In The ’80s And ’90s, These 10 Women Made Bluegrass Better
By Craig Shelburne, September 23, 2020
With this year marking the 75th anniversary of bluegrass, it’s remarkable to note that women emerged as a creative force at roughly the halfway point between then and now. Of course, female musicians have been part of the fabric of bluegrass from the start, with Mother Maybelle Carter, Sally Ann Forrester, and Hazel & Alice among those serving as inspirations through the decades.
BGS commends these 10 women who carried bluegrass forward with a combination of undeniable talent, strong material, and a refreshing new perspective...READ MORE
Claire Lynch. The Bluegrass Musician with a Six String Heart
Girl Warrior Stories, June 2020
Today we raise our fists high and put our hands together in celebration of our Feature Girl Warrior, the long recognized and praised creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch, a pioneer who has continually pushed the boundaries of the Bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, eight International Bluegrass Music Association awards and the prestigious United States Artists Walker Fellowship...READ MORE