• Steeldrivers song hits American Idol

    It's not often that we find bluegrass content on Fox's American Idol program. But last night's (3/26) episode found contestant C.J. Harris singing an understated, acoustic version of If It Hadn't Been Love, written by Chris Stapleton and Mike Henderson of

  • A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

    My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well

  • Wearin’ A Hole video from The Steeldrivers

    Another new music video from Rounder finds The Steeldrivers a drinkin' and a dancin' at Nashville's Station Inn. The video is for Wearin' A Hole from their current Hammer Down CD. Steeldrivers bassist Mike Henderson wrote the song, and if you

  • Final August 2013 Gettysburg photos

    Here is the final gallery of Frank Baker's images from the August 2013 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Just in time, as Frank is now sending in his photos from the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival.  

  • Song of the Mountain season 8 announced

    24 new episodes were announced today for the 8th season of the live bluegrass and acoustic music program, Song Of The Mountains, debuting June 15 on almost 200 public television affiliates across the US. The show works in collaboration with UNC-TV in

  • Compass releases quartet of MCR compliations

    Compass Records has just released four digital albums of music recorded during the 2012 season of Music City Roots, a Nashville-based radio and television program airing each Wednesday evening from The Loveless Barn. Each of the four is titled based on loose stylistic

  • Steeldrivers video for I’ll Be There

    Rounder has released a debut music video from this week's new album from The Steeldrivers, Hammer Down. The song is I'll Be There, written by featured vocalist Gary Nichols, along with John Paul White. Befitting the tone and lyrics of the

  • Lots o’ grass on Music City Roots

    Tonight's (2/6) edition of Music City Roots will feature a bluegrass-centric lineup. They are billing the show as Bluegrass and Friends, since two of the shows acts will be billed in that fashion. Jon Weisberger & Friends will feature the noted