On This Day …. On February 27, 1967, Carolyn Routh, lead vocalist and bass player for Nu-Blu, was born in Siler City, North Carolina. Ms Routh has loved music for as long as she can remember. She started singing at church and was always involved […]
Author Archive: John Lawless
John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.
Gabriel Communications will debut its latest set of Country’s Family Reunion programs, Simply Bluegrass, this week on RFD-TV. Produced by Larry Black, host of Larry’s Country Diner, it follows his familiar Reunion concept: gather up a room full of top artists for hours of music […]
The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, fronted by long time Gentlemen bassist Bill Yates, has announced Larry Kirk as their new bass player. Larry will also share in vocal duties with the band. Bill no longer plays bass on stage, serving as MC and lead vocalist. The […]
The Rigneys have released a second video from their Dark Shadow Recording album, Double Or Nothing. This time it’s Bridges, written by Elizabeth Shrum, Jeff Hyde and Becky Buller. The performance was filmed before a live audience at the South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma, TN in […]
Two more friends of Tom Henderson have chimed in to recall his tremendous contributions to bluegrass music in central Florida since we reported his passing last week. His good friend and radio cohost, Cricket Larson, shared these details about funeral arrangements. The memorial service will […]
Feller & Hill have announced the imminent release of their second album, Here Comes Feller & Hill… Again, due later this month from Blue Circle Records. The record once again combines their passion for traditional bluegrass, flavored by ’60s-style twang country. Think The Boys From […]