Tag: Cullen Galyean

Rollin’ With Tradition – Mickey Galyean & Cullen Bridge

| August 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Cullen’s Bridge was formed about three years ago with the intention that the band perform in the way that Mickey Galyean’s father, Cullen Galyean, did. Hard-core traditional bluegrass is the order of the day. From the traditionally rich area of Lowgap, North Carolina, Galyean junior […]


Rich In Tradition shows its Pedigree

| July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

July 2010 is a eventful month for the Galyean family of Virginia. In the first instance it is tinged with much sadness at the passing of Cullen Galyean. Secondly, on a much brighter note, it marks the release of the album Black Mountain Special (Mountain […]


Cullen Galyean RIP

| July 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cullen Galyean, bluegrass pioneer noted for his hard-driving banjo playing, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early afternoon of July 13, 2010. He had been experiencing poor health for some time. Cullen Galyean, born in Lowgap, North Carolina, in 1939, is from a […]


Rich In Tradition team up with Mountain Roads

| November 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Mountain Roads Recordings has announced the signing of Rich In Tradition, a quintet from the Galax, Virginia/Mt Airy, North Carolina, region. The group has already made its mark by providing the backbone in the studio for the recording of the tracks for the latest album […]


Born Into Bluegrass radio premiere 8/29

| August 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

The upcoming Mountain Roads Recordings CD, Born Into Bluegrass – The Songs of Cullen Galyean, will be premiered tonight (8/29) on WBRF FM 98.1 in Galax, VA. The album celebrates the contributions of Galyean, a legendary performer from western North Carolina who had worked with […]