Episode 65: Interview with Todd Albright

The next episode in the summer I Had to Ask series is a short interview with Todd Albright: a 12 string folk guitarist from Detroit Michigan, and who likes his steak cooked medium. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!  

Episode 64: Interview with the Kruger Brothers

To kick off our summer series of podcasts here is a interview with the Kruger Brothers from MerleFest 2017. I talked with Jens about composing his new composition, Roan Mountain Suite (the Brother’s new album). We also talked about their international fan base they gave lots of advice. Listen on to see why I Had […]

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!

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!

Episode 48: Interview with Laurie Lewis at IBMA 2016

At the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) World of Bluegrass I talked with singer songwriter, guitarist and fiddle player Laurie Lewis. ¬†We talked about the Berkeley Folk festival and her introduction to the Greenbrier Boys, Doc Watson, and Jean Ritchie. We also talked about Laurie’s trip on the John Muir Trail and how Laurie stays […]