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Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen Live In Our Studio

The legendary duo performs Turn, Turn, Turn during a recent visit to Bluegrass Country.

In Remembrance Of Radio Legend Ray Davis

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Our friend and colleague Ray Davis died Wednesday, Dec. 3 of leukemia. He was 81. Here’s an audio tribute to a man who, for many decades, played an important role in America’s musical traditions. Read the Washington Post article about Ray’s outstanding contributions here.

Bluegrass Grammy Nominees Announced


Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen,  Rhonda Vincent and The Del McCoury Band are among the bluegrass artists nominated for the music industry’s highest honor this year.

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  • Earls of Leicester in Nashville

    earls_thWhen the Earls of Leicester stopped for a show at The Station Inn in Nashville, Shelly Swanger was there to capture the moment. The band is a special project group that Jerry Douglas put together as a tribute to the music of Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs […]

  • Bluegrassers Need A Helping Hand

    fire_thIf you’re blessed to have a little extra this holiday season, two hardworking and talented bluegrass musicians can use your help. Songwriter-bass player Angie Hawkins and guitarist Larry Dwight Benefield lost their Lafayette, AL, home and nearly all of their possessions in a fire on […]

  • Having A Coffee with……. Russell Moore

    russell_moore_thHaving A Coffee With… is a fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so well known, about some of their interests, as well as about the music that they love.  Born on December 21, 1963, Russell Moore began playing music […]

  • On This Day #36 – Don Law

    law_thOn This Day …… On December 20, 1982, Don Law, producer, died in La Marque, Galvaston, Texas. Don Law was the producer of some exceptional recordings by stellar bluegrass acts Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys and Jim & Jesse and […]

  • Dollywood auditions set for 2015 season

    dollywood_thThe success of the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, TN has spurred the tourist and entertainment industry industry in East Tennessee. Millions of visitors have toured the park in recent years, and the newer adjacent Dolly-themed water park, leading to growth in the hotel […]

  • Snapshots from Darin & Brooke in February

    snapshots_thMountain Home Music has announced a February release for the next album from Darin & Brooke Aldridge. It will be called Snapshots, and is intended to present a group of songs that have meaning to the couple, just like the stack of photos they might […]

  • My Weary Heart video from G2

    mind_over_matter_thIt looks we’re in a Scandinavian mood this morning… G2 has released a second video from their latest album, Mind Over Matter. It’s not really a bluegrass track, more of an acoustic ballad, featuring guitarist and lead vocalist Christoffer Olsson. The other band members show up […]

  • Karin Wright – You Got The Silver

    karin_wright_thWe hear a good bit about bluegrass music in Sweden these days, but less so in neighboring Norway. It’s there, however, and we get a taste with the release of You Got The Silver from Norwegian artist Karin Wright. She’s the latest singer from outside […]

  • Behind The Mic with Dennis Jones

    dennis_jones_thAlthough we certainly have stars in bluegrass music, there’s really more of a feeling of community – shared between fans, musicians (professional and amateur alike), and other folks within the industry – that many other musical genres do not enjoy. It’s not every day that […]

  • Christmas single from Stacy Grubb and Clay Hess

    grubb_hess_thStacy Grubb is set to release a new album later this month, produced by Clay Hess, and has dropped a new single this week. But it’s not a track from the new record, but a special Christmas song she wrote and recorded with Hess. Is […]

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