Weeknight shows are hit or miss: sometimes it’s as full as a Saturday night, sometimes there are more people on stage than there are in the house. Regardless of the number of empty seats in […]
I’ve been asked many times if I’m related to Ben Clark. While we don’t share lineage he has definitely become part of my extended bluegrass family. Ben has a very unique story from most of […]
The parking lot under the newly-illuminated sign for the American Legion Post 82 was packed to the gills this week in honor of a special guest. While the chatter and casual picking in the front […]
G’day y’all, Happy Halloween! I’m looking forward to sharing some music history with you on Acousticult. For my first write-up I thought I’d list some of my favourite “Hillbilly” Halloween songs to get you in […]
After shaking up his fan base with ‘Southern Gothic’, Dan Tyminski seems to be coming back to his roots with a new project, a fall residency at one of Nashville’s premiere bluegrass venues, Station Inn.Backed […]
New Grass Revival played a major role in the evolutionary explosion of progressive bluegrass by incorporating first the electric bass and giving a progressive bluegrass taste of covered songs.
The name “The Seldom Scene” came about when a friend of a band member jokingly suggested that they call themselves “the seldom seen” as he didn’t believe the band would establish any successful following.
It was within the nation’s capital that she became more familiar with the bluegrass subgenre in particular. Gerrard met Hazel Dickens, a folk singer from West Virginia who shared her passion for folk music.