Concert Review: Blackwood Brothers, Bill Shaw, Ken Turner, Ernie Phillips (Bostic, NC)

We’ll do a news roundup at some point—either later today, Monday, or next weekend—and catch up with regularly scheduled programming. Last night, my schedule unexpectedly opened up in time to catch the Blackwood Brothers in concert. Within the last year or so, they have added Billy Blackwood as baritone and Mike Hammontree as full-time pianist….

Concert Review: The Homecoming that Nearly Sunk (Charlotte, NC)

Last night, I attended a Gaither Homecoming concert and videotaping in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was held in an open canvas tent on the grounds of the Billy Graham library. Daddy Sang Bass: Bluegrass mega-group Dailey and Vincent wowed the audience and proved why they have been winning seemingly every award Bluegrass has to offer…