I talked with the bassist from bluegrass band, Town Mountain. They will be performing at MerleFest in just a few days, and will also be hosting the Midnight Jam. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask about tacos, MerleFest, and music!
Jack Lawerence has been playing at MerleFest since it’s inception. I had the chance to sit down with him after a set and talk about the music, memories, and moments at MerelFest.
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Peter Rowan was at the very first MerleFests and has seen them change over the past years. He remembers sitting on the back of a flat bed truck and playing with Jerry Douglas and Doc Watson. And he remembers the day Doc Watson died thus spurring his song “Doc Watson Morning.” But, Peter Rowan also remembers the good times with the Watson’s before Doc and Merle’s deaths. As I talked with Peter Rowan about MerleFest and how the Watson family was influential on his search to find a “musical leviathan.” Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
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!
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I talked baseball and I talked music with the King of Telluride, Mr. Sam Bush. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
Doc Watson? Richie Havens? George Jones? These are somethings I Had To Ask Sam Bush at MerleFest 2013.
At the 2014 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) World Of Bluegrass I met a cool band called Driven. In February one of Driven’s song hit #13 on Bluegrass Today’s top 20 Chart. The band consists of a set of twins, Brandon and Blake McLemore, Jimmy Campbell, and the married couple Rebekah and Jake Workman. This is what I found out about Driven when I Had To Ask.