You can call him Mr Entertainment, the King Of Telluride, The Father of Newgrass, but the title of "Lynn's husband" is the one that means the most to him. Sam Bush joins us for the Beartrap Summer Festival on Sunday August 4th and he is one of the most sought after bluegrass or "newgrass" players out there
Rodney Crowell never had designs on being a superstar. He wanted to write his songs and make good music. Although Rodney didn't have a lot of commercial success himself until the late 80"s, he was a songwriter that other artists found great success with his songs
One of the biggest bands of the 70's , The Marshall Tucker Band got its start in Spartanburg,S.C.when Doug Gray teamed up with Tommy Caldwell and Toy Caldwell, Paul T. Riddle, George McCorkle and Jerry Eubanks, borrowing the name "Marshall Tucker" from a piano tuner whose name was found on a key ring in their old rehearsal space
Just a little something to warm your hearts on this cold February Morning. Check out 9 year old Jonny Mizzone on banjo, 12 year old brother Robbie on fiddle and 14 year old brother Tommy on guitar. They just tear up Ralph Stanley's , How Mountain Girls Can Love.
For a bunch of young guys from the hills of the South, traveling to the mountains of the West holds a lot of appeal.
Last years Beartrap Summer Festival featured a GREAT musician in the person Leo Kotke.
Patty Loveless was last years headliner and a near record crowd came out to hear old favorites like "Chains", "Jealous Bone", "Can't Get Enough"