Ricky Skaggs and Steven Curtis Chapman Took the Opry to Church With Their Cover of “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”

The Grand Ole Opry is hallowed ground for country musicians. It is the home of legends and giants of the genre and the goal of every struggling musician. But there is something beyond the Opry. Something better. Ricky Skaggs and Steven Curtis Chapman (sporting a Glen Campbell t-shirt under his blazer) took a moment to … Read more

Dierks Bentley Reveals His Hilarious NSFW Bluegrass Band Names

There’s a bluegrass band opening up for Dierks Bentley on his 2017 WHAT THE HELL World Tour with a very familiar face in the band. The group, which takes the stage before Jon Pardi, includes a disguised Dierks, even though he’s not quick to admit it. During the press conference prior to his No. 1 … Read more

10 Best Songs From Alison Krauss

There is no voice who can shatter mountains and make you weep in the same verse as Alison Krauss’. Between her solo work (including her exquisite covers album Windy City) and collaboration with Union Station, she has tremendously shifted the country landscape, as well as that of bluegrass, through the years. Her voice is unmistakable … Read more

Marty Stuart Invited Dailey & Vincent to Become Members of the Grand Ole Opry

Dailey & Vincent are going to become members of the Grand Ole Opry! The Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent were surprised with the honor by Marty Stuart after a performance on the Opry on Dec. 30, 2016. “Country music needs you,” Stuart told the pair. “Country music loves you. And the Grand Ole Opry welcomes … Read more

Dwight Yoakam Covered Prince’s “Purple Rain” as a Gift to People Everywhere

Dwight Yoakam is still taking the genre of country music to places it has never been. Most recently with his cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain” off his forthcoming bluegrass record Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… The track is a bluegrass interpretation of Prince’s legendary hit and comes just a few months after the legendary artist’s death. … Read more

Ralph Stanley Singing “Man of Constant Sorrow” at The Grand Ole Opry is Other-Worldly

In honor of Ralph Stanley, the Grand Ole Opry released a video of him performing “Man of Constant Sorrow” on the famous stage. Lately, Stanley was best known “Man of Constant Sorrow,” and his work on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, but even before he won a GRAMMY for “O Death,” another song … Read more

Hunter Hayes Turns Justin Timberlake Song Into Bluegrass Masterpiece

No doubt about it– Hunter Hayes is a musician. A talented one at that. Hayes‘ recent project has taken Justin Timberlake‘s “Mirrors” from an R&B hit to a cool bluegrass-y tune. Timberlake’s version is a multi-layered production and Hayes went totally bare for his performance and focused on a passionate delivery of the lyrics and … Read more