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Todd Grebe and Cold Country

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  Long time fixture in the Alaska bluegrass community, Todd Grebe and Cold Country has come full circle from being a string quartet to a five piece electric country band, having recently added drums and electric telecaster guitar to their sound. Todd, Angela Oudean- fiddle (Bearfoot Bluegrass), and Nathan May- telecaster, just released their first… Read more »

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

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“Playing music is the easy part,” says Russell Moore with an ever-so-slightly rueful laugh as he looks back on more than thirty years of doing what he grew up wanting to do.  “By the time we put this band together”—he’s talking about IIIrd Tyme Out, his musical vehicle for over twenty years now—“I was realistic… Read more »

Roots Radio Interview w Candi Staton

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Candi Staton, who played Roots on May 20, has had a remarkable career that’s carried her from Muscle Shoals in the 60s to the disco palaces of the 70s and a long fruitful run in Christian/gospel music. Here she talks with Music City Roots Interview Guy Craig Havighurst about her life in music.

Guiding Light: MCR in Ireland

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Cara Dillon plays Music City Roots in Belfast, 3.11.15.  Generally speaking, I’m anti-empire. They always end badly,and they’re pretty much the antithesis of the collaborative community values we cherish in music. But I’ll make an exception when it comes to the Empire Music Hall, our home away from Factory when we’re in the embrace of… Read more »