Category: Miscellaneous bluegrass news

Happy Halloween from Rhonda Vincent

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Over the years, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage have made a habit of dressing up as a band for Halloween, especially for Bluegrass Halloween events at the Fall Bluegrass Festival in Amelia, VA. She shared a few of the images of their costumes over the […]

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Mike Conner hospitalized in Knoxville

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mike Conner, bass player with The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, and popular Roanoke, VA musician, singer, and event producer, is currently hospitalized in Knoxville, TN after losing consciousness on Saturday. According to good friend and fellow musician John Miller, with whom Mike and his wife […]

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Via attacker pleads guilty in court

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On Monday we reported the news that Kenneth Lynn Seagroves, charged in a brutal, unprovoked assault on bluegrass singer/songwriter David Via in 2013, would face trial in the term that started this week in Burke County, NC. The attack struck all concerned as odd and arbitrary, […]

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Welcome Shiloh Garrett

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On October 24, Jeremy Garrett of The Infamous Stringdusters, and his wife, Connie, welcomed their first child into the world. Shiloh Dove Garrett is the name they have chosen for their lovely young daughter. Jeremy says that he is in love already. “She’s sweet and […]

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Charm City in Civilization VI

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Civilization VI, the recently-released video game from Firaxis and 2K Games, contains a special treat for fans of bluegrass and old time music. Patrick McAvinue and Brad Kolodner from Charm City Junction were tapped to provide some of the music in the game’s score. The […]

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David Via attacker to face trial

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Back in 2013, we covered the brutal attack suffered by David Via while standing outside prior to a house concert where he was set to perform. The talented Virginia singer/songwriter was seriously injured when he was knocked from the porch and struck his head on […]

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Congratulations Russ and Bethany!

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On October 22, Russell Carson, banjo player with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, and Bethany Burie, guitarist with The Burie Family, were wed at the First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN. The ceremony was a who’s who of young Nashville, bluegrass edition. Bethany and Russ […]

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Joe Newberry endorses Straight Up Strings

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Straight Up Strings has announced a new endorsement program, and a new endorser. The company, which markets acoustic instrument strings with specialized gauges designed by veteran industry tech Roger Siminoff, is happy to welcome Joe Newberry on board as an endorser of their banjo and […]

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Tom T. and Dixie Hall estate sale this weekend

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On Saturday, October 22, Northgate Gallery in Brentwood, TN will host a living estate sale for the collected property of Tom T. and Dixie Hall. Since Miss Dixie’s passing in 2015, Tom T. has been downsizing and simplifying his life, and is parting with most of […]

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Congratulations Jason and Grace!

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It was a true life bluegrass wedding in Virginia over the weekend. Jason Davis, banjo player with Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, and Grace Wilson, bass player with Loose Strings, were married on Sunday, October 9 at at Ward Manor in Independence, VA. The ceremony was officiated […]

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