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

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

GAC Album Review: Rhonda Vincent’s Sunday Mornin’ Singin’

Recorded live at her childhood church, Greentop Methodist in Greentop, Mo., award-winning bluegrass artist Rhonda Vincent gathers her band the Rage for a 16-song set of Southern Gospel. Sunday Mornin’ Singin,’ released in July and available now, features a mix of traditional and freshly-penned material nestled deep in the heart of Christian and bluegrass music. [...] Read More