June 20, 2010

Bass man Barry Bales, known as the bassist for Alison Krauss and Union Station, has a contest for all the bass players out there. Simply create and submit a video of how you carry your bass around, how you travel with it to shows or anything following the theme of the contest: Have Bass Will Travel.

Contestants have until August 20th to enter and the winner will receive a soft bass case...

May 7, 2010

Due to severe flooding and advice of emergency management, the performance scheduled for tonight in Memphis has been cancelled. This cancellation is for the Alison Krauss and Union Station performance, and not the entire Memphis In May Festival. Please check for official festival information.

May 4, 2010


The Grammy award-winning bassist demonstrates the style and technique he employs with Alison Krauss and Union Station.

Barry Bales has been among the most celebrated upright bassists in bluegrass and country music the past 20 years. He has multiple Grammy awards, plus trophies from the International Bluegrass Music Association and the Country Music Association. His bass is featured...

May 3, 2010


Make sure you continue to check the TOUR page for all the latest info and announcements about 2010 AKUS tour dates. Recently added shows include:

June 4 – Shelburne, VT – Shelburne Museum

June 5 – Rochester, NY – Highland Bowl

June 6 – Hunter, NY – Mountain Jam

The performance date for The Hangout: Beach Music and Arts festival was also just announced. AKUS will be...

May 1, 2010


Please be aware that we have learned that some ticket sales websites are incorrectly advertising that Alison Krauss will appear and perform with Dan Tyminski at the B.B. King Club in New York City on May 23, 2010.

Alison is not and never was scheduled to appear and perform with Dan at the B.B. King Club show. We have attempted to contact these ticket websites and have them remove the...

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