Saturday, August 29, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Traditional Subsection)

I think every group at one time or another has done Reuben's Train. Well, here's the Foghorn Stringband doing it.

Caleb Klauder, vocals & mandolin; Stephen “Sammy” Lind, vocals & fiddle; Reeb Willms, vocals & guitar; and Nadine Landry, vocals & bass.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The Occasional Mid-week Molly

"Fourteen-year-old boys are not part of a well-regulated militia. Members of wacky religious cults are not part of a well-regulated militia. Permitting unregulated citizens to have guns is destroying the security of this free state." 

Molly Ivins

... and seventeen year-olds aren't either.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

The Magnolia Street String Band from New Jersey. All long-time pros who have jammed together since 2014 yet just released an album. Here's Onion Grass from their album Wrong Side of the Rain.

 Paul Prestopino (dobro and former backing musician for Peter, Paul and Mary, The Chad Mitchell Trio and others), Bobby Baxmeyer (banjo, dobro, mandolin, vocals), Matthew Backes (vocals, mandolin), Sheila Shukla (vocals, guitar), and Ron Greenstein (bass)

Monday, August 17, 2020

Geography Div (Hard of hearing subsection)

"Can you hear me now" might have been a catch phrase for a cell phone company, but there are places in the US that really are quieter than others.

The Loudest And Quietest Spots In The Continental US

Saturday, August 15, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Something different subsection)

A bit different take on a bluegrass group. The Railsplitters, A progressive group from Colorado doing
Two Weeks.

Dusty Rider - Banjo and lead vocal, Lauren Stovall - Guitar, Peter Sharpe - Mandolin, Joe D' Esposito - Fiddle,  Jean-Luc Davis - Bass

Monday, August 10, 2020

Geography Div (Gimme Shelter subsection)

I think we knew this already (save one orange-hued individual who has no idea whatsoever).

Saturday, August 8, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div ( Young Folks subsection)

A new young group from the Boston area (three of them are currently studying at the Berklee College of Music).
Here's Garfield's Blackberry Blossom.

Eli Wildman - mandolin,  Victor Furtado - banjo, Aila Wildman - fiddle and Sean Newman - bass

Saturday, August 1, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (See if you can pick out all the references subsection)

Donna Ulisse released When I Go All Bluegrass On You last February. It's certainly has enough references to performers, groups and songs to hold your interest. Have fun pickin" (sorry, bad pun) 'em out.

Donna Ulisse - Vocal, guitar, Cody Kilby -  guitar, Greg “Papaw” Davis - banjo, Josh Swift -  reso-guitar, Mason Nolen -  mandolin, Evan Winsor - upright bass, Stephen Burwell -  fiddle, and Nathan Fawcett - snare drum.