KAFM Music Blog
The KAFM Music Bureau Top Picks for 2016 - Veta Bluegrass selections:
#1 Bryan Sutton | The More I Learn
"...finest record yet 3... sounds like a well worn pair of jeans...you dont want it to wear out...co-writers include Tim O'Brien, Nick Forster, Mike Barnett."
#2 Irene Kelley | These Hills
"...sweet voice and has added a great lineup of supporting musicians...she will be winning awards with this record."
#3 Sam Bush | Storyman
"Its been several years since Sam "King of Telluride" and Father of Newgrass has released an album...Great lyrics...great songs..."
#4 Del & Dawg (Del McCoury and David Dawg Grisman) | Del & Dawg
"...friends since 1963 these bluegrass icons sing, play, and tell stories about each other. David Dawg Grisman (mandolin) and Del McCoury (guitar) both sing.Recodred live in Maine in 11/15. Excellent!..."
#5 Earls of Leicester | Rattle & Roar
"Second CD by The Earls of Leicester (play on names Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt). The Earls sound like Flatt and Scruggs with top musicians playing Flatt and Scruggs songs."
Veta Bluegrass Best of 2016 | Honorable Mention:
1. Giri Peters | Just Whittlin' Around
2. Section House | A Collection of Instrumentals
3. Jordan Tice | Horse County
4. The New Kentucky Colonels | Live in Sweden 1973
5. Gathering Time | When One Door Closes
Keep your radio tuned to KAFM as we continue to present the best in new music and emerging artists for 2017!