July 2024 Issue

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The Tradition

The Artists

photo by chris morris Courtesy of Joe’s Pub NYC

Obsessed With Earl

By Daniel Mullins

That may be the understatement of the year, when assessing the ways which Tony Trischka…

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

Carley Arrowood

By Nancy Cardwell

Fiddling and Singing New Colors of Bluegrass With the March 2024 release of Colors, her…

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

A Young Band On The Rise

By Dan Miller

It is not unusual for older folks to look at the younger generations coming up…

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Photo by Alexander R. MacLeod

Austin Scelzo

By Darcy Cahill

One of Bluegrass’s New Generation Written by Dale and Darcy Cahill It is difficult to…

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The Sound

photo By gary Hatley

Lizzy Long:Fiddle Maker

By Sandy Hatley

Most people know Lizzy Long as the multi-instrumentalist, multi-talented singer, songwriter and sidekick of Little…

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Scott Napier. // Photo by Hailey Ballard

Bluegrass Music at Owensboro Community and Technical College

By Dan Miller

Just a stone’s throw from Rosine, Kentucky — the birthplace of Bill Monroe — Owensboro…

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The Eastern Kentucky University Bluegrass Ensemble (left to right): Danny Barnes, Reece Taylor, Alexa Snyder, Zach Yates, Pam Perry, Lauren Keller and John Maupin. // Photo by Terry Vaught

Eastern Kentucky University Bluegrass Ensemble

By Dan Miller

Students attending Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in Richmond, Kentucky can consider themselves extremely fortunate if…

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The Belmont Bluegrass Ensemble performs at the 33rd Annual President’s Concert & Reception at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 22, 2023.  Photo Courtesy of Belmont University

The Belmont University Bluegrass Ensemble

By Nancy Posey

The past academic year has been marked by top-shelf performance experiences for members of Belmont…

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The Venue


By David McCarty

Bluegrass’s Annual Ritual of Spring Photos By David McCarty Every year on the last weekend…

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