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New Growth on an Old Vine

Photos by Johnny Calcagno There is no groove in American music quite as deep as the one laid down by a hard-driving old-time stringband in full roar. It doesn’t require trickeration or effects pedals or fancy lighting. It can’t be faked. The groove comes from the heart, and it comes from the soul.  The Onlies,… Read the full article

The Artists

Jaelee Roberts

Someone Bluegrass Can Count On Photo by Sandlin Gaither At just 21 years old, Jaelee Roberts is off and running as fast as she can, chasing her musical dreams. Along with holding down the lead vocalist/guitar player position with the powerhouse band Sister Sadie, Jaelee released her debut solo CD Something You Didn’t Count On… Read the full article


From The Archives

On The Hallelujah Turnpike With the Lewis Family

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine June 1980, Volume 14, Number 2 The streets of Lincolnton, Georgia, a small community in eastern middle Georgia, were dark and quiet one recent Sunday about 3 a.m. as the large, silver and green touring bus brought The Lewis Family, bluegrass-gospel music singing group, home from Friday and Saturday appearances… Read the full article