• Drinkin’ Alone video from The Steeldrivers

    The SteelDrivers have just released a new music video for Drinkin' Alone, one of the tracks on their current album, The Muscle Shoals Recordings. It's a song written by former 'Drivers lead singer and current county 'it guy,' Chris Stalpenton, along

  • 2016 Bluegrass Grammy

    The announcement for the 2016 Best Bluegrass Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards was made this afternoon in Los Angeles. This was during the infamous "earlier in the afternoon" ceremony regularly mentioned in the main awards show to be

  • Dave’s Dozen: The Best of 2015

    The good news for bluegrass fans last year: A lot of terrific music was released. So much, in fact, that it made picking my annual best-of list harder than usual. I eliminated bands that recorded songs I wrote because of

  • Big night for Chris Stapleton at the CMAs

    Chris Stapleton, the original lead singer and primary songwriter for The Steeldrivers, had a big night at the 49th Annual CMA Awards last night. He had never really been a bluegrass guy - though he is from Kentucky - but his clever

  • Long Way Down video from The Steeldrivers

    The Steeldrivers have a released a music video for Long Way Down, the opening track from The Muscle Shoals Recordings, their latest album on Rounder. It showcases more of their trademark blues-grass sound, featuring Gary Nichols' slippery vocals with grassy accompaniment.  

  • SteelDrivers Deliver, Again

    When Chris Stapleton left the SteelDrivers a few years back, I was skeptical that the band could recapture the magic with someone else in front of the microphone. His let-it-all-hang-out style defined the band and made its recordings instantly recognizable. So

  • River Runs Red lyric video from Steeldrivers

    Rounder Records has created a lyric video for one of the songs on The Muscle Shoals Recording, their upcoming album from The Steeldrivers. It's a song written by fiddler and vocalist Tammy Rogers, and sung by guitarist Gary Nichols, reflecting on

  • Brother John from The Steeldrivers

    Rounder Records has released a first single from The Muscle Shoals Recording by The Steeldrivers. It's a new song from guitarist/vocalist Gary Nichols, Brother John, which includes an acoustic slide guitar solo from Jason Isbell, country rock singer/songwriter and Nichols' childhood

  • Bill Murray at The Station Inn

    If you were at Nashville's Station Inn on January 10 to see the world famous Steeldrivers, you might have spied another celebrity in the crowd. Television and movie star, Bill Murray - a huge fan of the band - was in

  • Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass 2014

    Sevier County is a unique spot in East Tennessee. The cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg - each well under 10,000 in population - exist almost solely as tourist destinations. Think of a beach town without the beach -