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A Bluegrass Family Reunion at AmericanaFest: Photo Recap
BGS10Mar 18, 2022

March is #WomensHistoryMonth (although, let's be honest, shouldn't we be celebrating 51% of the population's history every month?!) so it seems like a fitting time to revisit our comprehensive -- but by no means exhaustive -- list of the 50 Greatest Bluegrass Albums Made By Women. Published five years ago as an unofficial extension of…

A Bluegrass Family Reunion at AmericanaFest: Photo Recap
BGS10Mar 12, 2022

  If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine And my tunes were played on the harp unstrung Would you hear my voice come through the music? Would you hold it near as it were your own? On a warm spring evening in Los Angeles, a revered mix of musicians gathered to lift…

A Bluegrass Family Reunion at AmericanaFest: Photo Recap
BGS10Mar 4, 2022

To honor the start of Women's History Month, we want to refocus your attention to a profile you might have missed the first time around; that of a true bluegrass icon, Lynn Morris. A prolific banjo player and singer whose illustrious career has included multiple International Bluegrass Music Award wins for Best Female Vocalist and…

A Bluegrass Family Reunion at AmericanaFest: Photo Recap
BGS10Mar 1, 2022

It's been over nine years since we first boarded the Norwegian Pearl to set sail with some musical friends. Back in 2013, BGS joined the team at Sixthman as well as host band, the Steep Canyon Rangers, on the first Mountain Song at Sea cruise, sailing from Miami to the Bahamas alongside the Punch Brothers,…

A Bluegrass Family Reunion at AmericanaFest: Photo Recap
BGS10Feb 21, 2022

It was late 2016 when the world first learned of North Carolina's HB2 - the "bathroom bill" - prohibiting trans folk from using bathrooms and locker rooms that aligned with their gender identity. The International Bluegrass Music Association was having its conference in Raleigh that autumn, and we at BGS were feeling restless about wanting…