• New Tim Stafford album on the way

    In addition to the next Blue Highway CD, The Game, due January 21 on Rounder, guitarist Tim Stafford is starting a new solo project of his own today. He'll be recording with frequent collaborators Adam Steffey on mandolin, Barry Bales

  • New single from Grasstowne

    We caught up with Alan Bibey over the weekend to discuss all things Grasstowne. Their next Mountain Fever project, Grasstowne 4, is finished but for the mixing, and is set for release early in 2014. Alan said that its completion was

  • Merry Christmas from Lou Reid & Carolina

    It would seem that Lou Reid & Carolina are shooting for an early start on the holiday spirit. They have a single just released to radio, a new yuletide song, Christmas In The Blue Ridge, written by Lou and Terry Foust. It was recorded recently

  • Jim Shumate has passed

    Legendary bluegrass fiddler Jim Shumate has died at 91 years of age. As a young man, he served as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys in the early 1940s, just prior to the addition of Flatt & Scruggs to

  • Poison Cove – Milan Miller

    While most bluegrass albums contain at least a few updated versions of old standards, there’s also some great new original music coming out these days. Milan Miller, the writer behind recent fan favorites Caney Fork River (Balsam Range) and Pretty

  • Second Time Around – Jason Davis

    If you've caught a Junior Sisk show this past few years, or heard his last two records, you know what a blistering banjo picker he has in Jason Davis. This month, at the age of 23, Davis is seeing his second

  • In the Waiting – Kelley Nelson

    Since its beginnings, bluegrass has been closely connected to Gospel music, with many performers choosing to always include one or two Gospel songs on their records. Entirely Gospel albums have also been quite popular with bluegrass fans. Vocalist Kelley Nelson,

  • New single from Kelley Nelson

    Virginia songwriter Kelley Nelson has released a single ahead of her upcoming album, In The Waiting. The song is The Son is Always With Me in the Mine, written by Sandy Shortridge. Steve Gulley produced the all-Gospel project, which was recorded at his