August 2020

August 8, 2020

Dry Branch Fire Squad

Brian is an artist at enunciating exciting harmony lines that give expression to the soulfulness and meaning of bluegrass and old-time music. He also has a knack for finding just the right runs that give body to the band's lyrics with both his guitar and mandolin. If Brian were the worst musician in his family, [...]
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August 21, 2020

Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers

Named Entertainers of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) in 2019, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers have consistently delivered chart-topping radio hits and energetic performances for nearly 15 years. The Radio Ramblers are seen by tens of thousands of bluegrass fans every year and since 2013 have become regular guests on [...]
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August 21, 2020

Kathy Kallick Band

“Jaw-dropping awesome!!!” is how the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival describes the KKB. The band looks forward to proving them right at every show and with every spin! The Kathy Kallick Band is based along the west coast, from the San Francisco Bay Area to Anchorage, but their powerful mixture of original and classic music, mirroring [...]
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August 8, 2020

The Kody Norris Show

Call it retro, hillbilly, bluegrass or rockabilly, the group strives for something Kody simply calls "dern good entertainment." Deeply rooted in North American folk music, Norris has crafted a performance that harkens back and tips a hat to the traditions created by Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin's showmanship, the Stanley Brothers' harmonies, performances of the Grand [...]
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Heidi Clare and Ron Thomason
November 9, 2020

Heidi Clare and Ron Thomason

Profiled in the 2019 documentary “Bluegrass Court Jester,” singer / songwriter / instrumentalist / comedian Ron Thomason founded Dry Branch Fire Squad in 1976 and is known to enjoy music–making more now than ever. His professional music career started when he was 13 years old, and he has collaborated with the likes of The Clinch [...]
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November 4, 2020

The Price Sisters

Music has always had a resounding presence in the lives of twin sisters Lauren Price Napier and Leanna Price. Growing up, both of their parents sang traditional and old-time country songs. As the sisters grew up hearing duet harmony, they naturally became accustomed to singing together themselves. Lauren and Leanna were gifted instruments for their [...]
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October 28, 2020

Chris Brashear & Peter McLaughlin

When National Flatpicking Guitar Champion Peter McLaughlin and multi-instrumentalist Chris Brashear joined forces in 1992, heads turned. Sibling-like harmonies and stunning instrumental virtuosity were to be expected. But their singing and songwriting put them in a class all by themselves. Drawing from the unique stories and landscapes of the Southwest, as well as from their [...]
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November 4, 2020

Ismay

Named after a town of 19 in the Northern Great Plains, Ismay represents the work of singer/songwriter Avery Hellman. Just as with the name, Ismay seeks to uncover ways in which the place we live changes us, and how the natural world provides deeper meaning. For Ismay, a life lived in rural California connects them [...]
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November 4, 2020

Dayton

Brian Aldridge, known nationally for his spectacular mandolin work, his expertise regarding bluegrass instruments in general, his playing and singing in Dry Branch Fire Squad, and his ability to present bluegrass music in its original and powerful form like the founding fathers (and mothers) of the genre did, will bring his southern Ohio bluegrass group, [...]
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Orchard Creek Band
November 4, 2020

Orchard Creek Band

Orchard Creek Band is a group of committed Colorado musicians - Dave Richardson (banjo), Keith Murdock (Dobro), Jan Springer (guitar) Kevin Slick (mandolin) and Roz Weller (bass). Our confluence came quite naturally. We were enjoying local bluegrass jams in Boulder, CO area where we were impressed by each other's talent. Even though our musical backgrounds [...]
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February 2, 2022

Ragged Mountain Bluegrass

Ragged Mountain Bluegrass features Dwayne Dodson - Guitar, Tom Plant - Banjo, Aaron Robbins - Bass, and Bruce Hayes - Mandolin and Dobro…and everyone sings those ragged but right harmonies.  Original, Traditional, New, Old, Hot, Cold, and Bill Monroe. Website
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November 4, 2020

Tender Foot Bluegrass

BLUEGRASS FROM THE FOOT OF PIKES PEAK Tender Foot Bluegrass began in Manitou Springs, Colorado in 2005. We find no greater high than when performing for a crowd. The synergy that happens with our audience, just feels right. Website
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