Category: Bluegrass band news

Introducing the Peregrines

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

This post is a contribution from Joe Walsh, mandolinist and manager of a new Transatlantic bluegrass experiment, currently on tour in Europe called The Peregrines. Joe and the rest of the guys will be sending us occasional reports as their tour progresses. The Peregrines 2016 […]


Brad Hudson back to Carolina Road

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have welcomed Brad Hudson back to the band on reso-guitar full time. The eastern North Carolina native developed a fascination with Carolina Road’s music as a teen, and went to see them perform as often as possible. His hope to join the band […]


Richard Ciferský to Dale Ann Bradley

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A few months ago we shared an appeal from Slovak banjo picker and entrepreneur Richard Ciferský, who was seeking financial assistance with the legal costs of obtaining a work visa to play music in the United States. Richard had visited the US many times, but to work here legally […]


New look for Fossil Creek Band

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Fossil Creek Band, from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, is pleased to welcome two new members as they prepare for a swing through the southern US starting this weekend. Gil Evans has joined the group on bass, as has Darrell Wagner on fiddle. Evans is […]


Stuart Wyrick to Flashback

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Flashback has announced the addition of Stuart Wyrick to the group on banjo. The band is a reunion of four pickers who worked with J.D. Crowe & The New South in the mid-1990s. They have taken their new band name from the title of the album […]


ClayBank to Andrea Roberts Agency

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Not too many new bands have the kind of first year that North Carolina’s ClayBank has enjoyed. Formed in 2015, the group placed 3rd in the 2016 SPBGMA International Band Championship in February, and took first place at the RenoFest band competition last month. Videos […]


Shaun Richardson to Dailey & Vincent

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dailey & Vincent have announced the addition of Shaun Richardson to their band, filling the spot vacated by Seth Taylor’s move to full time with Mountain Heart. At only 20 years of age, Shaun is already an experienced hand on the road, having worked with a […]


Introducing Ray Cardwell & Tennessee Moon

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year we made mention of bluegrass/newgrass vocalist Ray Cardwell’s return to the music business after a number of years away, and today he has introduced his touring band, Tennessee Moon. The group will feature Kyle Wood on mandolin, Richard Starkey on guitar, Kelsey Crews […]


Rock royalty at The Station Inn

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Aerosmith’s legendary lead singer Steve Tyler made it known that he was moving to Nashville to get involved in country music, there were a lot of doubters. “What does this rocker know about country music?” and “It’s just a publicity stunt,” were heard loud and […]


Introducing The Railroaders

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new bluegrass band called The Railroaders has formed this spring, uniting four talented bluegrass veterans with combined experienced in excess of 100 years. Their members come from Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Maryland. Shayne Bartley is on mandolin and vocals, Darren Beachley on bass and […]