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The Top 5 Bluegrass Covers of 2014

Welcome back to our blog.  That’s right, I said OUR blog.  This blog belongs to Honeywagon and as such we feel entitled to air our views on any number of subjects (bluegrass related or not).  Today, we are claiming that prerogative and presenting a list of the top 5 Bluegrass …

How Honeywagon Picks Bluegrass Covers

Anyone reading this probably knows that Honeywagon is all about covering some stuff that, for the bluegrass world, is pretty far out.  We’re proud of our covers of Green Day, Blink 182, Michael Jackson, Rolling Stones, and even Lady Gaga.  But yesterday I heard a story about a Chicago bluegrass …

5 Tips for Making a Bluegrass Cover Song

In this blog, I’m going to talk about 5 tips for making a bluegrass cover. I’m gonna drop some hard won knowledge on all the budding bluegrassers out there! Honeywagon has recorded over 50 bluegrass covers and performed many others in our live shows. Over the course of the past …

Michael Jackson in all his glory

Hello Wagoneers! Most of you are, by now, probably familiar with our album “Songs From Neverland – a bluegrass tribute to Michael Jackson”.  Well, recently I was granted the opportunity to re-visit some of MJ’s tunes (in their original form) and I just wanted to write a little post about …

Learning Songs

Sometimes in the life of a professional musician, we get to take a break from our normal activities, like scheduling concerts, driving to the next gig, tweeting, blogging, facebooking, and we get to do something that actually relates to our musical ability.  Wagoneers, that time is upon us.  On August …

A boy and his bike…

Wagoneers.  Times have sure changed since I was growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, tooling around on my Mongoose BMX bike, looking for curbs, ramps, dirt piles, anything to launch off of.  BMX has pretty much been replaced with X-games freestyle halfpipe stunts and I’m no longer so …

Betcha didn’t know

well its that time of the year again – slightly early- but the lightning bugs are back in Nashville.  Interesting fact about these critters, they are actually beetles, have over 2000 different varieties and, at least in our area, only the MALES flash.  It’s all for show to attract the …