Category: Music

Bibey & Grasstowne to Wilson Pickins

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions is taking over the world! It seems that Melanie Wilson adds a new band to her roster every few days. Today she has announced the signing of Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to the agency for representation and publicity services. The band has […]

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New Aliquot forms in Czech Republic

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A new group has formed in the Czech Republic, combing existing group High ReVoltage –  a trio made up of Ondra Kozák on guitar, Vítek Hanulík on mandolin, and Karel Začal on reso-guitar – with bassist Pavel Duda to form New Aliquot. The members have performed with some of the top, award-winning […]

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CA Banjo Extravaganza this weekend

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bill Evans’ rolling banjothon series, The California Banjo Extravaganza, is pushing through northern CA this weekend with four more concerts and a workshop for banjo maniacs on the west coast. Each year Bill grabs two other top names in the banjo world, generally players who don’t get out […]

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New music coming from Flashback

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Flashback boys spent the early part of the month in the studio finishing up their debut album, Foxhounds And Fiddles, for Pinecastle Records. They expect to have everything wrapped up shortly, with the completed project headed to bluegrass radio early in the new year. Flashback […]

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Darrell Webb Band in auto accident in FL (updated)

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Darrell Webb Band was in a serious auto accident earlier today while traveling to St. Augustine, FL for a show. Fortunately everyone is OK, though dobro player Tyler Collins, who was asleep in the back of the van, was pitched about and suffered several injuries. […]

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All The Rage from Rhonda Vincent

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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November 11 is the release date for the latest project from Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, All The Rage, available in both CD and DVD formats. Both contain 14 songs recorded live during late May of 2015 at the Bethel Performing Arts Center, located near Bethel University […]

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Jim and Lynna Woolsey to Wilson Pickins

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wilson Pickins Promotions has announced the signing of Jim and Lynna Woolsey to the agency for representation and publicity services. The Indiana husband-and-wife duo are bluegrass singers and songwriters with a knack for a great song and a flair for a bluesy groove. Both are strong […]

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Chad Hurley to Cumberland Gap Connection

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mike Bentley has announced that Chad Hurley will be the new mandolinist with Cumberland Gap Connection. He takes the spot vacated by Matthew Hiser, who is leaving to take advantage of an opportunity with his day job, one which leaves him without the time to commit […]

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Curtis Bumgarner to Blue Mafia

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Mafia has announced the departure of banjo player, Calib Smith, and the addition of new five slinger, Curtis Bumgarner, to the band. Bluegrass fans will recall seeing Curtis with Adkins & Loudermilk over the past few years, and more recently working with Dave Adkins. He […]

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Mike Barnett to Kentucky Thunder

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder will be taking on Mike Barnett as their new fiddler. Mike will officially start with the band in 2017, but will be doing some shows still this year twinning with outgoing fiddle man Andy Leftwich who is departing after 15 […]

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