At the IBMA WOB I had an opportunity to meet James Reams of “James Reams and the Barnstormers.” Not only is he a fantastic musician he also has had a pretty interesting life, he was homeless at just 17. To hear his entire story listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
James is active in Circle the City a program to help homeless people in Arizona for information on this please call (602)776-9000, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to the website at circlethecity.org.
Here is the link to “James Reams and the Barnstormers” YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/ReamsAndBarnstormers
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!
At the IBMA World of Bluegrass, Jim Lauderdale and I were able to sit down and talk about his amazing career. It is easy to see why people want to buy his music. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
I had a toe tapping time talking with April Verch about her Canadian Fiddle Championships, and what it is like to be a touring musician. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
I talk with Mike Compton a skilled musician about playing with the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe. Mike Compton also played on the “O Brother Where Art Thou” track. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
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!
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!
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!