Fresh Sounds in the World of Bluegrass: April/May 2013

By Taylor Coughlin

Tina Adair Band, Born Bad: Fronted by a force (read: voice) to be reckoned with, Tina Adair Band comes barreling out of the gate on Born Bad. Full of songs bolstered by confidence and attitude, TAB display virtuosity and variety, melding traditional, bluesy ‘grass with a soulful, country-rock style. Tina’s songwriting, singing, and playing are all signature to her talents as a well-rounded music creator, and her team of high-esteemed musicians is well paired. Key tracks: “Born Bad,” “Farther Along,” and “Snaker Dan.”

Get IBMA Awesome: May is Membership Month!

It’s an exciting time in bluegrass, and what better way to foster its success than by supporting the International Bluegrass Music Association in its efforts to keep that success growing?

May is Membership Month at IBMA, and there’s no better time to join. You’ll be just in time for first round ballots for the 2013 IBMA Awards and for a members-only ticket purchase week this spring for IBMA’s “Wide Open Bluegrass” festival (formerly Bluegrass Fan Fest) in Raleigh, NC, Friday-Saturday, Sept. 27-28.

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