Watch Hot Rize Perform ‘A Cowboy’s Life’ Above the East River We are so excited for the release of our new video for ‘A Cowboy’s Life’ from our album When I’m Free. We had an amazing time recording this with Mason Jar Music on our last trip to New York. Check it out! Thanks The Bluegrass Situation for releasing!
In December of 2013, a legendary bluegrass group and a legendary jam outfit collided under the same roof at Etown Hall Studios. The following is a fly on the wall’s perspective of what we’ll call “Hot Cheese”.
Congratulations Bryan Sutton – Guitar Player of the year at International Bluegrass Music Association Awards! He accepted his award with guitar in hand. Here’s Music City Roots’ YouTube video of “Cricket on the Hearth”. Mighty fine!
The West Virginia native is representative of an era, as his pioneering early work as vocalist for the prog bluegrass band Hot Rize helped define a new style of bluegrass in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s. Read the article here.
Great piece from Rolling Stone Country which includes quotes from our very own Tim O’Brien as well as Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Douglas, and The Del McCoury Band. Also gives a little love to “When I’m Free”.