Episode 21: Interview with the Spinney Brothers

If you have ever been on a bluegrass cruise, you may have seen them. If you want your dog back, the Spinney Brothers can relate. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 20: Interview with Logan Brill

I talk with Logan Brill a musician who has been featured on the T.V show Couples Therapy. We discuss her MerleFest and Opry debut, her goals for her future as well as advice for young musicians.  Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 19: Red Carpet Interview Part 1

At the 2014 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Red Carpet prior to the awards ceremony I had the honor to ask the like of Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Joe Mullins, Jens Kruger, Darrin and Brooke Aldridge, and Amanda Smith. As you will notice most artists will give credit to their parents, to God, and to […]

Episode 17: Interview with Andy Hall

I talked with Andy Hall the Bluegrass Dobro teacher of Artistworks Online Academy. We talked about what inspires him, being nominated for the IBMA Dobro player of the Year and playing with Charlie Daniels and Zac Brown.

Episode 16: Interview with Missy From Detour

In this interview I talk with Missy from Detour about how her band is helping homeless veterans. Missy also talks to me about her musical influences and her advice for young musicians, listen on to see why I Had To Ask.

Episode 15: Interview with Carolyn from Nu-Blu

My sister Victoria and I talk with Carolyn Routh from the bluegrass band Nu-Blu about her band, young musicians, and her favorite musical gig she played. Carolyn shares about her personal struggle and teaches a valuable lesson on  I Had to Ask!

Episode 14: Interview with Laura Boosinger of Blueridge Music Trails

The Blueridge Music Trail is a  driving route that immerses families in the rich music heritage of the Blueridge Mountains. I talk with one of the people from the trail, Mrs.Laura Boosinger about the trail, and goals for the future of it. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.

Episode 13: Interview with Johnny Baier from American Banjo Museum

The American Banjo Museum is an interpretive exhibit with audio-visual and preforming theaters. The American Banjo Museum has the largest banjo collection for public display in the world.  Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.

Episode 12: Interview with Andy Offutt Irwin

Once upon a time there was an amazing storyteller named Andy Offutt Irwin, one day I interviewed him about his awards, favorite and least favorite jobs, and awards he is proud of listen on to see why I Had To Ask.

Episode 11: Interview with Dr. Rudy Mancke

“From tiny acorns, big oaks grow.” Dr. Rudy Mancke has been given many awards from many associations yet being outdoors in nature is what he finds most rewarding. This former USC professor and co-host of South Carolina ETV’s NatureScene talked to me about where he got his roots and how young students can become as […]