Tag: Marshall Wilborn

Hardrock, Coco and Joe from Tom Adams

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

OK folks… Thanksgiving is behind us, so let the onslaught of Christmas music begin! Today we have a new recording from Tom Adams, reaching back to the catalog of the singing cowboys in the first half of the 20th century. Hardrock, Coco and Joe tells the […]


Daniel Greeson – 15 Fiddle Tunes

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The latest release from Patuxent Records’ astounding youth movement is a self-titled fiddle album from Jamestown, NC bowman Daniel Greeson. For a musician not yet 18 years old, Mr. Greeson displays a remarkable command of bluegrass fiddle, and of the classic tunes and sterling players […]


More photos from Loudoun

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As promised, here are more of Frank Baker’s photos from last weekend’s Loudoun Bluegrass Festival. This batch captures the competition, the barn dance and the overall Loudoun vibe. This weekend, Frank will be snagging images at Gettysburg. Look for those next week. Band Contest Winners […]


Circa Blue’s A Darker Blue

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new release from Circa Blue is accurately named. In A Darker Blue, this Northern Maryland trio puts the blues in bluegrass. The title gives a solid hint, of course. Further evidence comes from a glance through the titles of the 13 songs included here […]


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 […]


Longview All-Star Jam Caps Off Spring S.O.I.M.F.

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1998, a team of bluegrass all-stars who reawakened the world to the sounds of traditional bluegrass were the big winners at the IBMA Awards Show. Bringing home Recorded Event of the Year and Song of the Year honors that year, Longview ruled the world […]


Gooseneck Rockers

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker was on hand when Gooseneck Rockers performed at The Holly Inn in Mount Holly Springs, PA this past weekend (1/19/13), and sent along this gallery of photos. The Rockers are a new group, featuring veteran performers Tom Adams on guitar, Marshall Wilborn on […]


Your Old Standby – Scott Brannon

| January 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Those who have listened regularly to the Ray Davis show or are familiar with some of the Plum Pitiful recordings that have been released down through the years will be familiar with the name Scott Brannon, a regular in Davis’s basement band, which, incidentally, does […]


Introducing the Gooseneck Rockers

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Choosing a name for a new band is often the most trying aspect of getting one up and going. Unless you plan on using the name of the band leader (if there is one) as the moniker, getting several strong-willed musicians to agree on something […]


Darren Beachley is back

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The best laid plans of mice and men… Veteran bluegrass singer Darrin Beachley had fully intended to dedicate himself to a new career in the medical field. Sure, he loved the bluegrass life, but the allure of regular paychecks and company benefits at a day […]