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Roots Culture Redefined
MIXTAPE: Growing Up Hardly Strictly with ISMAY

MIXTAPE: Growing Up Hardly Strictly with ISMAY

I consider myself to be amongst the luckiest of music lovers. Growing up, I saw some of the most incredible roots artists from backstage while holding my Jack Russell terrier and playing with my cousins. When I was 8 years old, my grandfather Warr...
By: Guest Columnist
BGS 5+5: The Lost Wayne

BGS 5+5: The Lost Wayne

Artist: The Lost Wayne (AKA Hunter Hoffman) Hometown: DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia) Latest Album: Tangerine Personal nicknames (or rejected band names): Hamster, Smooch Which artist has influenced you the most and how? There have been, and there cont...
By: BGS Staff

You Gotta Hear This: New Music From Tray Wellington, Corb Lund, and More

We love a week absolutely filled to the brim with music ‚Äď and we don’t just mean because we’re attending Folk Alliance International and hosting a private showcase room in Kansas City this week! This week, there were just too many exciting releases and new songs to feature, so buckle ...
Toy Heart

Mike Compton ‚Äď Toy Heart: A Podcast About Bluegrass

Bluegrass fans know Mike Compton from his long and eclectic resumé, including decades of touring and recording traditional Monroe-style mandolin with greats like John Hartford, Doc Watson, Peter Rowan, Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss, and David Grisman, as well as venturing into more mainstream musi...
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Friends & Neighbors

Watch Tracy Chapman and Luke Combs’ Stunning Performance of “Fast Car”

ÔĽŅ Since the Grammy Awards ceremony on February 4, the country and folk music worlds have waited with bated breath for the Recording Academy to share a stand-alone video of Tracy Chapman and Luke Combs’ stunning collaboration on their mutual,...
By: BGS Staff
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