Best of 1980s Bluegrass

The 1980s were a big decade for bluegrass. It was the decade when a good portion of today’s bluegrass juggernauts—Alison Krauss and Bela Fleck for example—cut their teeth. Some of the genre’s best-ever performers, like the Nashville Bluegrass Band and … Read More

This is: Alison Krauss

It has been argued by many (read: me) that Alison Krauss is—and will remain—the best female vocalist and fiddler that bluegrass has ever seen. She started her career in her teens in the 1980s, created possibly the most recognizable and … Read More

Dave’s Faves

By now, you’ve probably gotten a sense of what I like in terms of bluegrass. High-level instrumental prowess, creative and outside-the-box songwriting, and an excellent ensemble sound are what I look for in my bluegrass favorites. Those things all apply … Read More

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