Tag: Dixie Bee Liners

The Final Sessions of The Dixie Bee-Liners

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Though the band is no more, Dixie Bee-Liners have released a final project, one they were in the process of recording when the band broke up in 2011. At the time, they thought of the break more as a hiatus, but it turned out to […]


Introducing WestWend

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

A pair of East Tennessee grassers, Wendy Crowe and Jonathan Maness, have joined forces in a new group called WestWend. The two met by chance at a radio show in 2011, just as Wendy was set to start work on a debut recording. Discussions led to Jonathan […]


Dixie Bee-Liners take a new tack

| August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Dixie Bee-Liners are expanding their sound a bit, adding some new textures and instruments to their stage show. And this same vibe is part of their upcoming CD, which the band has been recording in fits and starts throughout 2012 to date. Enhancing their acoustic […]


Dixie Bee-Liners back in the studio

| October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Dixie Bee-Liners just finished a few days in the studio working on new material. The band has decided to approach this next release a bit differently than their two previous albums, as Buddy Woodward – founding Bee-Liner, vocalist, songwriter, and band mandolinist/guitarist – explains in this […]


Victory lap for George Shuffler

| August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Some time back, we mentioned the efforts of Dixie Bee-Liners to publicize the campaign to see seminal bluegrass guitarist George Shuffler inducted into the IBMA Hall of Fame. Their contribution was a commitment to perform The Stanley Brothers’ Will You Miss Me, with its signature […]


Bee-Liners on a Shuffler strike

| February 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’ve all heard of hunger strikes, where some lone voice refuses to eat in protest, risking their very life to draw attention to some perceived wrong. It has had its noble practitioners over the course of recorded history Well… the Dixie Bee-Liners aren’t doing anything […]


New Bee-Liners unveiled

| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Dixie Bee-Liners have announced some fresh new faces in the band for 2011, with a decided East Tennessee flavor. On banjo will be Zachary Mongan, a student in the ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music program. Zachary attends on a Grey Fox Bill […]


Dixie Bee-Liners on Santa’s rough week

| December 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dixie Bee-Liners have a Christmas single, which takes a comical look at how Christmas appears to a hard-working St. Nick. It’s a new song, Santa Wants A Whiskey, written by Bee-Liners brain trust Brandi Hart and Buddy Woodward, and offered for download purchase on the […]



| October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Right on time… The bluegrass band rotations start this time each year, sometime after IBMA, roughly coinciding with the baseball playoffs. Unrestricted free agency in bluegrass does create headaches for bandleaders, but it’s not something that can be avoided in a business like ours. The […]


Dixie Bee-Liners count on fans for UK tour support

| August 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Dixie Bee-Liners are about to depart for a weekend trip to England, and are asking their fans to consider helping them out with tour expenses. Shows are scheduled on Friday (8/13) at Fairport’s Cropredy Convention Festival in Oxfordshire , and on Saturday (8/14) at […]