Author Archive: Troy Engle

Troy Engle is studio musician, singer, and songwriter living in Nashville, TN. He has toured or recorded with Patty Loveless, The Isaacs, Michael Martin Murphey, Larry Sparks, and many other bluegrass and country artists.

He is also the owner of, which provides quality acoustic instrument tracks for recording artists and studios.

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Next Bluebird in the Bluegrass Sept 13th

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The next installment of the Bluebird in the Bluegrass songwriter series will take place next Thursday, September 13, at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN. The concept behind the series is to shine a spotlight on our bluegrass tunesmiths, while also raising money for the IBMA […]


Bluegrass in the Bluebird kicks off its 2012 season

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

This past Tuesday, February 21, the Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN, opened its doors to four of the most talented songwriters in bluegrass music. Steve Gulley, Dale Ann Bradley, Kim Fox, and Larry Cordle were on hand for Bluegrass in the Bluebird, part of a […]


The Likely Culprits

| February 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Likely Culprits will make their official band debut, Saturday night at the world famous Station Inn, in Nashville, TN. This new group consists of Ashby Frank (mandolin, vocals), Deanie Richardson (fiddle), Melonie Cannon (vocals), Garnet Imes Bowman (vocals), Brandon Bostic (guitar, vocals), Austin Ward […]


Stetson & Cia CD release party

| January 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

The bluegrass stars were aligned, and in the audience, for the CD release party for new Americana/bluegrass duo Stetson & Cia last night. It all took place at the Hard Rock Café in Nashville, TN, and was streamed live via The Acousticana Journal website. Many […]


Little Fiddle On the Prairie

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Jan 6, artists from many genres will come together at the Loveless Barn in Nashville, TN, to celebrate an unsung American fiddle hero, Charles Ingalls. Yes, that Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls-Wilder. It is a widely known, but often forgotten fact that Mr. Ingalls […]


Acoustic Guitar’s Essential Acoustic Albums of 2011

| December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
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The editors and contributors of Acoustic Guitar magazine have compiled their personal lists of their favorite acoustic albums of 2011. Each contributor picked their ten top albums, making for a total of 100 CDs chosen. While a good many of the records were from several […]


Little Did They Know

| December 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

Little Did They Know is latest Christmas single from the Rural Rhythm Christian label. It was written by IBMA-nominated songwriter Rick Lang, and produced by Stephen Mougin. The track features vocals by his wife Jana Mougin, formerly lead singer with the popular European bluegrass band Fragment, with […]



| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

MusiCares is a non profit organization that lends a helping hand to people in the music industry who are facing hardship, illness, financial distress, or substance abuse. MusiCares strives to be there when help is needed the most. The organization is an offshoot of The […]


No-shave November

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Bluegrass artists The Chapmans are throwing away their razors for the month of November, and asking other male members of the bluegrass world to do the same in order to raise money and awareness for Prostate Cancer Research. Now eight days into Bluegrass No-Shave November, the band has […]


Bill Evans In Good Company

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

In Good Company is the working title for Bill Evans’ next album, currently in the final production phase. It will be the third solo project for this noted banjo picker, educator and entrepreneur, whose earlier releases include Native & Fine and Bill Evans Plays Banjo. […]