• Silver Dollar City adds Bluegrass Cruises

    Silver Dollar City's Bluegrass & BBQ festival has added a new wrinkle for 2013. The annual mega-fest which runs continuously from May 9-27 in Branson, MO, will feature bluegrass lake cruises on their paddlewheel showboat, Branson Belle, May 24-26. Monroe Crossing will

  • Great Northern Indoor Bluegrass Music Festival

    This past weekend Terry and Jan Lease hosted the 19th edition of the Great Northern Indoor Bluegrass Music Festival. Friday brought Newtown, Larry Sparks, Special C, Kody Norris, and a relatively new band from Minnesota, Copper Creek. Saturday featured Donna Ulisse, The

  • Special C in the British Isles

    Here's another report from Greg Cahill on Special C's ongoing tour of Ireland and the UK. We are having a wonderful time over here - as always. Last Thursday we played in a historic town called Limavady and then drove through

  • Special C at Stonehenge

    Special C is in the middle of their British tour, and we just got a note from Greg Cahill - and a cool photo of the band posing at a prominent English landmark. "We left the USA last Wednesday and arrived

  • 55th Grammy Award nominees announced

    The Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards in a Nashville ceremony last night. While the rest of the world gushes over Jay-Z, The Black Keys and Kanye West, we'll save our praise for the all important

  • Special C live from Station Inn

    Greg Cahill and Special Consensus will roll into Nashville this afternoon (11/15) for a visit to The Station Inn Sessions, airing from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (EDT) on WSM. The show is hosted by Mike Terry, and involves a one hour interview with the

  • Scratch Gravel Road – Special Consensus

    Another highly-anticipated CD scheduled for release this month is Scratch Gravel Road, the 16th album from Special Consensus over the course of 37 years in the biz. It is set to hit March 27 on Compass. Founding member and owner/operator Greg

  • Bluegrass rules on Music City Roots tonight

    Tonight's (2/1) edition of Music City Roots is bluegrass, bluegrass, bluegrass. Scheduled to perform this evening from the Loveless Barn in Nashville are Lonesome River Band, Chris Jones & the Nightdrivers, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Special Consensus and Darrell Scott. Jim