The Bluegrass Situation

Roots Culture Redefined
  • HAPPY WEEKEND

    Happy Weekend

    It's nearly Halloween, readers....does that mean most of you are out celebrating this weekend??  What are your most clever costumes?  I will be creatively dressed as a Californian out of her element preparing for for Hurricane Sandy to hit the east coast (read: bundled up watching scary ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND

    Happy Weekend

    It's the weekend, Sitch readers!  And what exciting plans do you have in order?  We're actually en route to New York City to scope out the bluegrass and Americana scene on the east coast.... do you have any suggestions of venues or bands we absolutely can't miss? In case you missed it on our ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Chris Pandolfi

    Mixtape

    When Chris Pandolfi took to the stage at last night's IBMA Awards in Nashville, he was ready to take things a little off script.  'Presenting an award in T minus 45 mins. I plan to throw a wicked curve at the teleprompter operator.' he Tweeted from backstage.  Really, though, that's how the ...

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  • ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Jim Lauderdale

    Artist of the Month

    If you're not familiar with Jim Lauderdale, then consider him the ambassador of Americana.  The ten-time host of the Americana Music Association Awards (which just wrapped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville last week) has become the face and voice for the ever-growing genre through his ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Woody Platt

    Mixtape

     WOODY PLATT's music is something of a dichotomy.    The sound of his band, The Steep Canyon Rangers, is tight and traditional bluegrass, while their lyrics belie much more contemporary topics (for an example of this, check out their tune with Steve Martin, Atheists Don't Have No ...

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