Tag: guitar

Janet Davis Music grand opening celebration

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Janet Davis Music has been among the top retailers of bluegrass instruments, accessories and music for almost four decades now, starting as a small family business run by banjo teacher Janet Davis and her husband, Jim. Last year, the Davis’s handed over operations to new […]


Hardest Kind of Memories from Brandon Lee Adams

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass singer, songwriter, and guitarist Brandon Lee Adams has released his first full-length album, Hardest Kind Of Memories. 10 of the 11 tracks are Brandon’s, and he is assisted in the studio by top grassers like Scott Vestal on banjo, Randy Kohrs on resonator guitar, […]


Harry West passes

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Harry West, longtime co-proprietor of Harry & Jeanie West Fine Musical Instruments in Statesville, NC, died on January 25. He was 87 years old. Their store is and has been a destination for both vintage and new bluegrass instruments for several decades now, and will continue […]


Into My Own from Bryan Sutton

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass guitarist Bryan Sutton has accomplished an awful lot since he first appeared on the scene with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder in 1995. This was at the beginning of Skaggs’ return to his bluegrass roots, and Sutton was enlisted for his ability to solo […]


Luke Dotson to Mountain Faith

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

North Carolina’s Mountain Faith has announced Luke Dotson as their new guitarist, who will also share in the lead and harmony vocals. Luke is a recent graduate of Western Carolina University, and had been singing with the Calvary Reflections for the past 5 years. In Mountain Faith […]


New members of Bull Harman & Bulls Eye

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bull Harman & Bull’s Eye have announced some new members. The St. Louis-based band has brought Alex Rifle in to play banjo, Allan Sterling on reso-guitar, and Harman’s son Wyatt has taken over his mom, Tammy’s, bass role. Bull remains on guitar and vocals, as […]


Martin introduces D-28 Authentic 1937

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Among the several new products announced for 2014, Martin has a few that will be of special interest to bluegrass guitar pickers. Of particular note is a new model in their Authentic series, the D-28 Authentic 1937. Like the others in this series, this vintage reproduction […]


Martin Guitars at the Met

| January 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Starting this week, and running through the end of 2014, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is hosting a special exhibition of historic guitars from C.F. Martin. Drawn from their own inventory of classic Martins, ones donated from the company’s collection and from […]


Jesse Turner to The Farm Hands

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet have announced their newest member. Alabamian Jesse Turner has stepped into the guitar spot recently vacated by Kevin Williamson, who left the group to develop his family band. Turner is an experienced sideman and session player, who is comfortable on any […]


Los Hermanos Cubero video

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our Spanish bluegrass friends, The Cubero Brothers, contacted us recently to share a new music video, and to let us know that their latest album, Flor de Canciones, was available through CD Baby. The brothers, Roberto and Enrique, are native Spaniards with a serious interest in […]