Sugar Hill recording artist Sarah Jarosz began her third year at the New England Conservatory this month where she is pursuing a degree in contemporary improvisation. Unlike most students her age, Sarah spent her summer vacation touring in promotion of her current release Follow Me Down, including two trips abroad, ten festival appearances and her first hard-ticket sale tour. MSN Music calls her “one of the fastest-rising stars in the roots music scen
As a busker on the streets of New Orleans, Gill Landry's path led him to become an indispensable member of Old Crow Medicine Show. His new album Piety & Desire is a love song to his beginnings in New Orleans. Named after two streets that run parallel through the city’s 9th ward where Landry cut his teeth for years.
This September marks the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe’s birth, and not surprisingly, there have already been plenty of tributes to the Father of Bluegrass Music, with more still to come. But when listeners turn to Old Memories: The Songs Of Bill Monroe--released digitally September 27th with a vinyl release following on October 25th--what they hear won’t be the result of a carefully crafted campaign, but the result of a decision that was as spontaneous as it was inevitable—because for Del McCoury, Bill Monroe’s leg
Jam-grass pioneers Leftover Salmon are spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Denver and treating fans with 2 shows. After the pumpkin pie has been carved, founding members Drew Emmitt and Vince Herman will take the stage with Greg Garrison (bass), Bill McKay (keys), Jose Martinez (drums) and new addition Andy Thorn (banjo).