• Reminisce with Tom Gray on WAMU

    Hey all you Country Gentlemen fans out there... Has Katy Daley got a deal for you! On her morning show tomorrow on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, Katy will spend two hours with Tom Gray talking about his early days with The Country Gentlemen,

  • And the band played on…

    We received a statement this afternoon from The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, formerly led by Bill Yates. The rest of the guys have just decided that, following Bill's recent passing, they will continue to perform together in his honor. In their words... "Bill

  • Bill Yates passes

    Bill Yates, lifetime bluegrass musician, bassist with The Country Gentlemen, and friend to everyone in the bluegrass community, died tonight after several weeks in the hospital. He was 78 years old. He had been hospitalized earlier this month, suffering from a

  • Bill Yates doing well after treatment

    Bill Yates, longtime member of The Country Gentlemen and still an active grasser with his Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, is doing well after being hospitalized this past two weeks. A brain bleed was diagnosed when he was admitted earlier this month,

  • Greg Corbett passes

    Greg Corbett, North Carolina banjo player, died yesterday (August 24). He was 41 years old, set to turn 42 this next week. Not much information has been released about his passing. Greg died in his sleep Saturday morning, of a suspected heart

  • Gospel Choices #2 – Gary Reid

    Here’s the second episode of a periodic feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from Gary B Reid, an award winning writer with a particular focus on the music of

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