Sam Bush Honored by Kentucky Legislature

Sam Bush was honored Monday (March 17) with a resolution from the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a founder of newgrass music. Bush performed two songs on the senate floor in Frankfort, Ky., and was recognized for his contributions as a studio musician and a member of the bands Bluegrass Alliance and New Grass Revival. A native of Bowling Green, Ky., Bush won the IBMA Award for mandolin player of the year in 2007.