Bluegrass Artists and Album Reviews


6-15-14 Mike and The Ranger Bluegrass & More Radio Show

I bet you thought it would never get here. Bluegrass & More with Mike and The Ranger! This week we’ll kick it off with a little something from the  Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration. We’ll add in some Crosby, Stills, and Nash covers and more! Our other featured bluegrass artist include: (From […]


6-8-14 Mike and The Ranger Bluegrass & More Radio Show

We know you’ve been waiting all week! No need to wait any longer. It’s Bluegrass time! This show features: Darrell Webb Band – Hummingbird, New Town – Trouble and Pain, Special Consensus – Wild Montana Skies, After Jack – Cant Sing a  Sad Song, Danny Roberts – F-5 Rag, Detour […]


6-1-14 Mike and The Ranger

Welcome back bluegrass lovers! This week we feature The Haunted Windchimes and a local and rising group called Calamity Cubes. We are always looking for new acts and love to hear them. Remember, if you have a band you’d like to submit just go to mikeandtheranger.com and go to resources tab and […]


Haunted Windchimes

Out of Colorado, comes a traditional folk roots music group called the Haunted Windchimes. This group is very interesting. They capture an old timey sound with their simple arrangements and haunting melodies, but the songs are brand new. Hmmm, I wonder, could I have uncovered the secret of why they […]


5-25-14 Mike and The Ranger

Welcome back for another great week of bluegrass. The weather may be warming up but we are already hot into it. This show we have some off Alan Jackson’s bluegrass album and some of the fast stuff with Split Lip Rayfield. Have a great long weekend and enjoy. This week’s […]


Darrell Webb, Dream Big

“Dream Big” is out. This album highlights Darrell Webb’s 20 years of being at the forefront of Bluegrass Music with an all start cast including Rhonda Vincent, members of Blue Highway, members of The Grascals, Sammy Shelor, Ronnie Bowman, Tim Stafford, Jason Burleson, Shawn Lane, Rob Ickes, Jason Moore, Aaron […]

Dream Big Album

5-18-14 Mike and The Ranger

It’s that time again! Bluegrass with Mike and The  Ranger. On this weeks show, we here from some of the greats like Ricky Skaggs and Vince Gill. We’ll play you a pretty new cover band called Picking on Mumford and Sons. Sit back and enjoy and thanks for listening to […]


5-11-14 Mike and The Ranger

Happy Mothers Day! If one thing is true as the sun rising it’s that mothers love their bluegrass. Fire up the grill, sit momma in a chair, and listen to that sweet banjo sound with Mike and The Ranger. You’ll hear Rhonda Vincent, Detour, Dolly Parton and more in this […]


Bryan Sutton “Into My Own”

I am really impressed with the latest project by Bryan Sutton called “Into My Own”, which is his fourth album for Sugar Hill Records. On Mike and the Ranger, we liked it so much, we featured not one, but several of the cuts on our show. Bluegrass and More. This […]

Bryan Sutton

5-4-14 Mike and The Ranger

Welcome back for another two hours of bluegrass with Mike and The Ranger! This week we play a few from Bryan Sutton and his new album “Into My Own”. We also find it hard to go a whole week without hearing Yonder Mountain String Band and at least one from the Steel […]


Richard Bennett In The Wind Somewhere

Richard Bennett “In The Wind Somewhere”

Set for release May 27th, Richard Bennett’s latest project “In The Wind Somewhere” should prove to be his best yet. Richard’s musical path has included his own bands along with stints with Lou Reid and Carolina, J.D. Crowe and the New South, and part of the trio with Jimmy Gaudreau […]


4-27-14 Mike and The Ranger

This episode of Mike and The Ranger, Bluegrass and More includes new songs from Dolly Parton’s new bluegrass album. Here is a full list of this weeks artists. Scroll Down to Listen to the Show! Sideline Dolly Parton Cornmeal Mountain Heart Della Mae Grascals Gibson brothers Ashley Lewis Stevens Family […]