The Forward Roll

Soundtrack to Bluegrass Pride

In songs, we can find hope; we can vent anger; we can be moved to tears. Perhaps most importantly, though, we can find a much-needed sense of community with the simple push of a button.

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San Francisco Shows Off Its Bluegrass Pride

San Francisco Shows Off Its Bluegrass Pride

"Once the Bluegrass Pride initiative got rolling, there was a lot of excitement around all the possibilities at hand," Godman says. "My mind was full of ideas, but doing a bluegrass cover of Whitney Houston's 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' was a must. After mentioning the idea to Melody Walker of Front Country, it all just fell into place. It was such a fun time to record this and experience a community coming together."

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Welcome to Bluegrass Pride

Welcome to Bluegrass Pride

As a banjo player, I annoy a lot of people every day, and I still don’t care. I’m proud to be a banjo player. The banjo is untameable, infinitely complex, impossibly beautiful, and sometimes hard to take. Just like humans.

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