Tag: Eddie Adcock

And the rains they fell at Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bill Warren sent these photos from yesterday’s stage show at Red, White & Bluegrass. You can see how it poured during Larry Cordle’s set, but Bill says he carried on without missing a beat – and came out to the tent to shake and howdy […]


A Tag-Team Call for Diversity

| September 24, 2012 | 6 Comments

Get over it, already. Missy Raines and Chris Jones didn’t say it quite so bluntly, but that was the underlying message of their keynote address to kick off IBMA’s World of Bluegrass Conference Monday in Nashville. Using humor, a bit of self-deprecation and video testimony […]


Photos from Coot Williams festival

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

With IBMA preparations in full swing, we are running behind getting festival photos posted. Here are a few that Laura Tate Ridge took at the Coot Williams Road Bluegrass Festival earlier this month.  


First Tear from Akira Otsuka

| February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Patuxent Music has released an album from noted mandolinist, Akira Otsuka, entitled First Tear. Joining the former Bluegrass 45 mando man are Tony Rice, Kenny Smith, Phil Rosenthal, Chris Stifel, Al Petteway and David Grier on guitar; Rickie Simpkins, Phil Bloch and Janice Martin on […]


New Honors for Eddie Adcock and Tom Gray

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bassist Tom Gray and banjo picker Eddie Adcock, who have long careers in bluegrass since their trailblazing days with the Country Gentlemen in the 1960s are this year’s winners of the Washington Monument Award from the D.C. Bluegrass Union. They’ll pick up the award and […]


Many A Mile with Eddie and Martha

| January 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

It took me just seconds to break into a broad smile the first time I listened to Many a Mile, the recent release from Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Gray and Friends (Patuxent Music). As soon as Eddie’s banjo kicked in on the introduction of […]


Christmas, A Time For Giving

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Christmas is a time for giving, for helping to provide for those less fortunate than ourselves. With that in mind, it is worthwhile remembering the annual benefit concert organized by Martha and Eddie Adcock. The Adcocks, accompanied by Donna Sonner, and Gene & June Johnson, […]


The Adcocks and Gray walk Many A Mile

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

After an eight year gap since their last release Eddie and Martha Adcock, TwoGrass, have a new album on the market. As the credits show on the CD the Adcocks are assisted on this self-produced Patuxent Music release, Many a Mile, by their long-time touring […]


Eddie Adcock brain surgery update

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Martha Adcock sent along this update following husband Eddie Adcock’s follow-up brain surgery. This was his third surgery, part of a groundbreaking new procedure whereby an implant is placed in a specific part of his brain to offset hand tremors that had developed, and made […]


Listen to Eddie, Martha and Tom online

| July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

This coming Saturday (7/2) Eddie Adcock will be back in Crewe, Virginia for an evening concert and an afternoon broadcast you can hear online. Accompanied by his wife and long term musical partner, Martha, and good friend, the well-respected bass player Tom Gray, Adcock returns […]