• Spring 2009 BMP has arrived

    The May/June edition of Bluegrass Music Profiles helped to fill the mail box this past Saturday morning. This latest edition of the glossy bi-monthly magazine has as its main feature a six-page, wide-ranging profile of that prolific bluegrass song writing duo

  • Last Day of Galax

    Johnny Williams released his most recent CD, Last Day of Galax, in August but we didn't get a copy until this week. It clearly shows why Johnny has earned his reputation as among the most expressive singers of traditional bluegrass

  • Tom T. Hall enters Country Music Hall of Fame

    This past Sunday evening, Tom T. Hall was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, along with the Statler Brothers. Tom T. has long been associated with bluegrass music. He got his start playing in a bluegrass band. He spent

  • Before Bluegrass

    Heather Berry is known to bluegrass fans as one of the award winning Daughters of Bluegrass. She put her first band together when she was 12 and recorded a CD titled Reflections of the Past. In 2006 she released To

  • Tom T. on Josh Williams

    Josh Williams unveiled his new band last Saturday at The Station Inn in Nashville. It was their first public performance, and a good many of Nashville's bluegrass folks were on hand. Among them was veteran songwriter and bluegrass entrepreneur Tom T.

  • 2008 Country Music Hall Of Fame inductees

    The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville has just announced the list of this year's inductees, all of whom have a bluegrass connection. The honorees are selected annually in three chronological career categories: pre WWII, WWII to 1975, and 1975-present. Ernest

  • New York Times features Tom T. Hall

    In yesterday's edition of the New York Times, the music section had a story featuring Tom T. Hall. The story was focused on Mr. Hall's relationship to country radio stations and was appropriately headlined as... Who Needs Country Radio? Not Tom

  • Oh, Christmas Candle

    This post comes as a contribution from Dixie Hall, one half of the songwriting powerhouse Tom T. and Dixie Hall, who manage both Good Homegrown Music and Blue Circle Records. Several years ago, we were enjoying a visit to Bluebird