• More Telluride photos

    On Saturday morning, the town of Telluride had a haziness to it that could only mean that the smoke from the wildfires had penetrated the high peaks, and had somehow made it into the box canyon. Speculating or assuming that

  • No Part of Nothin’ – Alan Tompkins

    “No part of nothin’,” Bill Monroe’s famous phrase describing music unworthy of praise just so happens to be the seemingly unusual choice for the title of the new release this month from Alan Tompkins, the president and founder of the

  • New Jerry Douglas album in June

    Reso-guitar sensation Jerry Douglas has a new album set for a June release. Like most of his recent projects, Traveler will feature a mix of his instrumental compositions with vocal interpretations by an eclectic group of singers. And he'll be using

  • No Part Of Nothin’ – Alan Tompkins

    Alan Tompkins is a true Renaissance man, what once was called a dilletante without a hint of disparagement. Growing up in western Kentucky, he developed a passion for traditional music, and found that he possessed a knack for playing and singing

  • 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

  • Alison Krauss on Tavis Smiley

    Just before Christmas, Alison Krauss & Union Station were guests on Tavis Smiley's program on PBS. The December 23 edition of the show included a lengthy sit-down interview with Alison, plus a live performance of Paper Airplane with Sam Bush

  • AKUS on Leno

    In addition to Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night on NBC, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno featured Alison Krauss & Union Station with special guest Sam Bush. If you ever get

  • Photos from Bluegrass at the Ryman

    Phil Bankester shared a couple of photos he took in Nashville at Thursday's Bluegrass Nights At The Ryman concert. The show featured Sam Bush and his crack band, with an opening performance from The Josh Williams Band. Phil tells us that Josh