Tradition Persists at the Palatka Bluegrass Festival
The three-day festival held at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch outside of Palatka, Florida, was packed with traditional bluegrass talent. Diversity in bluegrass has been popular. … Continued
Guitar Master Richard Smith at Heartwood Soundstage
It’s very possible you’ve never heard of Richard Smith, unless you’re a musician (and especially a guitar player). The UK-born fingerstyle player prodigy learned his … Continued
Lifestyle Challenges for Musicians: What Can Be Done?
It’s easy to tick off the names of prominent musicians who have died of drug abuse or mental health issues. Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Jimi … Continued
Spirit of the Suwannee Roots Festivals: A Family Affair
The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park has hosted music festivals since the ’80s and some bluegrass events even earlier. Under the ownership of the … Continued