Bluegrass is wrongfully stereotyped as a traditional music with more than a little hayseed in its ears. Perhaps this stereotype grows out of its early emergence from its own source material, which was then emphasized by its use in television […]
Zeb Snyder emerged as a fresh guitar talent about a decade ago playing with the Snyder Family Band, consisting of his younger sister Samantha on fiddle, and his father, Bud, playing bass. I first remember seeing him at a now-defunct autumn […]
Bob Dylan has been a part of the American musical consciousness since the early 1960s. In other words, a man now three-quarters of a century old has fascinated, irritated, entertained, intrigued, and inspired Americans for more than half a century. […]
After describing RockyGrass as the perfect festival last year, I actually need to amend that sentiment. There is no such thing as perfection, yet many of us constantly strive for it. I would say it is more like a Three Michelin […]
Alternative programming by Sutton, Holt and Coleman during the Album Hour was superb.
The Asheville, North Carolina, music scene has its share of local-boy-makes-good stories. And with his 1997 debut onto the national scene, guitarist and Asheville native Bryan Sutton quickly made a major impression in bluegrass and the wider music community. Named […]
Winner of the IBMA’s guitarist award four times in the last six years and a sought-after studio picker, 32-year-old Bryan Sutton doesn’t have much left to prove. What makes him even cooler is that he knows this, and thus his […]
You may not know the name Bryan Sutton, but you’ve almost certainly heard his work. A former member of Ricky Skaggs’ Kentucky Thunder, Sutton, just 27, has quickly established himself as one of Nashville’s most sought-after session guitarists, appearing on […]
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