With members from all over the United States, raised on record collections of all different genres, it is no wonder that the bluegrass music of the HillBenders bridges a wide variety of styles.
"Hey gurl, I see you play violin -- wanna fiddle around?" That line is guaranteed to never get you a date on Valentine's Day. But if you lay a good one on us, we'll send you and a friend to the Folk School Valentine's show at Off Broadway on Thursday!
Ryan Spearman is many things in many musical moods, but all his roles show a passion for setting the spark of innovation to the good tinder of tradition.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of the intrepid members of KDHX's pool of volunteer photographers.
What is folk music? There are a lot of theories but one thing is certain, and that is that at it's heart is community.
Cigar-box guitars, pie-plate banjos, a bass made from an old speaker and a dobro made from welded pipe: These are just a few of the instruments created by Green Strum.