Sam Bush Band - The Father of Newgrass, Sam Bush established himself long ago as roots royalty, revered for both his solo
The band spent 230 days on the road last year, says Joseph Terrell, who adds he thinks it is part of the secret to their
And while "All That's Left" definitely hits a high note with me, I have to admit I think my favorite song on the album -- recorded
3. He's changed his tune about IBMA leaving Nashville for Raleigh. "At first I was sad when IBMA movied from Nashville to
For the uninitiated, the historic town of Bristol straddles Tennessee and Virginia. Four blocks of downtown are shut down
The trio, which released two singles -- "Passing Craze (On To You)" and "Uprooted" -- on Friday, is releasing its first self
MerleFest Fans Are In For A Treat When Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings Perform Under The Stars For Crossroads @ SECCA
SECCA seeks to enhance perspectives, inspire community and ignite new ideas at the intersection of art and its visitors. Launched
After watching this budding musician on stage for a few sets, my bet is that he's wrong about that "normal" job. Check him
Will Overman and his band, with the exception of uber-talented drummer Chris Helms -- think Sebastian Bach in the Gilmore Girls' Hep Alien band -- weren't born until a few decades after my KTel find.
It's no secret MerleFest fans have made the annual trek for the past 29 years to North Carolina's Wilkes Community College during the last weekend of April to hear their musical folk heroes perform live. What's less obvious is the musicians themselves look just as forward to the annual event honoring the music of the late, great Doc and Merle Watson because it gives them the chance to rub elbows, possibly jam or even get discovered by their own musical heroes.
"MerleFest moments," they're called. Things that last forever, tucked away for safekeeping but there when you need them. A Scythian fiddle song playing in your head. Warm and bright. Humming to Jerry Douglas and his dobro. Soothing, soulful, unforgettable.
The good people at MerleFest on Sunday night released a piece about the North Carolina festival, which ended that day. The
If you haven't heard Will Overman Band (WOB), just wait. You will.
No. 3 -- The People. Jerry Douglas, who I believe has yet to miss a MerleFest and is scheduled to headline the Watson Stage
Every year, right around this time, a voracious group of music fans -- a cult of sorts -- overtakes a rough, wooded hillside at Wilkes Community College in North Carolina.
Every year, right around this time, a voracious group of music fans — a cult of sorts — overtakes a rough, wooded hillside
"The winner of the band competition will perform on the Watson Stage on Saturday," Johnson says. "My hope is that this opportunity
Roots music and moonshine: Ah, what a lovely couple.
The 1961 New Yorker is quiet now, its 500-horsepower engine still and silent. The vintage Chrysler isn’t retired, exactly
Scythian, which means "nomad" in Ukranian, has been described as fusing Celtic and Americana music with thunderous energy into what the band's members call "immigrant rock."