Tag: Jesse Brock

The Boss helps IBMA

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jon Weisberger knows a thing or two about songwriting—he was IBMA’s first songwriter of the year in 2012. And he knows a lot about IBMA—he’s chairman of the organization’s board. In his first role, he was looking to put together a new collection of songs he […]


$10K raised for Tony Rice in CT

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, GuitartownCT Productions held their Tony Rice benefit at the Unitarian Hall in Hamden, CT. A bevy of top northeastern bluegrass talent performed to help raise money to support Tony financially while he works to reclaim his voice, and receive treatment for the arthritis that has stolen […]


For The Record: Becky Buller #6

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the sixth installment of […]


Nothin’ To You from Becky Buller

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dark Shadow Recordings has released a debut single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album, ‘Tween Earth and Sky. Becky is a regular member of Darin & Brooke Aldridge, where she is making her mark as a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She fills all these same roles […]


Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]


Three Chords and the Truth – James King

| October 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

James King, whose knack for choosing well-written songs that work their way into listeners’ hearts and minds has helped earn him the title of “Bluegrass Storyteller,” has a keen ability to wrap his voice around every ounce of emotion in three verses and a chorus. […]


Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk reunite for Hall Of Fame Bluegrass

| September 9, 2013 | 5 Comments

As the bluegrass genre grows to include more and more offshoots in the mind of the average consumer, traditionalists can be found grousing about the dilution of the art form, or the importance of maintaing definitions and categories. But while they grumble, traditional bluegrass is […]


A Great Night of Bluegrass Music

| August 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

“Good evening, music lovers!” effused Sam Bush, to a packed-out barn of bluegrass fans and industry folks who’d gathered at the Loveless Barn just outside Nashville last night (August 14) for a special edition of Music City Roots, the weekly radio show that celebrates the […]


Favorite songs and new mandolin players at Grey Fox

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Was it coincidence or fate that brought James King and the Gibson Brothers together July 19 at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, sharing a stage and possibly a recording this coming winter? These back-to-back International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Emerging Artists of the Year – […]


Jesse Brock to The Gibson Brothers

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass brother duets specialists, The Gibson Brothers, have announced Jesse Brock as the new mandolinist in the band. He fills the spot recently vacated by Joe Walsh, who had spent the past 4 1/2 years touring with the brothers. Over the past few years, Jesse […]