"As soon as the five of us play together, we don't sound like we do with anybody else." — Jerry Douglas

  • Members: Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski
     
  • Formed 1987 in Decatur, Ill.
     
  • Union Station, often billed as Alison Krauss & Union Station, recorded their first album backing Krauss in 1987, Two Highways. The group's 2001 album, New Favorite, was their first to break the Top 40 on the Billboard 200, hitting No. 35.
     
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station earned their first GRAMMY for 1992 for Every Time You Say Goodbye, which took home Best Bluegrass Album honors. The band performed onstage multiple times at the 39th GRAMMY Awards in 1997 during a country music segment with Vince Gill and Patty Loveless, and a bluegrass tribute to Bill Monroe.
     
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station's "It Doesn't Matter," a song from 1997's So Long So Wrong, was featured in the season two premiere of the hit TV show "Buffy The Vampire Slayer."
     
  • The group performed "No More Lonely Nights" at the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute gala honoring Paul McCartney. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
     
  • In 2015 Alison Krauss & Union Station performed at a Feed the Need concert in Alton, Ill., to raise money and awareness for Senior Services Plus' Meals on Wheels program.

 

Alison Krauss & Union Station

"As soon as the five of us play together, we don't sound like we do with anybody else." — Jerry Douglas

  • Members: Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski
     
  • Formed 1987 in Decatur, Ill.
     
  • Union Station, often billed as Alison Krauss & Union Station, recorded their first album backing Krauss in 1987, Two Highways. The group's 2001 album, New Favorite, was their first to break the Top 40 on the Billboard 200, hitting No. 35.
     
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station earned their first GRAMMY for 1992 for Every Time You Say Goodbye, which took home Best Bluegrass Album honors. The band performed onstage multiple times at the 39th GRAMMY Awards in 1997 during a country music segment with Vince Gill and Patty Loveless, and a bluegrass tribute to Bill Monroe.
     
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station's "It Doesn't Matter," a song from 1997's So Long So Wrong, was featured in the season two premiere of the hit TV show "Buffy The Vampire Slayer."
     
  • The group performed "No More Lonely Nights" at the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute gala honoring Paul McCartney. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
     
  • In 2015 Alison Krauss & Union Station performed at a Feed the Need concert in Alton, Ill., to raise money and awareness for Senior Services Plus' Meals on Wheels program.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Alison Krauss & Union Station

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Wins
Best Bluegrass Album
Paper Airplane
 
Wins
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Restless
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Unionhouse Branch
Best Country Album
Lonely Runs Both Ways
 
Nominations
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Coat Of Many Colors
 
Wins
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Cluck Old Hen
Best Bluegrass Album
Live
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Soundtrack
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
The Lucky One
Best Bluegrass Album
New Favorite
Nominations
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Choctaw Hayride
 
Wins
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Looking In The Eyes Of Love
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Little Liza Jane
Best Bluegrass Album
So Long So Wrong
 
Wins
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
High Lonesome Sound
 
Nominations
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
When You Say Nothing At All (Track)
 
Wins
Best Bluegrass Album
Every Time You Say Goodbye
 
Nominations
Best Bluegrass Recording
Two Highways (Album)