It's safe to say that of all the ambassadors for old-time music - from Bill Monroe to Pete Seeger to Ralph Stanley - Abigail Washburn has had, through her passion for and knowledge of China, the most remarkable of international impacts. At one time, the singer, songwriter and instrumentalist had pla ... More >>
That high lonesome sound is resonating through the hollers today as Bluegrass music lovers and banjo enthusiasts alike are mourning the death of Earl Scruggs.
A musical innovator in the truest sense of the word, Scruggs died from natural causes at a Nashville area hospital. He was 88.
As a profe ... More >>
Photo by Roy KastenSarah Jarosz, solo at the Duck Room
Sarah Jarosz | Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine
Blueberry Hill's Duck Room
August 4, 2011
My short-term memory isn't what it used to be. One example: I can't remember the last time I was wrong.
Scratch that: I can. This June, when ask ... More >>
"This evening is about my two favorite things," Steve Martin announced halfway through his most excellent, sold out show with the Steep Canyon Rangers at the Roberts Orpheum last night. "Comedy and charging people to hear music." Well, uh, that pretty much sums it up, except that Martin reall ... More >>