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Wes Corbett's Banjo Needs: 10 Songs That Make Him Happy
ListsMay 11, 2021

We hope, wherever you’re reading this from, that snow, frost, and the cold are truly retreating, giving way to longer days, warmer weather, and the gorgeous, humid, cicada-soundtracked days of summer. But, before we get to full-blown bluegrass season – and, hopefully, our first live music forays since COVID-19 shut the industry down in early 2020…

Wes Corbett's Banjo Needs: 10 Songs That Make Him Happy
ListsApr 20, 2021

It’s a national holiday. Patron saint, Willie Nelson. And perhaps his heir would be Kacey Musgraves? Or Billy Strings. Or Margo Price. Or Snoop Dogg. We’ve got options.  Bluegrass and country may be upheld as the pinnacles of wholesome, “American values” music, but in reality artists have been putting the GRASS into bluegrass since as…

Wes Corbett's Banjo Needs: 10 Songs That Make Him Happy
ListsApr 6, 2021

Since our first excursion to Bonnaroo in 2013 BGS has been filming, crafting, and releasing Sitch Sessions with the absolute best and brightest musicians and artists in roots music. We’ve been so fortunate to work with new and old friends, freshly discovered and up-and-coming artists, and legendary performers with enormous legacies. After nearly eight years,…

Wes Corbett's Banjo Needs: 10 Songs That Make Him Happy
ListsMar 10, 2021

Adults who have happened to spend any amount of time watching children’s TV and cartoons – say Winnie the Pooh, or Looney Tunes, or The Amazing World of Gumball – know that plenty of jokes and gags aren’t written for the kids tuning in at all. Certainly the same fact is true of many soundtracks…

Wes Corbett's Banjo Needs: 10 Songs That Make Him Happy
ListsFeb 24, 2021

We invite our readers to celebrate Black History Month as we always do, by denoting that celebrating Black contributions in bluegrass, country, and old-time -- and roots music as a whole -- requires centering Black creators, artists, musicians, and perspectives in our community daily, not just in February. Over the past year we've recommitted ourselves…