• Americana Music Awards on NPR

    NPR and Folk Alley have posted the audio from the 2010 Americana Music Awards show online. The 2.5 hour show, hosted by Jim Lauderdale, includes the presentations of awards, and musical performances by artists from a wide range of musical

  • Checking in with Sarah Jarosz

    We had the opportunity recently to check in with Sarah Jarosz, who is doing double-duty as a touring singer/songwriter, and taking a full load of courses as a first year student at Boston's New England Conservatory of Music. Her debut

  • Dierks and the Dusters

    Last night (1/20), country star Dierks Bentley was the special guest with The Infamous Stringdusters at Nashville's Station Inn. Bentley knocked around the Nashville bluegrass scene for a number of years before hitting it big, and has remained friends with

  • Sarah Jarosz in The Boston Globe

    Sunday's edition of The Boston Globe carried a feature on now hometown girl, Sarah Jarosz, who moved from her native home in Texas to Beantown to study at The New England Conservatory of Music. Entitled The freshman, the general tenor of

  • Bush, Jarosz on Prairie Home Companion

    This weekend's season-opening edition of A Prairie Home Companion will feature performances by a pair of mandolinists who smartly bookend the modern history of the instrument in bluegrass and Americana music. Sam Bush, the wizened veteran, recently received a Lifetime

  • Sarah Jarosz heading north

    Sarah Jarosz will be among the thousands of college freshmen descending onto the city of Boston next month. Long regarded as one of the biggest college towns in the US, Boston is the home of The New England Conservatory, where

  • Future of bluegrass assured

    With August 1 on the horizon, the airwaves are once again inundated with back to school advertisements. For recently-graduated high schoolers, plans for college are well underway, fraught with that bittersweet mix of anticipation and uncertainty. Next week we'll have stories

  • Sarah Jarosz video intro

    Here's a nice look at Sarah Jarosz and a few of the songs from her debut CD, Song Up In Her Head. It was shot last month during her Texas CD release party at Blue Rock Studios on June 11. Alex

  • Sarah Jarosz sings on TV

    Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz, whose debut CD Song Up In Her Head is just out on Sugar Hill, performed live on KXAN television in Austin, TX about two weeks ago. Her solo version of the title track shows the