Tag: Jamie Johnson

Jamie Johnson on leaving The Grascals

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jamie Johnson has asked us to share a statement as he departs The Grascals. He was an original, founding member of the band, which got it’s start as Dolly Parton’s Nashville-based road band when she was doing a more bluegrass sound. Touring with them for […]


John Bryan to The Grascals

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Change is something of a constant in the bluegrass world, just as it is in the arts in general. We’ve become accustomed to seeing new faces in our favorite groups from time to time, which makes bands that display consistency all the more special and […]


Grascals on Marie

| February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Grascals will be appearing on Wednesday’s (2/27) episode of the Marie Osmond show, airing on the Hallmark Channel at 10:00 a.m. in most markets. The show was recorded on February 13, before guitarist and vocalist Jamie Johnson took sick, so he will be with […]


Darrell Webb out with The Grascals

| February 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Jamie Johnson, vocalist for The Grascals, is suffering from flu-like symptoms, and has been grounded by his doctor. He has no voice, and is too weak to travel. In his stead, Darrell Webb will be out with the band this weekend in Florida. Jamie says […]


Grascals Road To Surrender video

| August 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Grascals have released a new video for Road To Surrender from their current Mountain Home album, Life Finds A Way. It’s an interesting sort of hybrid, combining studio and live footage of the song, which was written by Grascals guitarist Jamie Johnson. You can […]


The Grascals Find a Mountain Home

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The planets seem to be lining up nicely for The Grascals this year. The band is putting the finishing touches on a new album, and the ink is still drying on their one-record deal with Mountain Home. “I think we’re in a good spot,” Jamie […]


Bankesters with Jamie Johnson at Station Inn

| July 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Phil Bankester set a camera up back at the soundboard during The Bankesters’ CD release party at Nashville’s Station Inn on July 6. They were celebrating their newest album, appropriately titled The Bankesters, which includes a duet between Emily Bankester and Jamie Johnson of The […]


New CD from The Bankesters

| July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Bankester Family has released their third self-produced album, The Bankesters. Phil Bankester, who manages and performs with his wife, three daughters, and one son-in-law, tells us that this new project represents a couple of major milestones for the group. Not only does this CD […]


Grascals – Grasscast Interview #44

| September 8, 2006

This new episode features an interview John did with Jamie Johnson about three weeks ago in Nashville. Jamie spoke with us just after the IBMA Awards Nominations press conference on August 15, and the discussion centered around the band’s new CD Long List Of Heartaches. […]