Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station, featuring Jerry Douglas, are hitting the road together. The co-headlining tour will kick off May 1 in Murray Kentucky and run through July 18, wrapping in Toledo, Ohio. The tour will mark the first time the two acts have shared the stage together. With a career spanning [...] 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

Billboard’s Top 15 Bluegrass Albums of 2012

Billboard.com has released the Top 15 Bluegrass Albums. The Goat Rodeo Sessions by Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile top the chart with albums from Trampled by Turtles, Dailey and Vincent, Alison Kraus + Union Station and Old Crow Medicine Show Round out the Top 5. Billboard Charts are calculated using custom [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Aaron Lewis’ The Road

There’s an interesting trend when established hard rock artists crossover to country; the sound can be very traditional. Kid Rock has shown this several times over the past decade, but his impact in the genre started on the ’70s country, outlaw-inspired megahit, “Picture,” a duet with Sheryl Crow. Aaron Lewis, frontman of the platinum-selling rock [...] Read More