Podcast: Bluegrass 101 pt. 2, The Innovators
Episode #17-18 | airing 5-03-17

This week we conclude our two part feature Bluegrass 101 with a program focusing on the Innovators. Almost from it’s conception players began to alter the music much to the dismay of Bill Monroe. This week we’ll hear some of those innovators including The Country Gentlemen, Old and In the … → read more

Podcast: Pioneering Women, part 1
Episode #16-37 | airing 9-14-16

Through the years female singers and songwriters have offered their unique perspective on the music and the times. In this first program we’ll hear classics from Sara and Maybelle Carter, Jean Ritchie, Odetta, Judy Collins and many more. LISTEN: https://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1637_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using … → read more

SORM Playlist #15-12: Women In Bluegrass
(airing the week starting 3-18-15)

Bluegrass has been mostly a boy’s club since it’d development in the 1940s. In the past decade and a half the rules have changed and we find more and more women leading or playing a featured role bands. It didn’t all start with Alison Krauss but she has been the … → read more

ADAM STEFFEY: New Primitive

          ADAM STEFFEY New Primitive Organic 14692 www.Organic-Records.com   Adam Steffey spent much of the 1990s holding down the mandolin slot in Alison Krauss’ band, Union Station. Since leaving Krauss he has been involved in a wide variety of musical endeavors including tours with Dolly Parton, … → read more

CHRIS JONES & THE NIGHT DRIVERS: Lost Souls & Free Spirits

Chris Jones and the Night Drivers: Lost Souls and Free Spirits

          CHRIS JONES & THE NIGHT DRIVERS Lost Souls & Free Spirits Rebel 7518 www.rebelrecords.com   Though his voice is familiar to thousands as a DJ on Sirius XM radio’s bluegrass channel (a gig that has netted him IBMA Broadcaster of the Year honors), Chris Jones’ … → read more