• A tribute to bluegrass heroes

    On Friday night, while Vince Gill was playing a gig in the Washington D.C. suburbs for $110 a ticket, Norman Wright was finishing up a shift at his day job and doing some work on his son’s car before making

  • Jim Mills in Garden & Gun

    We've posted a few times about Garden & Gun magazine. It's a glossy bi-monthly that merges content on southern lifestyle with hunting and outdoors features. They have been quite kind to bluegrass music, with recent features on Sam Bush, Punch Brothers,

  • Moody Bluegrass Two…Much Love

    June 21 has been announced as the official release date for a second set of bluegrass covers of classic songs from legendary 1960’s-70’s British pop-rockers The Moody Blues. The first, Moody Bluegrass, hit in 2004, combining the chart hits from

  • New Gospel album from Mike Scott

    Mike Scott is known to most bluegrass fans as a banjo picker, having spent lengthy stints with Danny Davis & The Nashville Brass, Jim & Jesse and Ronnie Reno. But Scott is also a talented vocalist and songwriter with a

  • Catching up with Jim Mills

    I had a chance to catch up last week with banjo monster Jim Mills, and was immediately curious about what he has been doing since leaving Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder last summer. Jim said that he has been enjoying the

  • Bill Anderson talks bluegrass

    Whisperin' Bill Anderson may not be among the first names which come to mind when you start talking bluegrass. His success came as a country singer and songwriter, and he has managed to thrive as a songsmith in the modern

  • Gaither’s Country-Bluegrass Homecoming

    This past week in Nashville a number of bluegrass and country acts came together to participate in the taping of the next Gaither Homecoming DVD. This time around it's country and bluegrass gospel music throughout. Of course, all the performances

  • Ricky Skaggs takes home 12th Grammy

    The 49th annual Grammy Awards were presented last night, and a few of our own were honored with awards. The biggest bluegrass award of the night was given to Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder who took home the Grammy for Best