The 20 Best Pieces of Advice Bluegrass Musicians Have Received…

At IBMA 2016 I had the amazing opportunity to talk with many performers and bluegrass professionals on the Red Carpet before the Awards show. I asked one question of everyone, “What has been the best advice you have been given in your career?” People I talked with ranged from everyone from the founders of Rounder […]

Episode 54: Interview with Jenni Lyn Gardner

When I was 9 years old I met Jenni Lyn and the band Della Mae. When Jenni Lyn was 9 she met Bill Monroe. Listen on to see what I Had to Ask Jenni Lyn.

Episode 51: Interview with Annie Lou

What’s it like to be a Canadian Bluegrass Musician? I talk with Annie Lou and find out! Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

IBMA Post #2

I had a great start to IBMA, attending the keynote speech and reception I saw some friends from the past years including James Reams of James Reams and the Barnstormers, Jacob Sharp oof Mipso, Carolyn and Daniel Routh of Nu-Blu, and Andrea Asperelli from Cricket Tell the Weather. I also have set up an interview […]

Episode 46: Interview with Annie of the Annie Moses Band

I talked with Annie of the Annie Moses Band a genre defying four piece bluegrass quartet with a funky rhythm section. We talk all music. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Adam Hamilton Interviews Archived

The first interview segment with Adam Hamilton will continue to find its home on www.ihadtoask.com but, other 7 segments have been archived. Please continue to enjoy the first segment! If you would like to listen to the entire interview please send us an email at ihadtoask@hotmail.com with “Archived Interview Request” as the subject and then […]

Episode 44: Interview with James Nash

I talk with Mr. James Nash about being in the Waybacks, the Hillside Album Hour and playing with Bob Weir. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Recent Problem Accessing Podcasts

A couple of listeners have contacted me of a glitch in the program and I wanted to make you all aware… If you are on an Apple product the media player on my website¬†www.ihadtoask.com is not supported. ūüôĀ¬†Luckily you can still access the interviews via http://ijusthadtoask.podomatic.com/ or the Podomatic App. Or you can access the […]

Episode 35: Interview with Tori of Gold Heart

I talk with Tori Gold of the Gold Heart Sisters about their recent tour to Europe. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 34: Interview with Leigh Gibson

I talk with one of the Gibson Brothers, Leigh, about his musical career and hosting the 2015 IBMA Awards Show. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!