1. Young Debuts 'Prairie Wind' In Nashville

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album to an appreciative audience last night (Aug. 18) at the first of two shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The set is due Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album…

  2. Bluegrass Great Vassar Clements Dies

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements died yesterday (Aug. 16) at his daughter Midge Cranor's home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements died yesterday (Aug. 16) at his daughter Midge Cranor's home outside Nashville following…

  3. Rounder, Sun Expose Archives Digitally

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The digital world has added many new wrinkles to the music landscape, the latest being the immediate availability of sought-after vintage and long out-of-print works. The digital world has added many new wrinkles to the music landscape, the latest being the immediate availability of sought…

  4. Merlefest Sets 2003 Lineup

    September 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, Bruce Hornsby, and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are among the luminaries who will grace the stage at Merlefest 2003. Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, Bruce Hornsby, and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are among the luminaries who will grace the…

  5. David Grisman's 'Dawg Music'

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With the David Grisman Quintet's first new recording in seven years, the pioneering acoustic string-music veteran has really gone to the dawgs. "Dawgnation," which mandolinist Grisman's San Rafael, Calif.-based…