Bluegrass Concert Album to Benefit St. Jude

A new bluegrass concert album, Celebration of Life, will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The two-disc project includes performances from the annual Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival near Columbus, Ohio. Performers include Blue Highway, Cherryholmes, J.D. Crowe & the New South, the Grascals, the James King Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Alecia Nugent, Tony Rice, the Seldom Scene, Dan Tyminski and Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, among many others. The album was released Tuesday (April 18) on Skaggs Family Records. It is in memory of Mandy Adkins, the daughter of the festival’s promoters, Darrel and Phyllis Adkins.