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  • Bluegrass Musician All Suited Up

    Kody Norris grew up during the 90s in the mountains of East Tennessee. And while he did not grow up ...

  • Gents Swing Americana

    By blending elements of Americana and Western Swing with the unique and broad flavors of a newer gen...

  • Return To Roots

    Raised in rural Montgomery County, Virginia, Steve Thomas’s early years as a young boy were mostly i...

  • The Family Sowell

    One of the favorite style of acts among bluegrass fans these days is sibling harmony and family band...

  • Americana, Classic Country Roots

    Colorado musician Lee Sims turned a middle school talent show performance into a musical career that...

  • Frances Mooney

    Frances Mooney has been playing music for over 50 years. This Atlanta Country Music Hall of Famer wa...

  • Before The Beginning

    Over the years, we have told you many stories centered around those famous Bristol, TN recording ses...

  • FAI – Mayhem, Music And Inspiration

    Mayhem, Music, and Inspiration were the tag words as the 32nd Annual Folk Alliance International (FA...

  • Being Songwriter Of The Year

    Friends are more precious to me these days than gold and I consider Jerry Salley one of those precio...

  • NAMM Show Changes Things

    NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) is a music candy store for music retailers. It’...

  • New Show On The Road

    When a group of musicians get together and says to each other; let form a band, typically, there is ...

  • Hummingbird Melodies

    Mackenzie O’Brian has a tattoo on her arm that reads “Hummingbird.” It was a nickname given to her a...

  • Song Writer Story Time

    Rick Stanley has had a hand in writing some memorable bluegrass songs. One that has become somewhat ...

  • Mike Aiken; On The Road

    The last piece I wrote, we were just beginning this tour and were in Europe. Two months later we are...

  • Dance To The Music

    “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” Martha Graham “Dancing is surely the most basic and rele...

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