I don’t know if it was really bound to happen, but I am sure excited that it did. This month, a former fifth grade student of mine – Shane McLaughlin – and his band appear on Trail Mix. Folks, that is pretty cool. I taught McLaughlin during one of my first years teaching near Charlottesville,…

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Tucked away in the far western corner of Kentucky, right against the banks of the Ohio River, is the uniquely named town of Monkey’s Paw. Never heard of it? Not surprising. But I can guarantee that, very soon, you will know about Kelsey Weldon, the town’s favorite daughter. Weldon is rapdidy making her mark on…

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Brand new tracks from Old Crow Medicine Show, Chris Knight, North Mississippi All Stars, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, and many more on the October Trail Mix!

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Trail Mix returns with new tunes from Violent Femmes, The Steel Wheels, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, Grant Farm, and many more! All for you! All for free!

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Check off another item on The Steel Wheels bucket list. Over the last decade plus, I have had the pleasure of writing about this band and featuring their songs on Trail Mix, booking and promoting their concerts, and introducing them on stage. This week, this little blog has the honor of premiering a brand new…

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Trail Mix kicks off your summer adventures with tracks from Jim Lauderdale, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Keller Williams, Jamestown Revival, Kelly Hunt, and many, many more!

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