| Mar 29, 2012
Bluegrass legend and banjo innovator Earl Scruggs died of natural causes on March 28 at a Nashville hospital. He was 88-years-old.
Scruggs' son, Gary Scruggs who played the bass guitar with his father, said that he had been in failing health for some...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:47 AM
The Paschall Brothers, an a cappella gospel quartet based in Chesapeake with ties to Newport News, has won a prestigious prize from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The group, led by the Rev. Tarrence Paschall, will receive one of nine 2012 NEA...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Mandolinist-guitarist-vocalist Roland White’s performance Tuesday night at Viva Cantina not only marks a homecoming for the onetime Burbank resident, but also a rare local opportunity to see a performer whose experience in traditional and...
| Nov 17, 2011
Jessica Lea Mayfield has packed a lot of living into her 22 years.
Though the sprightly singer/songwriter may only be a year past the legal drinking age, she's already released two albums and had one notable collaboration.
As a child, Mayfield toured...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:26 AM
People talk all the time about artists painting a picture of a certain place or people with their songs. Few artists actually do it well and even fewer do it as well as William Elliot Whitmore.
According to his bio, William Elliot Whitmore was born...
| Feb 10, 2012
Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.
Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Holocene Bon Iver
Grenade Bruno Mars
| Oct 31, 2006
As one of the most respected figures in the history of the blues, John Lee Hooker should have been an early giant of rock 'n' roll, right? His "Boogie Chillen' " was a smash R&B single in 1949 — just about the time Elvis Presley and the other rock...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 9:08 AM
Scott Lindsey is a country music singer from Kentucky.
From Scott Lindsey's MySpace:
Scott Lindsey comes from the country. Born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, in the same county as Bluegrass legend Bill Monroe and raised just down a country road from Merle...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Sep 17, 2008
Bear Family Records' remarkable new release, "Let Me Be Your Sidetrack: The Influence of Jimmie Rodgers," makes a persuasive argument that Rodgers is one of the most important figures in the history of country music.
According to the liner notes for...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The critics have been raving nonstop, and rightfully so, over Jeff Bridges' peerless performance in "Crazy Heart" as Bad Blake, the burned-out country music star who finds himself running on empty, reduced to playing bowling alleys as he tries to......