Shades Mountain Air has been together, more or less, for twenty-one years. That has taken us to five states, dozens of cities, churches, universities, festivals,
If you don’t know who Ricky Skaggs is, then you really don’t know anything about bluegrass and old-time music. It’s important to distinguish those two
It’s a good time to polish up friendships, love family, forgive, thank and bless. So I turned sixty, and for some reason the people around
“…there is a playful randomness about what we find and read. Or rather, what finds us” When I first rekindled my interest in songwriting and
“The genetic code of bluegrass and old time music is more sophisticated than that. It carries stories of birth, life and death in the old
Anyway, riding in a van for a week turned us from “Friends and Brothers” to angry inmates who couldn’t wait to bust out. Fifteen Years.