Tag: Doyle Lawson

Thursday at Palatka 2015

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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It was a sunny, bright, and chilly day to open 11th Palatka Bluegrass Festival on February 19th at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka, Florida. The bands played to a big and enthusiastic crowd. Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers opened the show with rock […]

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The School of Bluegrass is ‘In Session’

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Contrary to popular belief, East Tennessee State University and other centers of higher learning which feature academic courses in bluegrass music are not “The School of Bluegrass.” That distinction undoubtedly belongs to hall of famer, Doyle Lawson, and his band, Quicksilver. Many of the top bluegrass […]

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Doyle looks back, and looks ahead: an interview with Doyle Lawson

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Today marks Doyle Lawson’s 52nd year in bluegrass music. After serving stints with Jimmy Martin, J.D. Crowe, and the Country Gentlemen, Doyle has spent the past thirty-six years leading his own band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Quicksilver has been one of the consistent and influential […]

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Bill Yates remembered

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Robert Billy ‘Bill’ Yates Sr., who passed away on January 26, 2015, was born on April 30, 1936, in Big Rock, Virginia. He learned an appreciation for music from his family as they worked on the farm, sang in church or listened to the Saturday […]

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Friday at Jekyll Island 2015

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday at the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival kicked off with the Tennessee Gentlemen. Donnie Catrone is one of the finest tenor singers in bluegrass music today! The Spinney Brothers graced the stage for the second day. In their evening set the crowd was delighted when […]

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All Star Benefit for James King in Nashville

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As they always do, a group of top bluegrass artists have banded together to put on a benefit concert for James King. It is scheduled for December 15 at The Nashville Palace, with all proceeds going to the James King medical fund. James has had […]

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Having a Coffee with ……………. Doyle Lawson

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Having A Coffee With… is a fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so well known, about some of their interests, as well as about the music that they love.  Doyle Lawson probably doesn’t need any introduction. Nevertheless, let’s […]

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More Doyle in 2015

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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January 20, 2015 has been announced as the release date for In Session, the next Mountain Home album from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. It will feature 12 new tracks from the current edition of Quicksilver: Joe Dean on banjo, Josh Swift on resonator guitar, Eli […]

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Doyle Lawson at World of Bluegrass

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Just as things were wrapping up during the busy IBMA week in Raleigh earlier this month, Doyle Lawson stopped in to talk with David Morris about all things Quicksilver.  

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Stephen Burwell to Quicksilver

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Doyle Lawson has announced Stephen Burwell as the newest member of Quicksilver, replacing Jason Barrie who departed the band this past weekend. Doyle says… “After nearly 6 years of having Jason Barie handling the fiddle duties for Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Jason has decided to pursue […]

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