The SteelDrivers created a lot of excitement in 2008, when they roared out of Nashville with a sound best described as having Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys backing Bob Seger. 355 more words
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Radio silence here in the last few weeks, I know…such is life when you live in Paris and work two teaching jobs. So, to get back in the swing of things I propose a simple solution: a recommendation every day culminating in a playlist for the month. 125 more words
Going Down to the River
4 stars (out of 5)
By Aaron Keith Harris
It might be that my memory started playing tricks on me after I got the CD and read about Doug Seegers long journey in the music industry that included busking around Nashville , but I could swear I saw him busking on Broadway boot world a few years ago. 319 more words
Pokey LaFarge isn’t a bluegrass artist and there’s nothing on his latest album, “Something in the Water,” that remotely sounds like bluegrass.
But the St. Louis-based musician has appeared at several bluegrass festivals, including the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s ROMP: Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival. 283 more words
When someone says traditional, two words easily come to my mind.
Keeping one foot firmly in the past while looking ahead to the future, Pokey LaFarge delivers ragtime country, bluesy, roots music that was popular in the early 20th century like it was the only thing he was put on Earth to do. 364 more words