• Tone Poems – Deluxe Edition

    David Grisman and his Acoustic Oasis label have just released a digital Deluxe Edition of his classic Tone Poems album, recorded as a set of instrumental duets with Tony Rice in 1993. This was a concept project at the time, designed

  • Aaron Ramsey – Gathering

    After a full four years of recording and mixing as his schedule allowed, Mountain Heart mandolinist Aaron Ramsey has completed his new solo project, Gathering. Aaron had to find time for his own album amidst touring duties with the band, working

  • Bluegrass Album Band in Sevierville – May 2013

    In addition to a reunion show next February at Bluegrass First Class in Asheville, NC, the original members of the fabled Bluegrass Album Band are set to reassemble again in May during the Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass festival in Sevierville, TN. These shows coincide

  • Tony Rice ailing again

    Guitar hero Tony Rice has again been forced to cancel some shows, owing to further health complications following his treatment for pneumonia last year. A combination of inflammation, fatigue and an adverse drug reaction with antibiotics and prednisone have left

  • Bluegrass Album Band reunion in February

    Bluegrass First Class has long been considered among the top destination events on the festival calendar for bluegrass fans. Held in February each year, the BFC offers a respite from the winter's bluegrass isolation at a "first class" indoor resort,

  • Tony Rice under the weather

    Guitar hero Tony Rice has had to cancel a number of shows owing to another recent bout of illness. He was down with pneumonia in November last year, and has been experiencing respiratory and other ailments in recent weeks. Keith Case with

  • Life Goes On from MACC

    For the past 25 years, Darrel and Phyllis Adkins of Adkins Productions have hosted the Bluegrass Classic music festival in Columbus, Ohio. After their daughter, Mandy, passed away from an inoperable brain tumor in 2000, they joined with numerous bluegrass