Category: Bluegrass band news

Canaan’s Crossing 15th Anniversary reunion

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
canaan_th

Alabama’s Canaan’s Crossing marked a significant milestone recently when they celebrated their 15th anniversary with a celebration at their home church, Hopewell Missionary Baptist in Arab, AL. Current and former members got together to pick and sing together, and Tim Maze shared this photo of the whole […]

more

Changes in store for Claire Lynch

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
claire_th

Claire Lynch will step away from full-time touring with her band at the end of 2016 to focus on songwriting, producing and mentoring, and to spend more time with her husband. She sees the change as a new beginning. “I’m just trying to downsize my […]

more

ClayBank launches in NC

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
claybank_th

ClayBank is the newest group to emerge from the fertile musical vistas of northwestern North Carolina, playing straight-ahead contemporary bluegrass. Gary Trivette is on bass, serving as the “old hand” among some talented young grassers. Tyler Thompson is on banjo, Jacob Greer on guitar, and Zach […]

more

New look for Darrell Webb Band

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
dwb_th

Darrell Webb has announced new members for his touring band. The three new musicians have actually been working with Darrell this past few months, and have added a real zing to his live shows, which tend be highly energetic to start with. Andy Ruff on reso-guitar […]

more

Junior Sisk grabs the book by the horns

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
junior_th

Junior Sisk has announced that he has ended his long relationship with the Roe Entertainment Agency, and will be representing himself going forward for all live appearances by Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice. His office released a statement earlier today expressing his gratitude for the work […]

more

Luke Munday to Marty Raybon

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
luke_munday_th

Marty Raybon has announced Luke Monday as his new banjo player with Full Circle. Luke has actually been out with Marty for the past few months, but now it’s official. This is Munday’s second stint with Marty, and he is really psyched for the opportunity. “I’m really excited […]

more

Jamie Johnson on leaving The Grascals

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
jamie_johnson_th

Jamie Johnson has asked us to share a statement as he departs The Grascals. He was an original, founding member of the band, which got it’s start as Dolly Parton’s Nashville-based road band when she was doing a more bluegrass sound. Touring with them for […]

more

John Bryan to The Grascals

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
john_bryan_th

Change is something of a constant in the bluegrass world, just as it is in the arts in general. We’ve become accustomed to seeing new faces in our favorite groups from time to time, which makes bands that display consistency all the more special and […]

more

Mike Conner to Country Gentlemen Tribute Band

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
conner_th

When Bill Yates passed away in January, many people wondered what would become of the band he had created, billed as Bill Yates & the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. He had assembled the group to perform the old songs the Gentlemen had recorded during his […]

more

Andy Edmonds to South Carolina Broadcasters

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
broadcasters_th

The South Carolina Broadcasters, a bluegrass and old time group from North Carolina, have announced the addition of Andy Edmonds to the band on fiddle. Edmonds, from Pilot Mountain, was raised in a family of traditional musicians, and learned the fine art of fiddle while […]

more