• Steve, Edie and The Steeps on Letterman

    Here's video of last night's performance of When You Get To Asheville on The Late Show by Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, The Steep Canyon Rangers, and members of the CBS Orchestra. The song is the opening track from Steve and Edie's

  • Rangers in Woodstock working on their next CD

    Fresh off their success at the Grammy Awards, Steep Canyon Rangers are in Woodstock, NY recording the follow-up to their Grammy-winning album, Nobody Knows You. The guys are at Levon Helm Studios, the iconic wooden barn noted for its live sound,

  • And the Bluegrass Grammy for 2013 goes to…

    Congratulations to Steep Canyon Rangers, whose Nobody Knows You album was just announced as the winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for the Best Bluegrass Album. The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan) was awarded

  • Bon Voyage! Mountain Song at Sea sets sail

    All aboooaaaard! All aboard, and bring your…banjos? About 2000 bluegrass fans, artists and press are taking to the high seas of the Atlantic today, February 1, on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sky, for the maiden voyage of Mountain Song at

  • Steve & Edie ride again

    Not that Steve & Eydie... We're talking Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. It's a safe assumption that our readers are well familiar with Steve Martin, both from his star turns in comedy and film, and his new-found career as a performing/recording

  • PopMatters – Best of Bluegrass 2012

    It’s that time of year again, where pundits assess various aspects of the past 12 months. One of the first to do so and publish their list of favourites is PopMatters, the international magazine of cultural criticism. PopMatters’ bluegrass Top Ten listing

  • 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

  • Mountain Song Festival shares the wealth

    We just heard from Graham Sharp of Steep Canyon Rangers, who had some great news to share about their Mountain Song Festival earlier this month. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County in western