News/Thoughts

  • 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...

  • Bluegrass Feature Film Restored

    On Labor Day weekend, in 1971, Carlton Haney produced a Bluegrass festival at Camp Springs, NC. This...

  • Americana Down Under

    It was an incapacitating car accident in his late teens that moved Perth, Western Australian artist ...

  • The River Ratz

    The River Ratz, a four-piece Acoustic Americana Band hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, says th...

  • Song Interpreter

    Christine Lavin called Mara Levine, “one of the best singers of her generation,” and David Amram cal...

  • 55 Years And Counting

    Born and raised in Lebanon OH, Larry Sparks is one of the few early generation bluegrass pioneers st...

  • Sibling Harmony

    Maggie and Abigail Vogts hail from southeastern Kansas (Erie) where they have been sibling musicians...

  • For The Songwriter In You

    Some dreams fly like a rocket! My husband, Rick Stanley and I sold our home we had for many years in...

  • Fiddlin’ In Galax

    Is your musical bucket list like ours here at the magazine? Our bucket is just too full of wonderful...

  • 400 Songs And Counting

    After years of working with and for other artists, Australian musician Rod McCormack decided it was ...

  • Living The Life Of Music

    Dewey and Leslie Brown are truly living the life of music. Dewey, a fiddler, played in Dr. Ralph Sta...

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