Ty Gilpin, Unspoken Tradition's mandolin player and the song's writer, talks about the song, its message and the traditions of mountain music.
The first lineup announcement will come at International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass festivities in Raleigh in late September.
The Steep Canyon Rangers are coming off a rare break at the end of 2018 and are ready to take on the new year.
Also, a new CBD dispensary on Merrimon Avenue has changed its name, and much more.
Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers talks about the band's path from breaking into bluegrass circles to crafting one of its biggest local shows, set for Saturday at ExploreAsheville Arena.
Also, Blue Ridge Public Radio has launched a new podcast that examines social issues through a sports lens, and more.
A crowdfunding campaign has been established to create the Lloyd Johnson Memorial Scholarship.
Also, White Labs is moving closer to opening its new tap room and restaurant on Charlotte Street, and more.
Tellico will play The Altamont Theatre on Friday.
Also, both the Jon Stickley Trio and Resonant Rogues are crowdfunding new albums, and more.
Also, a play based on Asheville's Waking Life coffee shop scandal will hit the stage soon, and more.
Robert Earl Keen plays at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain tonight.
Old Salt Union plays the Grey Eagle on Saturday, Jan. 9, with Gallows Bound.
Helms' band, The Lonesome Trio, has a new album out later this month, one recorded at Echo Mountain Studios.
Sam Wharton is a local bluegrass musician who worked at Greenlife. His friends and family have launched a crowd-funding effort to raise money for medical bills.
Asheville's David LaMotte has raised more than $20,000 for a book project; Dallas Taylor seeks funds for Bill Monroe historical marker.
Fans revel in Rangers songs, which are an integral part of the soundtrack to life in Western North Carolina.
Punk-inspired bluegrass. What more do you want?
The music features the traditions of bluegrass, Celtic and old-time.
The Haywood County band is providing three original songs for the movie, a crime thriller starring Dermot Mulroney.
Town Mountain was solid, but opener Steve McMurry might have stolen the show.
Press release here. Check these guys out – they’re the real deal: Join Paul’s Creek plus legendary fiddler Arvil Freeman @ the Altamont Theatre This Saturday at 8 p.m. for an upbeat concert of ...
One of Asheville’s signature summer events. Press release here: The celebrated mountain tradition Shindig on the Green, which showcases the region’s rich heritage through its folk musicians and dancers, kicks off its 46th annual season ...
Buddy Melton of the popular Western North Carolina bluegrass band Balsam Range was injured last week after he was kicked in the face by a cow. The Balsam Range website reports Melton’s weekend surgery was ...
I first heard this news about the injury to Buddy Melton of the popular bluegrass band Balsam Range this morning on WNCW, then found this update at Bluegrass Today. Hoping for the best for Buddy: ...
From Dehlia Low’s page on fb: We’re writing to let you know that as 2011 was our busiest touring season so far, we’ve decided to slow down a bit. With that in mind, we’re going ...