Episode 59: Interview with Deanie from Sister Sadie

I talked with Deanie from Sister Sadie at IBMA 2016, we talked about women in bluegrass, the band’s IBMA Awards nominations and even her chickens. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

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 56: Interview with Doni and Eric of Nefesh Mountain

I talked with a Jewish bluegrass band at IBMA called Nefesh Mountain. They we so much fun to talk with and learn about bluegrass music in Hebrew. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 53: Interview with Joe Mullins

I talked about everything from radio to music to food with Joe Mullins, listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 52: Interview with Blake Williams

I talk with banjo player Blake Williams. He has preformed on the Grand Ole Opry, He has also preformed with Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.

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!

Episode 50: Interview with Michael Cleveland

Michael Cleveland just released his album Fiddler’s Dream and I got to talk to him at the IBMA WOB! We talked about everything including his recently viral video with 6.5 million views. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 49: Interview with Sirius XM’s Kyle Cantrell

I talked with Kyle Cantrell the program director for Sirius XM’s Bluegrass Junction (Channel 62). We talked about his time at WSM (Grand Ole Opry), his first bluegrass interview with Bill Monroe, and American History. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

IBMA Post #3

It’s been a good day ┬áhere at IBMA. I talked with Laurie Lewis of Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands. Here is a little recap of the interview. Inspired by Doc Watson at the Berkeley Folk Festival when she was 14 years old proves that bluegrass is a nationwide phenomenon and has been for some […]

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 […]