Category: Bluegrass At Large

Brewer clan visits Mapes in TN

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

While visiting family, and attending the Brewer Family Reunion, Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers were given a personal tour of the Mapes Piano Wire Company on August 1. Mapes manufactures string wire in Elizabethton, TN and supply all sorts of wire to popular instrument string companies like GHS, D’Addario, Ernie […]


Bluegrass Guru arrives for iOS

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Boyd Timothy is a bluegrass musician from Utah. He’s a hard-core fan of the music, and like most of us, is a dedicated jammer. He is also a successful computer programmer with a degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and eleven year’s experience working at Novell, […]


Bill Monroe Estate Sale this weekend

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fans of the one-and-only Bill Monroe will have a unique opportunity over the next few days to obtain memorabilia belonging to the Father of Bluegrass at an estate sale to be held in Gallatin, TN. Items to be offered for sale and at auction include […]


Rough and Rocky video from the High Bar Gang

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Western Canada’s High Bar Gang has released a music video for one of the tracks from their sophomore album, Someday The Heart Will Trouble The Mind. It’s a distaff version of Flatt & Scruggs’ evergreen, Don’t This Road Look Rough and Rocky, sung by the Gang’s trio […]


Ben Wilson to Moonstruck Management

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Moonstruck Management in Johnson City, TN has announced the addition of Ben Wilson as a new agent with the agency. Under principal Josh Trivett, they handle booking and artist management services for a number of top bluegrass acts like Soggy Bottom Boys, Lonesome River Band, Russell […]


Bluegrass lives at Nitro Circus

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nitro Circus, for those uninitiated, is a fast growing action sports franchise that has become extremely popular since debuting on MTV in 2009. Combining dirt bike and FMX racing with daredevil antics, the Circus has won fans worldwide through television and aggressive touring. Much like […]


Grascals’ Danny Roberts Receives Special Honor

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Grascals’ mandolin ace Danny Roberts has traveled the world enjoying a wealth of musical experiences in bluegrass, but this 4th of July weekend he soaked in a couple of moments that were extra special to him at the 45th Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts […]


Help Ernie Thacker get a new van

| July 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The traditional bluegrass world held its collective breath back in April of 2006 when Ernie Thacker, soulful singer and former Clinch Mountain Boy, was seriously injured in an automobile accident. The mishap left him paralyzed from the chest down and unable to continue performing. His good […]


Galaxy Audio introduces new headset condenser microphones

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass music has certainly benefited from modern advances in live sound reinforcement, as has every form of stage entertainment. If you’ve followed the music for many years, you’ll have noticed how much better the sound has gotten since the first festivals in the 1960s – […]


Joe Mullins shares the love

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Joe Mullins had found a unique way to help promote Sacred Memories, his latest album with The Radio Ramblers for Rebel Records. Starting on Mothers Day, he launched a campaign called Shared The Link, Share The Love where he agreed to make a cash donation to […]