Forget the Hills, Head for the City – Strictly Bluegrass is Back

Every fall, San Francisco billionaire and banjo player Warren Hellman throws himself one heck of a shindig. His guests: the most distinguished bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and world music performers, plus the immediate world. Price of admission: good will, a peaceful… Continue Reading


From Hatchet Mountain to Mine Shaft, a Soulful Howl Resounds

Rita Hosking’s music has taken her throughout the Pacific Northwest, across the Atlantic to the United Kingdom and even to the Netherlands, but at the end of the day, it takes her home to Shasta County’s Hatchet Mountain. The Davis-based… Continue Reading