Check Out Dwight Yoakam’s Bluegrass-y “Gone” On “The Late Show”

Dwight Yoakam brought some extra twang to his set last night on “The Late Show.” Performing a blue grassed-out version of his single “Gone (That’ll Be Me),” Dwight’s up-tempo take featured banjo, mandolin, an upright bass, and no shortage of acoustic guitars. The band sounded really tight. Maybe not as tight as some of Dwight’s … Read more

Ricky Skaggs Honored with ASCAP Founders Award

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recently hosted its 54th Annual Awards in Nashville, where some of the biggest artists and songwriters gathered to celebrated the year’s most-performed songs. The evening was also dedicated to paying tribute to an artist who helped shape and influence country music as we know it today– … Read more

Alison Krauss Probably Didn’t Mean to Upstage Adam Wakefield on “The Voice” Finale, But She Did

The results had already been decided by the time Alison Krauss took the stage with Adam Wakefield on the finale of “The Voice,” so the performance really didn’t matter all that much. Mainly, it was a way for Wakefield to check something off his bucket list and for Krauss to get some good PR. Unfortunately, … Read more

Bluegrass: The SteelDrivers Release ‘The Muscle Shoals’ Recordings

Fresh from their appearance at the CMA Music Festival, the SteelDrivers are celebrating the release of their acclaimed new album, The Muscle Shoals Recordings by taking their soulful bluegrass vibe on tour. From Sirius XM’s Bluegrass Junction the record mecca, Grimey’s, the Grand Ole Opry, and then on to band members’ hometowns and beyond, fans will get up … Read more