photo by chris morris Courtesy of Joe’s Pub NYC

Obsessed With Earl

That may be the understatement of the year, when assessing the ways which Tony Trischka has been spreading the Gospel of Scruggs in the 100th year of Earl’s birth. Not only was Tony an integral part behind-the-scenes of the new exhibit Born of the Broad River: The Life and Career of Earl Scruggs in His…

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This Issue

The Artists

Obsessed With Earl

The Venue


the artists

Autumn Watson, Carley Arrowood and Paul Watson. // Photo by Katie Duncan Photography

Carley Arrowood

Fiddling and Singing New Colors of Bluegrass With the March 2024 release of Colors, her second album for the Mountain Home Music label, Newton, North Carolina-based band leader Carley Arrowood is singing and fiddling her way into the hearts of a growing fan base. After graduating from high school, Arrowood toured the world as a…

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Bethany Kelley, Daniel Kelley, Victoria Kelley and Jed Clark. Photo by donna kelley

A Young Band On The Rise

It is not unusual for older folks to look at the younger generations coming up behind them and feel as though those youngsters don’t know anything about working hard or honoring tradition. It is an old story but, like all stereotypes, not always true. If you have ever found yourself having negative thoughts about young…

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Photo by Alexander R. MacLeod

Austin Scelzo

One of Bluegrass’s New Generation Written by Dale and Darcy Cahill It is difficult to write about Austin Scelzo without listing the many ways he has contributed to the bluegrass community. He plays the fiddle and sings for bands On The Trail and the Rock Hearts. He teaches on his own bluegrass, country and roots…

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from the archives

Alan Munde

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine October 1976, Volume 11, Number 4 Bluegrass banjo’s ever-widening popularity, both here and in Europe, has been greatly broadened through the innovative efforts of one 29 year old native of Norman, Oklahoma, Alan Munde. As an integral component of The Country Gazette for almost five years now, Al has more…

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