Tag: Kyle Perkins

Kyle Perkins Steps Forward

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

After solidly backing up JD Crowe and the New South and American Drive on bass, as well as playing some dates now with Kenny and Amanda Smith, Kyle Perkins is stepping front and center. His new CD, Take Me Back, is available for pre-order by […]


Solo album coming soon from Kyle Perkins

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kyle Perkins has made a name for himself as a solid bass player, working with touring acts like the Kati Penn Band, David Parmley & Continental Divide, and the Larry Stephenson Band. He is also a fine banjo player, and his greatest career honor had been […]


Bad weekend for bass players

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

After learning about Carl White’s auto accident over the weekend, we heard from Dwight McCall (American Drive) that their bass player, Kyle Perkins, also wrecked his car on Saturday morning. Like Carl, Kyle lost control of his car on slick roads and rolled several times. […]


American Drive to debut at IBMA

| August 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

So what happens when an enduring bluegrass institution grinds to a halt? In the case of J.D. Crowe & The New South, whose nearly 40 year run is coming to an end with Crowe’s impending retirement, a new band is set to rise from the […]


Rural Rhythm VIP Showcase

| October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

This post is a contribution from Christy Reid, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. She will be reporting on her experiences at IBMA as a member of Lou Reid & Carolina. One look inside the door of Fisk Room 1 and 2, and you could […]


IBMA Special Awards 2010

| September 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Like any modern awards show, IBMA hands out a number of the trophies earlier in the day, prior to the gala production scheduled for later this evening. These include both awards in more arcane, industry-oriented categories (liner notes, graphic design, broadcaster). Not that these awards […]


New faces in The New South

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

J.D. Crowe & The New South has two new members to announce for 2010. Kyle Perkins has come aboard to fill the bass spot recently vacated by John Bowman (now playing fiddle with The Boxcars). Just 24 years old, Kyle had worked previously with David […]