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Music Review: The Steeldrivers – ‘The Muscle Shoals Recordings’

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The Steeldrivers' new disc is full of elegant mid-tempo bluegrass songs with dark lyrics. Read More »

Music Review: The Howlin’ Brothers – ‘Trouble’

The The Howlin' Brothers - Trouble

The Howlin' Brothers represent the best of contemporary Americana with this latest release, which is out on Brendan Benson's Readymade Records imprint. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – ‘A Celtic Christmas’ [Compiled by Marc Gunn]


This collection of Christmas songs from indie Celtic artists like Boston Blackthorne, Iona, and Heather Dale is bound to boost your spirit. Read More »

Concert Review: Steve Martin • Preservation Hall Jazz Band • Madeleine Peyroux, Hollywood Bowl, 8/7/13

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Though the three acts aren't touring together, all are worth seeking out. Read More »

Music Review: The Greencards – ‘Sweetheart of the Sun’


The Greencards add some sophistication to their brand of newgrass that takes the band in some new directions. Read More »

Music Review: Whitewater Ramble – Roots & Groove

Whitewater Ramble has returned with an album that fuses bluegrass and roots music. Read More »

Music Review: The Steeldrivers – Hammer Down

This disc is just about as close to flawless as today's mainstream bluegrass gets. Read More »

Nu-Bluegrass Singer Aoife O’Donovan Sneaks Onto 2012 “Best Jazz Album” Lists with Dave Douglas Quintet

The Dave Douglas Quintet's jazz improvisation coordinated surprisingly well with O'Donovan's studied folk stylings on the "sublime" 2012 album Be Still. Read More »

Music Review: Blue Cactus Choir – Once In A Bluegrass Moon

Singer-songwriters Marty Atkinson and Katy Boyd have combined to create the Blue Cactus Choir. Read More »

Music News: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Collaborate on New Album Love Has Come For You

A Wild and Crazy Guy pairs with a New Bohemian for some great bluegrass! Read More »