Country Pop Bites: Alison Krauss – August 15
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2006 Alison Krauss + Union Station picked up a whopping 11 nominations as finalists were announced for the International Bluegrass Music Association awards?
It’s true! Check out this Alison Krauss video!
Here are 5 little known truths about Alison Krauss.
- She began studying classical violin at age five but soon switched to bluegrass.
- When she was just 12 years old she won the Illinois State Fiddle Championship.
- She signed her first record contract with Rounder Records when she was 14 year old.
- In 1993, at age 21, she became the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry.
- Musicians she enjoys include vocalists Lou Gramm of Foreigner and Paul Rodgers of Bad Company.