Category: Music

Adam Steffey talks Here To Stay

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here To Stay, Adam Steffey’s new album from Mountain Home Music, is one his fans have been hoping for this past ten years or so. We had a chance to discuss the new record with him last week while he was traveling to a show. Steffey […]

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New look for Josh Grigsby and County Line

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Josh Grigsby and County Line, based in Virginia’s Northern Neck, has added two new members to the group. Mark Mills has come aboard to play lead guitar and share in the vocal duties, and Whitney Perkins is now with the group on reso-guitar. Both hail […]

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Terry Baucom to Roe Entertainment

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Roe Entertainment in Maryville, TN has announced the signing of Terry Baucom & The Dukes of Drive to an exclusive representation contract. The band is fronted by the iconic banjo man, with Will Jones on guitar, Joey lemons on mandolin, and Joe Hannabach on bass. […]

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Jacob Shelton to Darrell Webb Band

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Darrell Webb has announced that Jacob Shelton has joined his group playing bass, and singing lead and harmony vocals. Jacob is only 18 years old, but has been playing bluegrass around his native Erwin, TN since he was 10. As a young lad, Shelton was […]

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Drew Long back to Canaan’s Crossing

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Alabama’s Canaan’s Crossing has announced their reunion with a former bandmate, Drew Long, who has returned to the banjo position following the recent departure of Collins Miller. Miller, who had played with the group the past two years, is the son of Tina Miller who plays fiddle and sings with the […]

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Steve Simmons passes

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Steve Simmons, the former owner of Colorado Case Company and a longtime friend and supporter of bluegrass music, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Seattle on August 4. He was 57 years of age. According to his wife, Linda, he had been in good health […]

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Larry Sparks’ Vintage

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Enquiries about a Larry Sparks album from any era is certain to be met with a response indicating that it is certainly of very good vintage. Now Sparks has released on his own Sparks label an album entitled Vintage, a 10 song collection from a […]

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Claire Lynch talks North By South

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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OK… first thing. Claire Lynch is not retiring! Let me repeat that. She is not retiring. When we had a chance to chat with her last week about her new album, North By South, I asked if she was planning on slowing down after this […]

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Kentucky Blue from Billy Droze

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Records has released a second single from their upcoming project with Billy Droze. Still a young man at 29, Droze has already written hit songs for The Grascals (I Know Better and Her Memory Again) plus popular album cuts for Flatt Lonesome, Junior […]

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Roan Mountain Suite from Jens Kruger

| August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Jens Kruger, celebrated North Carolina banjoist, by way of Switzerland, will be premiering a new composition of his with The Kruger Brothers and The Kontras Quartet, on October 15. The concert is scheduled at The Paramount Center in Bristol, TN. Titled Roan Mountain Suite, the piece […]

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