Alison Krauss on Vocal Rest; Cancels IBMA Appearance

Alison Krauss has been placed on vocal rest following a recent diagnosis of a vocal condition called dysphonia, reports the News & Observer. Because of the diagnosis, Alison has had to cancel her scheduled appearance at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Wide Open Bluegrass Festival set for September 27-28 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Alison was [...] Read More

Alison Krauss Celebrates 20 Years as a Grand Ole Opry Member

Alison Krauss celebrated her 20th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry July 3 at the Wednesday Night Opry. Alison and Union Station performed along with Jamey Johnson, bluegrass great Larry Sparks and more. Alison was inducted into the Opry on July 3, 1993. “Alison truly is the artist’s artist,” Opry Vice President [...] Read More

Vanderbilt Hospital Patients Collaborate with Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alison Krauss & More on New CD

Heartfelt songs penned by a group of patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt while working with their music therapist are being released today, May 14, worldwide on a compilation CD featuring some of Nashville’s top recording stars. Artists Kix Brooks, Melinda Doolittle, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Alison [...] Read More

First Round of Artists Announced for Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the first round of artists set to perform at their newly-named Wide Open Bluegrass festival to be held September 27-28 at the Raleigh, North Carolina Convention Center and Amphitheater. Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Béla Fleck, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury and Tony Rice, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon [...] Read More