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BGS Wraps

BGS Wraps: Irene Kelley, Jon Pardi, Wynonna, and More

To celebrate one of the most roots music-y times of year – the winter holiday season – we’ll be showcasing the best in new and classic holiday music from our BGS family with a weekly BGS Wraps round up. Welcome to its first edition! Whether you ad...
By: BGS Staff
Bluegrass Memoirs

Bluegrass Memoirs: Visiting Rusty York (Part 2)

(Editor’s note: All inset photos by Carl Fleischhauer.) In my previous memoir I described what I knew of Rusty York when Carl Fleischhauer and I arrived at his Jewel Recording Studios in Mt. Healthy, Ohio, on the afternoon of August 15, 1972. We had walked into the midst of a recording session. I...
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LISTEN: Mr Sun, “Shovasky’s Transmogrifatron” (from Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite)

Artist: Mr Sun Hometown: Portland, Maine / Nashville, Tennessee / Brooklyn, New York Song: “Shovasky’s Transmogrifatron” (Ballet Snow Scene) Album: Mr Sun Plays Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite Release Date: December 1, 2023 Label: Adhyâropa Records In Their Words: “...
Good Country

Texas, Townes, and the Truth: Vincent Neil Emerson in Conversation with Charley Crockett

In advance of the release of Vincent Neil Emerson’s latest, critically-acclaimed album, The Golden Crystal Kingdom – which dropped on November 10 – BGS moderated a conversation between VNE and his friend and peer, country & western singer-songwriter and song-interpreter Charley Crockett. Both...

MIXTAPE: Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country

It is a tale as old as time itself. As above so below. Yin and Yang. The explored and the unexplored. The hero’s journey, any and all of them, are exposed to the eternally enduring dance of chaos and order. We must leave the garden, enter into the forest to find the gold, kill the […]
Video Premiere

WATCH: Onoleigh, “Walls”

Artist: Onoleigh Hometown: Mahomet, Illinois Song: “Walls” Release Date: November 29, 2023 In Their Words: “This song is personal for me. It’s about going through ups and downs throughout childhood and growing up. There were a lot of tough times in my own life where I felt socie...
Out Now

Out Now: Julia Cannon

Julia Cannon is one of a kind. Energetic. Witty. Sparkly. Bold. Creative. Unapologetically and fully herself. Her energy is captivating, outfits intriguing – she sometimes shows up in a full ball gown on stage – and her music is catchy and relatable. With a magnetic presence and unapologetic auth...
Song Premiere

LISTEN: Benson, “Lay ‘Em Down”

Artist: Benson Hometown: Boiling Springs, South Carolina Song: “Lay ‘Em Down” Release Date: November 24, 2023 Label: Mountain Home Music Company In Their Words: “We love to find songs outside the genre that work with a bluegrass delivery. The hope is that people who have never h...
Contests and Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a Free Cabin on Cayamo’s 2024 Voyage

BGS is so excited to be returning to Cayamo in 2024 to once again set sail with the premier roots music cruise! From March 1 to 8, 2024, Cayamo will set sail from Miami, Florida porting in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Oranjestad, Aruba while the greatest artists and musicians in Americana...
Video Premiere

WATCH: Sully Bright, “November” (Live in Appalachia Video Series)

Artist: Sully Bright Hometown: Forest City, North Carolina; currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee Song: “November” Album: Darling, Wake Up Release Date: October 13, 2023 In Their Words: “‘November’ is a song I wrote about being away from something you love. It’s ab...
Good Country

Brent Cobb Follows the Inspiration of His ‘Southern Star’

Over his entire Grammy-nominated career, Brent Cobb has made no secret of being guided by a “Southern Star” – a rootsy creative beacon shining high above and seeming to point straight down on his South Georgia home. A native of the Peach state, Cobb has staked a claim on the organic side of count...
Video Premiere

WATCH: Hannah Kaminer, “Heavy on the Vine”

Artist: Hannah Kaminer Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina (technically Black Mountain, North Carolina) Song: “Heavy on the Vine” Album: Heavy on the Vine Release Date: November 17, 2023 (single); January 5, 2024 (album) In Their Words: “Over the last few years I started gardeni...
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