Tag: Jon Weisberger

New Roland White Band album coming soon

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Roland White is back in the studio, working on a new album with his band. This will be their first recording since 2003, and fans of his quirky mandolin playing and relaxed singing style will be glad to hear of it. White has been active […]

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You’re My Family Now video from Chris Jones

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chris Jones & the Night Drivers have released a live performance video for their new single, You’re My Family Now, on his current Rebel album, Lonely Comes Easy. It was shot at The Laurel Theater in Knoxville TN. Chris tells us that the song has the […]

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The IBMA and its Mission Statements

| December 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
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At their annual convention in September of this year, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Board of Directors approved a new mission statement. The new statement reads … IBMA is the trade association that connects and educates bluegrass professionals, empowers the bluegrass community, and encourages […]

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Weisberger Elected IBMA Chairman

| September 24, 2013 | 14 Comments
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Veteran songwriter and bass player Jon Weisberger was elected chairman of IBMA’s board of directors today, as the World of Bluegrass conference got underway in Raleigh, N.C. Weisberger, who had been co-chairman, replaces Stan Zdonik, who was chairman for three years and spent a dozen […]

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Chris Jones at The Station Inn

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Wednesday night, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers held forth at the Station Inn in Nashville to celebrate the release of their new Rebel CD, Lonely Comes Easy. Fortunately, we had a photographer on hand to capture the event, our Sales Manager Terry Herd. The […]

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Missy Werner tracking this month

| August 26, 2013 | 2 Comments
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We heard last week from Jon Weisberger, who caught us up on a new project he is producing for Missy Werner. “Missy was in Nashville at Ben Surratt’s Rec Room studio last week to do some recording for her next album. With tracks cut with […]

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The Story Behind the Song – Three Days in July (Part 2)

| July 3, 2013 | 1 Comment
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On Monday, July 1, we posted part one of the story behind the song Three Days in July. In the course of compiling the feature Mark Simos, one of the co-writers, mentioned that he had spoken in some detail about the song for a presentation […]

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The Story Behind the Song – Three Days in July

| July 1, 2013 | 2 Comments
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On the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg – July 1st, 2nd and 3rd 1863 – it is timely to look at the story behind Three Days in July, written by Mark Simos and Jon Weisberger. The song was recorded by the Infamous Stringdusters […]

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Lonely Comes Easy from Chris Jones

| July 1, 2013 | 2 Comments
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The next recording from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, Lonely Comes Easy, has been scheduled for an August 27 release on Rebel. It’s the third project from this edition of the band. Ned Luberecki is on banjo, Jon Weisberger on bass, and Mark Stoffel on mandolin. […]

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In lieu of… Chris Jones

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Since Chris Jones is touring in Europe this week with his band, The Night Drivers, and therefore shirking his weekly column for Bluegrass Today, here is some video of the boys at the Garchinger Bürgerhaus in Munich this past weekend. The song is Cold Lonesome Nights […]

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