MerleFest

Jim Lauderdale - Two-time Grammy-winning singer and master songwriter Jim Lauderdale is both a "songwriter's songwriter," who
Mipso first caught my attention at MerleFest two years ago when they performed at the Williams Center and later on the Cabin
"Life's a rolling tide And while "All That's Left" definitely hits a high note with me, I have to admit I think my favorite
The album, which was largely recorded during a single day in Austin while on a break from his summertime tour, presents Lauderdale's
This weekend's musical lineup offers a wide variety of roots, Americana, bluegrass and old country acts including Country
"We wanted to go back to our roots," says Dan Fedoryka, one of Scythian's co-founders, along with his brother, Alexander
Launched in 2011, the Crossroads @ SECCA concert series aims to provide attendees with an extraordinary evening of music
Mason Via is transcending musical genres with his unique brand of what has been described as Appalachian funky folk, soulful
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.
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.
If so and you're in the area, and even if you're not, tickets are still available. Make an effort to make your way over to
Every year, right around this time, a voracious group of music fans — a cult of sorts — overtakes a rough, wooded hillside
This year's competitors are as follows, in the order they are scheduled to perform: Ash Breeze 10:45-11 a.m. Fayetteville
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."