There is a bacon queen, and sadly, it is not me. Turns out, the bacon queen lives in Des Moines, Iowa. That's where the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival is after all. Kim Pfannebecker was crowned Queen wearing a dress made entirely out of raw and cooked bacon.
Highways and Backroads comes out May 31 Brandon Grafius is at the forefront of a new wave of folk revivalists, or maybe we should say folk preservationists? Really, Grafius has his own splendid signature laced through the rousing-yet-breezy arrangements on Highways and Backroads, a full-length album he’ll be releasing at the end of May. Grafius is