In an in-depth Local Spins interview, the Grammy-nominated bluegrass star talks about writing, staying safe in a pandemic and getting ready to hit ‘the ground like a fireball’ when touring resumes. Watch videos of some of his recent performances and check out a playlist of artists he’s currently digging.
Local Spins continues its series showcasing recordings that most influenced the careers and artistry of Michigan musicians. Today, the spotlight falls on the trio of artists who influenced David Kirchgessner of the Grand Rapids ska band Mustard Plug. Listen to tracks from each album and find out who’s at the top of Kirchgessner’s current playlist.
It’s not a playlist you’ll want to put on repeat. A Paul McCartney dud tops the list of rotten holiday fare after we asked readers for their most hated seasonal tunes and they responded in droves. Check out the full list of “cringe-inducing, inane and repetitive” songs that drive many up the wall every year.