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Tray Wellington Conquers World of Bluegrass With His Five-String Banjo
Shout & ShineNov 9, 2020

BGS is proud to announce Shout & Shine Episode 3! Indigenous, Canadian singer-songwriter Julian Taylor is our guest for this livestream iteration of Shout & Shine, which comprises short-form, intimate video performances by underrepresented and marginalized artists in Americana, folk, and bluegrass. Please support Julian Taylor directly, via PayPal: https://paypal.me/juliandeantaylor and visit Taylor's website for more…

Tray Wellington Conquers World of Bluegrass With His Five-String Banjo
Shout & ShineNov 6, 2020

Canadian singer-songwriter Julian Taylor didn’t set out to make a country record with The Ridge, but the album oozes with authentic tinges of the vibrant, pan-Canadian roots music scene. Based for most of his career in Toronto, it’s not surprising that the album (produced by Saam Hashemi) feels crisp, modern, and listenable, but its inextricable…

Tray Wellington Conquers World of Bluegrass With His Five-String Banjo
Shout & ShineOct 3, 2020

Shout & Shine Online is our fifth annual showcase celebrating equity and inclusion in bluegrass and roots music! For five years now BGS and our partners at PineCone have used our voices, resources, and positivity to lift up and celebrate diversity in bluegrass and roots music through the Shout & Shine showcase. This year, the…

Tray Wellington Conquers World of Bluegrass With His Five-String Banjo
Shout & ShineSep 29, 2020

Between caring for her two kids and hosting her brand new show, Color Me Country, on Apple Music Country, singer/songwriter and creator Rissi Palmer has had plenty to keep her busy since the touring industry shut down due to coronavirus.  This week, Palmer will take part in our fifth annual Shout & Shine Online as…

Tray Wellington Conquers World of Bluegrass With His Five-String Banjo
Shout & ShineSep 24, 2020

The entire BGS team is pretty stoked for our fifth year of Shout & Shine performances! In 2016 we partnered with PineCone Piedmont Council of Traditional Music in Raleigh, NC to showcase diversity in bluegrass and roots music at IBMA's World of Bluegrass business conference and festival. In doing so, a wonderful platform has been provided to…