On This Day ……. On December 1, 1966, Carter Stanley passed away in Bristol Memorial Hospital, Bristol, Tennessee. He was just 41 years old. Carter Stanley, guitarist and lead singer in the Stanley Brothers band, was born at Big Spraddle Creek, Dickenson County, Virginia, on […]
Here’s still another gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the August 2013 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.
With Dustin Pyrtle hopping aboard the Quicksilver Express, Grasstowne is pleased to announce that Blake Johnson is their newest member, playing guitar and singing lead. Blake lives in Roxboro, NC and has been playing guitar since he was ten years old. His musical upbringing is […]
Many singer-songwriters spend most of their career without having their songs cut by a hit artist. Some, however, enjoy great success. Perhaps it would be wise of us (myself included) to take note of the work of songwriters like Ray Edwards. A recent Rural Rhythm […]
Veteran bluegrass mandolin player Alan Bibey of Grasstowne does it the old-fashioned way—and doesn’t mind telling you why. He took a few minutes to explain between sound check and Grasstowne’s November 29 performance in the North Brevard Shrine Center in Titusville, FL. Bibey is both relaxed […]
A debut single from the upcoming Grasstowne CD on Mountain Fever Records, Grasstowne 4, has been released to radio. This is their first project with Mountain Fever, having just recently signed with the Virginia-based label. The single is a collaboration between Grasstowne and Ronnie Bowman, […]
Grasstowne has announced that they will henceforth be represented by the Andrea Roberts Agency. Band leader Alan Bibey had been managing their dates, but told us that with their 2013 schedule picking up, he wants to turn booking over to someone who can devote more […]