The image is forever burned into our pop-culture consciousness. George Clooney, sporting overalls and scruff, wailing “Man of Constant Sorrow” in the Coen Brothers’ twangy Odyssey O’Brother, Where Art Thou? Then, there’s the man behind that scene: bluegrass singer-songwriter Dan Tyminski, of the Dan Tyminski Band and Alison Krauss and Union Station, still one of […]
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Alison Krauss and Union Station Stick to a Winning Formula
Alison Krauss and Union Station have certainly come a long way since their inception in 1989, redefining “NewGrass” like member Jerry Douglas has redefined “dobro.” But some things will never change: Krauss and company have stayed loyal to their bluegrass roots; they enjoy songs in a minor key that surprise you with a major-four before […]
Scene Spotlight: Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ Festival –– Columbia, Mo.
Being in the middle of a state in Middle America is actually a pretty ideal situation for a music lover. Being at the convergence point for artists from all over the country is quite the advantage, and a festival like Columbia, Missouri’s Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ Festival proves it, combining local and national performers. […]