Tag: Doyle Lawson

Paul Williams hangs up his Walkin’ Shoes

| January 21, 2014 | 3 Comments

Paul Williams, one of the most dynamic and enduring entertainers in bluegrass, has decided to call it a day. Having written a handful of classic songs over his career, which has involved 60 years running the roads, no one is more deserving of a long […]


Photos from Jekyll Island 2014

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a gallery of photos from the 2014 New Years Bluegrass Festival in Jekyll Island, GA taken by Bill Warren.  


Doyle Lawson notes Bluegrass Music Appreciation Day

| December 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

Doyle Lawson took the opportunity to note the 2nd annual Bluegrass Music Appreciation Day at the Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival in Pigeon Forge, TN. The annual commemoration on December 12 was suggested by banjo player Lee Marcus in 2012 as a way to get bluegrass lovers […]


More photos from SOIMF 2013

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s a second galley of images from The 2013 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, taken by Bill Warren.  


Herschel Sizemore: Mandolin In B

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Regular readers will recall our earlier coverage of mandolin icon Herschel Sizemore and his recent bout with cancer. Both he and his wife Joyce received cancer diagnoses the same day in October 2011, his in the tonsil and hers in the breast. Fortunately, medical treatment […]


Eli Johnston to Quicksilver

| August 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

We got a note from Doyle Lawson this morning with some further news about his touring band, Quicksilver. “After about 4 years of playing guitar and then switching to bass, Corey Hensley has left the band to pursue other interests. Corey was a multiple vocalist […]


Corey Hensley exits Quicksilver

| August 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

It looks like it’s time for another personnel change in Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Corey Hensley has played his final show with the band, so we can expect an announcement from Doyle about a new bass player in the near future. On his way out, […]


Wide Open Bluegrass takes to the streets

| August 5, 2013 | 3 Comments

Perhaps the biggest change for World of Bluegrass in Raleigh for 2013 is the city’s scheduling of a major downtown street fair to coincide with the weekend Wide Open Bluegras Festival during IBMA week. Wide Open Bluegrass is a ticketed event, with performances from Doyle […]


Doyle’s blooper reel

| July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

While working in the studio on their Classic History album, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver had the cameras rolling to capture footage for a promo video for Doyle’s new Family of Friends fan club. The CD, only available to Family of Friends members, is a collection […]


First photos from Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here’s a look at the first two days of Red, White & Bluegrass from Bill Warren. More to come as the festival continues through this week.