Tag: Blue Highway

Original Traditional – Blue Highway

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

When a band has been around for over twenty years (with a membership that has rarely changed), fans come to expect certain things. In the case of Blue Highway, which releases its eleventh studio album, Original Traditional, today, we expect to hear strong lead vocals, […]


August 2016 in Gettysburg

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again, we were fortunate to have Frank Baker at the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in Pennsylvania to capture images of the festivities. Here’s his first of several installments.


Wayne Taylor’s return is a hit at Gettysburg

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The two annual festivals at Gettysburg, in May and August, always have the feel of a family reunion. You catch up with folks that you haven’t seen for a few months, hear some terrific music, stumble across some interesting characters and leave already looking forward […]


Thursday at the Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thursday dawned bright and sunny at the Milan Bluegrass Festival. Ohio band Sugar Creek Bluegrass added the high energy of a group of young siblings to the sunshine. The energy continued with the old time sound of the Wayfarers. Blue Highway then made its first […]


Wayne Taylor coming back to Blue Highway

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blue Highway has announced that they will be back to full strength starting August 13 when Wayne Taylor returns from the disabled list to his position playing bass and singing with the group. Wayne has been sidelined since May when chest pains sent him to […]


MACC 2016 kickoff

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival kicked off on Wednesday, July 19th at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins’ annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away from an inoperable brain tumor […]


Wayne Taylor surgery a success

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor underwent successful quadruple bypass surgery this morning. As of 2:15 p.m., he is in recovery and resting. His wife, Sharon, and Tim Stafford are with him at the hospital. Doctors plan to get Wayne up and walking sometime tomorrow, and expect a […]


Wayne Taylor’s surgery postponed

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Wayne Taylor - photo by Ted Lehmann

Many folks have inquired about the status of Wayne Taylor, who had been initially scheduled for open heart surgery earlier today. We have learned that his surgery has been postponed until at least tomorrow (5/17), but not owing to any decline in his condition. The […]


Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor hospitalized

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

This statement was just released from Blue Highway… Blue Highway’s highly respected and much loved bass player, songwriter, and vocalist Wayne Taylor has been hospitalized on Friday, May 13, with heart surgery impending on Monday. Wayne experienced chest pain on Thursday evening, leading him to an […]


Blue Highway postpones Fan Appreciation Concert

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Owing to a family health emergency, Blue Highway has announced this morning that they will have to postpone their much-anticipated Fan Appreciation Concert, scheduled for April 30. The show was to have been an all-request program, with ticket holders getting a chance to vote for […]