These days, every artist has a story to tell, and our shelves are groaning with autobiographies of everyone from the not-so-well-known, such as the drummer in the garage band down the street — what’s his name again? — to the […]
Owensboro sits, cradle-like, along a crook in the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. Indiana is across the river to the north, Nashville two hours south, and Bill Monroe’s homeplace just 30 miles southeast. It’s also home to the Bluegrass Hall […]
It’s the night after Christmas in 2017, and I’m sitting on my bed surrounded by a pile of old No Depression magazines. I pulled them down off the top shelf in my bedroom closet because I have a deadline looming […]
Many of us have grown up musically with Sierra Hull from her youngest years in Byrdstown, TN, where she was born in 1991 into a tightly knit family where music was played and enjoyed. Given a fiddle she had requested at age […]
Bluegrass, like any musical genre, has its roots deep in the culture that nurtured and grew it. As it grows, it seeks to maintain those roots while remaining alert to its commercial opportunities. But like the rest of the world, emerging […]
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