Jaelee Roberts Releases New Single, “One’s Real Life”

Bluegrass wunderkind Jaelee Roberts’ newest single, “One’s Real Life,” originated in a dream. Roberts recalls, “In this dream, Harley Allen and I were writing a song. When I woke up, I could vividly remember the melody and the hook … ‘one’s real life’ … and a few other lines. It was enough to get me thinking about the differences between what we see in people’s … Continue reading Jaelee Roberts Releases New Single, “One’s Real Life”

SIDELINE Headlines Tour Dates For Remainder Of 2019

Trailblazing Bluegrassers, Sideline, are set to headline select dates at a variety of venues thr woughout the Fall. The group will wrap up a milestone year with a #1 single (“Crash Course In The Blues”) and 125 shows (that included tours of Canada and Ireland) under their belts. Additionally, Sideline is nominated for their first IBMA awards – for Song of the Year (“Thunder Dan”) … Continue reading SIDELINE Headlines Tour Dates For Remainder Of 2019

“Home Is Where the Bar Is” new single by Will Thomas Reed review

Will Thomas Reed has released the country ballad “Home Is Where The Bar Is” tune late last week and it is worth the listen! “Home is Where the Bar is” is a song all about that special place we all have, your local watering hole where everyone knows you and the bartender has your choice beverage in a cold glass waiting for you when you … Continue reading “Home Is Where the Bar Is” new single by Will Thomas Reed review

Sideline “Front and Center” album review

These Carolina Pickers have (in my opinion) put together the perfect bluegrass album of all time. “Front and Center” is the title of the album and so it should be as this album has it all. It’s refreshing take on story telling at its finest gives Sideline a warm welcome into the hearts of listeners. First on the album and my possible favorite bluegrass song … Continue reading Sideline “Front and Center” album review

Balsam Range releases first Christmas album

October 27th world-renowned Bluegrass quintet BALSAM RANGE delivers an orchestrated holiday album of contemporary and traditional tunes. Balsam Ridge brings a new and exciting spin on timeless Christmas classics. BALSAM RANGE, formed in 2007, has become one of the genre’s most award-winning acts in recent years, garnering 10 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards on the heels of six critically-acclaimed albums. This year, they are nominated … Continue reading Balsam Range releases first Christmas album

Life Is A Story: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

With over 40 albums under their belt, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are at it again bringing a masterpiece to life through traditional bluegrass and story telling song writing. As Doyle has put it, “Life itself is really a continuous story that embraces the beginning, the middle and inevitable ending.” He sums it up perfectly in this astounding  album. The album starts with “Kids These Days” … Continue reading Life Is A Story: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Newtown to release new CD “Harlan Road”

The rolling hills of Kentucky is home to many talented musicians of the bluegrass genre. Throughout the year, you can hear the strumming of the mandolin and plunking of the banjo in the ‘hollers’ of Kentucky as they are filled with bluegrass festivals. Newtown is one of those bands you may be able to catch at your local Bluegrass festival as they tour and promote … Continue reading Newtown to release new CD “Harlan Road”

Buckle Up Music Festival Returns in 2016 at New Location

After a year’s hiatus following the debut of the Buckle Up Music Festival in 2014, the festival will be moving to Blue Ash, Ohio in 2016 and is going to be even bigger and better than ever. The 2014 festival featured acts such as Willie Nelson, Alabama, Alison Krauss, The Band Perry and many others. This years lineup is promised to be packed full of … Continue reading Buckle Up Music Festival Returns in 2016 at New Location