The American band The Jayhawks has been committed to folk-rock for almost 35 years. Their irresistible style consisted of folk, bluegrass, and roots once made the band pioneers of the Americana movement. When you are listening to the music of this band for the first time, you are immediately amazed. Originally, the Jayhawks are from […]Continue Reading...
A soundtrack is so crucial a part of any film or TV series that there are numerous awards given to those that are able to leave the audiences at awe using it. It colours the overall message of the film and helps create atmosphere. Bluegrass is a music genre with American roots. It appeared back […]Continue Reading...
There are several occasions throughout the year we have the opportunity to share a gift with a loved one or friend. Oftentimes our gifts fall under the mantra of “it’s the thought that counts”. The golden yet silent rule of giving is to customize the present to the recipient’s interests. The return lines can be […]Continue Reading...
Bluegrass artists and fans congregate for events all over the country. The genre began in the high rungs of the mountains where the hill people set a twang with their sweet tea. It soon became a festive part of celebrations until its rise through the rans in the music industry. Folk was already topping the […]Continue Reading...
Bluegrass is a strumming sensation that continues today. In a world of modern music, the classics have stayed tried and true. The originality of Bluegrass can still be heard across the country. It may have started in the South; however the twisty twang has made its way to a cultural icon. Similar to Folk, Bluegrass […]Continue Reading...
The sounds of Bluegrass are cheerful and energetic. With a song to sing and a banjo to pick, Bluegrass bands have stayed with their roots. Instruments are a key component in the lineup of music. Each genre has a mainstay of tones, bass and beats that ultimately sway their style into the songs they are […]Continue Reading...
Bluegrass music is perhaps one of the most misrepresented genres in the industry. Blue grass originated before the doowop era giving it a dated label. Much like the seashell game, the facts and details of bluegrass have been left to the way side. Living in a time where the sounds of the nineties are classified […]Continue Reading...
We continue our journey across America to discover the very best country music festivals that exist today. In part one we traveled to Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina and continue our musical exploration in Mexico. Crash My Playa – Riviera Mayo Perhaps not somewhere that you would readily associate with country music, but what could […]Continue Reading...
One of the best ways of exploring a country is by traveling around and seeing new places and meeting the locals. And when you do this connected to something that you really love, say, going to country music festivals, then you have got a win-win situation. In this blog we look at the finest country […]Continue Reading...
Bluegrass music is a team sport and one of its golden rules is that it should always be fun to play and to listen and participate in. It is sort of American roots music that is often described wrongly as American Folk music. Elements of bluegrass can be found in the traditional music of English, […]Continue Reading...