— Willie Nelson and his Farm Aid family still have work to do.The 83-year-old country music legend closed an impassioned 11-hour concert here Saturday in revivalist fashion with a stage full of musicians including Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss and Dave Matthews, all singing gospel standard .Alison Krauss is renowned for her clear, angelic voice and exquisite harmonies and has been awarded no fewer than 26 Grammy awards.Krauss and her band, Union Station, are known here as ambassadors of bluegrass music, and their albums have sold more than 11 million copies.
The 49-year-old actress and the 51-year-old actor played brother and sister on the hit series , which wrapped its run last year.
When you’re making music, you may listen with your ears but it’s all about the gut.
I always know if something is working because I feel it in my bones – my recent album was tough to make as I couldn’t get that feeling so I just had to stop.
Judging by a first listen to some of the songs from her next album, the former child prodigy is also taking a bold, progressive step away from bluegrass with Weighted Mind, which is scheduled to be released in early 2016. I think I wrote more songs on this project than anything I've done thus far. "Not even necessarily saying that I've experienced everything or it's a firsthand account, like from a story line. But they just feel like they're coming from a truer place, or a deeper place, maybe should I say.
Performing with double bassist Ethan Jodziewicz (who's also on the album), Hull opened her impressive 75-minute set Friday (July 24) with the jazzy title cut. And I think that can only come almost with age and the more you've experienced." Her first album since 2011's Daybreak, Weighted Mind relies primarily on mandolin and bass, though it was produced by innovative and versatile banjo player Bela Fleck, with almost all the songs either written or co-written by Hull.