Successful AmericanaFest Continues To Grow
Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks Americanafest. Photo by Brad Lykken

Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks Americanafest. Photo by Brad Lykken

With events ranging from intimate showcases to insightful panels to a sold-out, nationally broadcast awards show, the Americana Music Association’s annual Festival, Conference and Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, drew thousands to Nashville to explore the past, present and future of roots music.

Highlights included: Read more…

One Week Until Bonnaroo! Additional Food Options.

Bonnaroo is only a week away and the food options are better than ever this year. Spicy pie is one’s favorites at the farm but check these welcome additions:

1. The 5-course menu found within the BonnaRoots community dinners;
things taste better when they’re for a good cause. Every bite from
this Read more…

Ry Cooder, Sharon White And Ricky Skaggs Announce National Tour

Ry Cooder, Sharon White and country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs are combining forces for a national road show.

Today, the three music vets announced the “Cooder-White-Skaggs” tour, their maiden voyage as a musical trio. The tour kicks off in Salt Lake City this June and will continue with scheduled performances in Read more…

Help Nepal And Hear Some Great Music At Bluegrass Underground

Attention all music lovers above and Underground!!! Join us this weekend to help support relief efforts in Nepal. With the recent earthquake, Bluegrass Underground is reaching out to help those families who were devastated by the natural disaster. Here is your chance to support the recovery & win some great BGU swag!! We will Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Trampled By Turtles
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The altitude wasn’t the only thing that was high when we saw Trampled By Turtles in Vail a couple weekends ago, the large crowd was obviously enjoying the bluegrass/newgrass band from Minnesota. Now a fixture on the festival circuit, the’ve hit Coachella, Stagecoach, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Bumbershoot, and Pickathon to name a few. They just Read more…

Mayor Karl Dean Announces Ascend Amphitheater Will Open On July 30

Mayor Karl Dean and Live Nation announced today that the newly named Ascend Amphitheater will open on July 30 with a concert headlined by seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church. The 10-acre Riverfront Park that surrounds the amphitheater will open the same day. During a four-day grand opening weekend, Mayor Dean and Live Nation will host Read more…

The Bonnaroo Schedule Is Out! Only 50 Days!
Bonnaroo Schedule

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Ronnie Reno Climbing Bluegrass/Folk Charts With “Lessons Learned”
Ronnie Reno

Lessons Learned, the latest album by “Bluegrass Music’s Youngest Old-Timer” Ronnie Reno, earned the #1 spot on AirPlay Direct Global Radio Indicator Bluegrass/Folk chart for March. Released on March 17, the album received 890 downloads, signifying that Bluegrass radio is pleased with Reno’s debut album on Rural Rhythm Records and his first project in over Read more…

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Premiere "Runnin' Water"

Bluegrass crowd-favorites Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road along with Grammy award-winning The Kentucky Headhunters have joined forces to record and release “Runnin’ Water,” a collaboration that can be found on the forthcoming Country Grass, which will be released by Pinecastle Records on June 9. The music video for “Runnin’ Water,” premiered exclusively on The Boot, Read more…

Tin Pan South: Night Four
(l. to r.) - Tim Nichols, Jimmy Yeary, Deric Ruttan, Marv Green at the Sutler Saloon Friday night. Photo by: Moments by Moser

(l. to r.) – Tim Nichols, Jimmy Yeary, Deric Ruttan, Marv Green at the Sutler Saloon Friday night. Photo by: Moments by Moser

The fourth night of the 23rd Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank delivered even more star power and promising newcomers. Tonight’s hit songwriters will entertain at some of Read more…

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