• Tim May & Steve Smith

    Musicians often come together in unique (and sometimes unexpected) pairings, creating sounds that none of the individuals involved may have made on their own. When New Mexico-based mandolin player Steve Smith met Nashville session musician Tim May at Camp Bluegrass

  • Monticello – Hard Road Trio

    A century-old adobe building is definitely not a common setting for recording albums – particularly those which feature traditional music. However, for New Mexico-based group The Hard Road Trio, this was the perfect location for their Americana-flavored style of music.

  • Steve Smith on WDVX

    Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter Steve Smith will be a guest on today's (3/27) edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX. Steve is based in New Mexico, and is currently completing a tour of the southeast which finishes tonight at The Palace

  • Hard Road – Only So Fast

    We just received a copy of the new CD from Steve Smith and Hard Road, Only So Fast. I've known Steve since we were both young students of bluegrass music in eastern Virginia back in the late 1970s, and have followed

  • Jim & Missy hang it up

    In the midst of all the announcements of new bands and changing personnel that have been made this year, there is one that we have yet to mention. After 8 years, Jim Hurst and Missy Raines have decided to call

  • Steve Smith & Hard Road coming east

    Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Steve Smith, based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, will be bringing his music - and his band, Hard Road - back east for a number of shows in February 2006. Steve is a native of eastern Virginia,

  • Jim Hurst Bluegrass Band in Ireland

    The Jim Hurst Bluegrass Band is preparing for a ten day tour of Ireland in early October. Traveling with Jim for this tour are Steve Smith on mandolin, Scott Anderson on banjo, and Jim's son Brandon Hurst on bass. Stops