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Radio.com Inside Out: The Bluegrass Connection in Contemporary Music

Is bluegrass hip all over again? If you look at the today’s pop-music landscape, apparently so. In Radio.com’s Inside Out video, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton and others talk about the influence of bluegrass — and the “O Brother Where Art Thou?” soundtrack — on modern music.

12/20/2013

Ricky Skaggs

Interview: Ricky Skaggs Talks Bluegrass and Traditionalism in Country Music

“When I was five years old, my dad bought me a mandolin and stuck it in my bed. A lot of kids carry around a little blanket as their fun thing to hold on to. That mandolin became my blankie.”

10/17/2013

Zac Brown

Zac Brown Pulls Off Another Great Project With ‘Uncaged’

The Zac Brown Band’s mixes genres, and emotions, on new album “Uncaged.” It’s happy, inspirational, and even a little sexy.

07/11/2012

(Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for City of Hope)

Zac Brown Band Unveils New ‘Behind The Album’ Video For ‘The Wind’

In a new video posted on their website, the members of the Zac Brown Band talk about the story behind “The Wind,” the band’s high-octane, bluegrass-infused, fun-loving new single from their upcoming new album, Uncaged. […]

06/20/2012

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Josh Turner’s ‘Punching Bag’ Is A Vocal Showcase About Family, Love, Faith

Although Josh Turner‘s latest album bears the title Punching Bag, the album as a whole is much more about family, love and faith. Still, the beauty of this song collection is Josh’s versatility. From sounds […]

06/12/2012

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Hear Zac Brown Band’s New Single, “The Wind”

Anticipation continues to build for the new album from the Zac Brown Band, Uncaged, which is set for release July 10. And to get the fires burning, Zac and company have released a new single […]

06/05/2012

Zac Brown performing at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Zac Brown Says Bluegrass “Fits Dead Center” For Him

When Zac Brown and his band take a stage, they are playing their brand of music, whether you choose to call it country, bluegrass, or by any other name. And with their latest single “No […]

05/25/2012

Ricky Skaggs (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ricky Skaggs To Be Honored For 30 Years As Opry Member

One of the biggest country hitmakers of the 1980s, Ricky Skaggs, is getting yet another honor: a special Grand Ole Opry tribute in celebration of his 30th anniversary as an Opry member. Skaggs joined the […]

05/02/2012

Vince Gill at MerleFest 2012 (Photo by Jim Gavenus, courtesy MerleFest)

Vince Gill Kicks Off 25th Anniversary MerleFest In North Carolina

MerleFest, the renowned annual bluegrass, folk, and country music festival in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, kicked into gear this weekend with performances from a range of traditionally minded artists including Deep Dark Woods, Dailey & Vincent, […]

04/27/2012

Jeff Bridges

Street Date: Oscar To GRAMMY? Jeff Bridges Goes Country For Self Titled Album

[pullquote quote="T-Bone really assembled some of the best musicians in the whole world." credit="Jeff Bridges, album trailer"]The Dude, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jeff Bridges[/lastfm], is widely known for his high profile acting roles in Tron, True Grit as […]

08/16/2011

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