Bluegrass Music Artist

Whos Your Favorite Bluegrass Music Artist?

Who’s Your Favorite Bluegrass Music Artist?

Bill Monroe is everyone’s most loved bluegrass music artist but besides him, the opinions of both old-time and neophyte fans of bluegrass are much more divided when it comes to other artists. If you haven’t made your choice yet, here are a couple of bluegrass artists that deserve a spot in your favorite list.

Ralph Stanley

Stanley is best known in the bluegrass scene for his virtuosity in playing the banjo and his tenor voice. He first rose to popularity as part of the Stanley Brothers together with sibling Carter, who played the guitar. Their live performances started as early as the mid-1940’s for Virginia’s radio stations. Their works were released by the likes of Mercury Records, Rich-R-Tone, and Columbia Records. READ MORE »