Dave Alvin

Emmylou Harris, pictured at “Emmylou Harris: Songbird’s Flight,” a new exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, again headlines the 18th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Sunday. (Courtesy Jason Kempin/Getty Images/ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

Mountains of music at 18th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Even though the 2018 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass lineup is missing some favorite…


Jimmie Dale Gilmore, left, and Dave Alvin combine forces on “Downey to Lubbock.” (Courtesy Tim Reese Photography)

Jimmie Dale Gilmore sings the blues with Dave Alvin

Honey-throated alt-country singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore knows how strange it sounded in…


COURTESY BETH HERZHAFTBrothers Dave and Phil Alvin

Alvin brothers reunite with Big Bill Broonzy tunes

There’s nothing like a near-death experience to bring estranged family members back…