Folk Music
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Dale Ann Bradley - Somewhere South of Crazy star
A review of Dale Ann Bradley's Somewhere South of Crazy CD Project.

Acoustically Native -CD Review star
Acoustically Native is a fine project supported by a bevy of talented musicians. If you are searching for something a little different from mainstream country, Acoustically Native is a good choice offering an enjoyable listen. Artists: Mark Holt, Kimberlee Holt Tully

Alison Brown star[offsite link]
Home site of banjo virtuoso, Alison Brown is renowned for her fusion of celtic, jazz and latin sounds to the traditional bluegrass banjo to produce a softer, yet compelling new sound.

Alison Brown - Compass Records star[offsite link]
Banjo Virtuoso who stretches beyond the traditional bluegrass banjo to produce a softer, yet compelling new sound influenced by celtic, latin and jazz.

Alison Brown - Stolen Moments star
Stolen Moments is superb eclectic musical showcase from Alison Brown. The CD contains 13 cuts featuring her signiture blend of Celtic, Jazz, Bluegrass and Folk.

Alison Brown Quartet with Joe Craven – Merlefest 2006 star
One of the most entertaining sets at Merlefest 2006 was Alison Brown Quartet with Joe Craven.

Alison Brown Speaks To Bella Folk Music star
Meet Alison Brown a music virtuoso, a scholar, an entreprenuer, a mother and a wife. It's great to be a woman in today's world. Look to Alison for inspiration on what is possible.

Alison Krauss & Union Station - Paper Airplane star
Review of Alison Krauss' new release from Rounder Records - Paper Airplane

Boston Bluegrass Association star[offsite link]
The Boston Bluegrass Union is a all-volunteer New England-based bluegrass music association promoting and supporting bluegrass festivals, concerts, jams and bluegrass music education throughout the Northeast.

Bryan Sutton Bluegrass Guitar Review star
Bryan Sutton is one of the most "in demand" guitarists on the Bluegrass circuit. Bluegrass Guitar delivers hard sizzling bluegrass guitar rhythms.

Casey Driessen – Masters Stage Grey Fox 2006 star
Casey Driessen delivered a intimate performance and discussion on the Grey Fox Master´s stage.

Chris Thile Wins 2012 MacArthur Foundation Award star
Chris Thile, McArthur Foundation Award, certifies him as a genius.

Chris Thile – Virtuoso star
Chris Thile, Nickle Creek´s mandolin player, is a virtuoso in every sense of the word. At 22 years of age, Thile has already broke virgin ground by making the mandolin an accepted rock instrument.

Christmas Bluegrass star
Recommended Christmas projects by bluegrass artists.

Dailey and Vincent's More than a Name on a Wall star
A perspective on a tune written by the Statler Brothers and revitalized by Dailey and Vincent.

Dale Ann Bradley Interview star
A candid conversation with one of the top women Bluegrass performers.

Dale Anne Bradley - Catch Tomorrow star
Dale Ann Bradley represents the best of woman in bluegrass. Her Catch Tomorrow project is a great listen.

David Grier at the Peeptoad Coffee House star
David Grier gave an incredible solo performance at the Peeptoad Coffee House proving when he is the most award winning bluegrass guitarists.

David Grier Interview star
David Grier speaks candidly about his career and guitar picking style.

Doc Watson in Concert star
A chance in a lifetime to experience a true American legend in concert. In a limited number of engagements, Woonsocket RI was honored to have Doc perform live at the Stadium Theater.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival star[offsite link]
Home of the largest Bluegrass festival in the northeast.

Hazel Dickens star
Hazel Dickens leaves a legacy to folk music in America

Heartaches and Highways-The Very Best of EmmyLou Harris star
The sweetest female suprano voice of EmmyLou Harris showcased across her 30+ year career on this newly released retrospective by Rhino Records. Enjoy Heartaches and Highways: The Very Best of EmmyLou Harris

International Bluegrass Music Association star[offsite link]
Promotes the success bluegrass music worldwide. Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards

International Bluegrass Music Awards star
The 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards (IBMA) will take place on October 7th at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, KY.

Joe Val Bluegrass Festival 2009 star
Highlights of the 2009 Joe Val Bluegrass Festival held in Framingham, MA

Joe Val History star
The 2006 Joe Val Bluegrass festival is being held over President´s Day Weekend, February 17-19, 2006. Learn more about the man this festival honors year after year.

Kenny & Amanda Smith Band star
A review of "Tell Someone"; a classic bluegrass gospel project by two critically recognized bluegrass artists.

Kruger Brothers at Joe Val Festival 2006 star
The Kruger Brother´s wrapped up the Joe Val Festival 2006 in an engaging non-traditional but thoroughly enjoyable set.

Mark O'Connor 30 Year Retrospective Review star
Mark O´Connor is accompanied by Bryan Sutton, Chris Thile, Bryon House to showcase his musical accomplishments across his 30 year career.

Mary Doub Perspective on Roots Music star
Mary Doub speaks to Bellaonline about her perspective on Roots Music today. Mary is a founding member of both IBMA and IBMM, and producer of Rhythm and Roots and Grey Fox Bluegrass Festivals.

Merlefest Quotes star
Fans at Merlefest describe their feelings about being at the festival.

Mike Marshall Big Trio CD Review star
A review of Mike Marshall's Big Trio CD of the same title.

Moody Bluegrass – A Nashville Tribute to the Moody Blues star
It´s hard to imagine the Moody Blues music with a bluegrass arrangements but this tribute album is brilliant.

Oh Come, Angel Band star
Background and song of a very beautiful and spiritual gospel song.

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band - Legacy star
A review of Peter Rowan's Legacy project on Compass Records

Pitch Black by the Ton star
Sometimes events in the world move us in a way that inspires us to create a tribute. Such is the story of Pitch Black by the Ton, a tribute to the miners of West Virginia

Poor Wayfaring Stranger Lyrics and History star
Poor Wayfaring Stranger is a traditional folk song of unknown origin. Regardless of its origins, it is a hauntingly beautiful piece of music. This song has been recorded countless times.

Psychograss star
Hot, spicy, jazzy and sizzling is the music presented by five acoustic virtuoso´s known as Psychograss.

Sam Bush – Laps in Seven star
Classic Sam Bush. You don't want to miss this one!

Southwest Bluegrass Association star[offsite link]
The SouthWest Bluegrass Association (SWBA) provides this web site to fulfill their purpose and objectives to promote bluegrass music.

The Massey Mining Disaster star
In tribute to the miners who lost their lives in the Sago Mines in 2006 and those who more recently lost theirs in the Massey Mining Disaster. May their families find strength and the lost men rest in peace.

Top 10 Bluegrass Artists star
These are the artists that are considered to be among the best performers who consistently produce the traditional Bluegrass sound.

Top 10 Bluegrass Artists (Traditional) star
These are the artists that are considered to be among the best performers who consistently produce the traditional Bluegrass sound.

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