GAC Album Review: Donna Ulisse’s Showin’ My Roots

A celebrated songwriter with multiple International Bluegrass Music Association nominations in recent years, Virginian Donna Ulisse mixes it up on her new project with a collection of covers pulled from her favorite songs. Showin’ My Roots, Donna’s sixth album in seven years, digs deep into the catalogs of Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn and [...] Read More

Darius Rucker’s Annual “Darius And Friends” Raises $95,260 for St. Jude

Darius Rucker’s fourth annual “Darius And Friends” concert and golf tournament raised $95,260 June 4 at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville. Proceeds from the event will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore, Sam Bush, John Cowan, Radney Foster, Mallary Hope and Joel Crouse all took the stage [...] Read More

Darius Rucker Announces Darius & Friends Benefit Concert Lineup

Darius Rucker will be joined by Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore, Sam Bush, John Cowan and Radney Foster for his sold-out, fourth annual Darius And Friends benefit concert on Monday, June 3 at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville. Proceeds from the event go directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “I always [...] Read More

Steve Earle, Lee Ann Womack & More Featured on Let Us In Americana

Reviver Records will release Let Us In Americana, the second album from its Let Us In series, on June 25. The album follows 2011’s Let Us In Nashville and features Steve Earle, The Wood Brothers, Buddy Miller, Lee Ann Womack, Will Hoge and more performing songs written by Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon. Each [...] 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