact well

  • It’s here – The Speed Of Bluegrass!

    Today's the day! Our brand spanking new Bluegrass Blog theme song, The Speed Of Bluegrass, is now available as a digital single from iTunes or Amazon.com. We commissioned Jim VanCleve last year to compose a tune that would exemplify what we

  • It’s here – The Speed Of Bluegrass

    Today's the day! Our brand spanking new Bluegrass Blog theme song, The Speed Of Bluegrass, is now available as a digital single from iTunes or Amazon.com. We commissioned Jim VanCleve last year to compose a tune that would exemplify what we