The International Bluegrass Music Association crowned their leading pickers and players in bluegrass as esteemed artists are honored for their amazing contributions to the genre. via The Tennessean At the 30th annual celebration, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers took ...

Lester Flatt is one of the few artists who helped revive bluegrass music. He is mostly known for being the lead guitarist of the bluegrass band, Flatt and Scruggs. The resurgence of bluegrass music started with their band during the ...

Jeremy Park‘s sound is certainly one for the books as he perfectly blends the distinct twang of country, the vibe of Americana, and the authenticity of bluegrass with his debut album ‘Roots.’ via Jeremy Park’s Official Facebook Page “Buried Treasure” ...

Being in a family of musicians is a privilege and it’s a plus if you can also sing. Anyhow, there are numerous families in country music who are very talented. Some of them are the Judds, the Frizzells, and the ...

Life down here is rough. Faith, throughout the years, has carried people to keep believing and holding on to hope. Funny how the idea of it often gets mocked. It’s a mere crutch Christian fanatics manufacture they say. But with ...

One of the pillars of country music, Bill Monroe was definitely a force to reckon with as he was one of those who revolutionized the music industry. Throughout his career that spanned for almost seven decades, Monroe is credited as ...

Benny Martin ((1928-2001) – A music prodigy gifted to Sparta, Tennessee. He’s one of the first and best in Bluegrass’ music world with his 8-string fiddling invention. Below is a sampler of his phenomenal performances. Me & My Fiddle II ...

Another treat for all Bluegrass buffs out there! Listen to Kentucky pride and songstress Patty Loveless’ dynamic delivery of Rise Up Lazarus. Rise Up Lazarus – Patty Loveless Gee! Hear the strength and wholeness in her voice. Loveless, indeed, fits ...

According to custom, people in Eastern countries remove their footwear before entering mosques, synagogues, and houses. Westerners conform out of respect, but a few perhaps, know the backstory of it. The custom can actually be traced back to an ancient ...

Lester Flatt (photo from biography.com) We should be proud of being able to accomplish what we set out to do. We wanted to be in a field to ourselves, we had a sound all our own.” – Lester Flatt Lester ...

Anyone here fond of bluegrass music? Can you play? If so, play and sing along with Audie Blaylock & Redline in “Cry, Cry, Darling.” Played in the key of “G,” it would be an easy follow for amateurs like us. Have ...

 One of the three popular hymns about Jesus’ redeeming blood, “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus” also incorporates an upbeat rhythm. Hence, it’s good for the heart to sing along with the bluegrass rendition of this widely sang hymn of ...