Let's clear up a matter of some confusion. Black Prairie is not a bluegrass band. Neither are Mumford and Sons or the Lumineers or any other group that just happens to have a banjo and just happens to play songs that echo folk melodies and images. What Black Prairie is is a collaborative off-shoot o ... More >>
Levon Helm's passing rightfully prompted an outpouring of emotion. Not only did Helm personally touch the lives of the most celebrated musicians in rock and roll, but he also played an extensive part of popularizing the rootsy "Americana" genre. That feat hasn't been lost on a group of musicians ... More >>
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The Band dances The Last Waltz, but can time heal old wounds?