Category: Bluegrass band news

Dan Kelly to Michael & Jennifer McLain

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael & Jennifer McLain have announced the addition of Dan Kelly on fiddle, resulting in a new name for their act. Touring now as the Michael & Jennifer McLain Band featuring Dan Kelly, the group performs regularly at Arrington Vineyards, about 30 miles south of […]


Cody Hill leaving Darrell Webb Band

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Banjo picker Cody Hill has announced that he is departing The Darrell Webb Band and leaving East Tennessee to return home to Indiana. His plans include resuming a career in the fiber optics industry, and filling in with a number of different bands over the rest […]


Laura Mainer to Radio Ramblers

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Joe Mullins has announced today the addition of Laura Mainer to his Radio Ramblers team. Laura will handle tasks associated with booking representation and managing the band’s office responsibilities from her home in East Tennessee. Mainer has both a bluegrass pedigree and serious credentials on […]


Nick Dauphinais to Mountain Faith

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Faith has made another personnel change this year, bringing Nick Dauphinais on board to play guitar after the departure of both David and Jimmy Meyer. Nick has been with the band this past few weeks. He joins modern bluegrass’ current first family, the McMahans of western North […]


Rickey Wasson Band launches

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rickey Wasson, long time guitarist and lead singer with J.D. Crowe and The New South, has announced the formation of his own group. The Rickey Wasson Band will tour in support of his new album, Croweology, released at the end of May. Joining Wasson in […]


Clay Hess & Tim Shelton team up for 2017

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Clay Hess and Tim Shelton, a pair of noted Ohio grassers, have announced their intention to tour together in 2017. They are setting to work now on a new recording, and are accepting dates for next year now with their trio, which will include Hess’ […]


Banjo spot opening with Darin & Brooke

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you a banjo player looking for a full time gig? A spot is opening up with Darin & Brooke Aldridge this summer, and they have asked us to share news of the fact to help them find the perfect picker for the job. The […]


Kim Robins to Wilson Pickins

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s been a busy week for Melanie Wilson and her Wilson Pickins Promotions. On Monday we had news about them signing The Hinson Girls from South Carolina, and today she has announced that Kim Robins has joined her agency as well. Kim has followed a […]


Tyler Collins to Darrell Webb

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Darrell Webb Band has announced the addition of Tyler Collins on reso-guitar. Tyler is already an experienced bluegrass pro at the age of 25. As a pre-teen, we was playing music with Sierra and Cody Hull, and was filling in with Sierra’s band, Highway […]


Hinson Girls to Wilson Pickins

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Melanie Wilson has announced the signing of The Hinson Girls to her Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions agency. The four sisters from Lancaster, SC pick and sing contemporary bluegrass and Gospel music. They have been performing together on the circuit since 2009, and as they have grown […]