• Duncan Stitt wins 2016 ResoSummit scholarship

    Rob Ickes and Betty Wheeler, who operate the ResoSummit instructional camp in Nashville each November, have announced the winner of their annual Houston Caldwell Scholarship for 2016. The scholarship provides free tuition for a promising dobro player under the age of

  • Jerry Douglas is a Bluegrass Star!

    At this past weekend's Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off in Farmers Branch, Texas, Jerry Douglas accepted the 2016 Bluegrass Star Award from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. Douglas is the sixth recipient of this annual award, instituted in 2010 to honor artists who advance bluegrass

  • Glen Crain endorses Pitt Resophonic Guitars

    Pitt Resophonic Guitars has announced an endorsement for Glen Grain, reso-guitarist with The Edgar Loudermilk Band. The guitars are made by Jerry Pitt in Melcher-Dallas, Iowa. Pitt is relatively new to the luthiery game, starting to build only a few years

  • Brad Hudson signs with Pinecastle

    Brad Hudson, reso-guitarist with Sideline, has signed with Pinecastle Records for a new project which will feature both his vocal and instrumental prowess. Bluegrass fans will recall seeing Brad recently with Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, touring as a part of

  • New Reso Line from Paul Beard

    When it comes to resophonic guitars, Paul Beard’s instruments are the gold standard for some of the best in the business, from the late Mike Auldridge to IBMA’s reigning Dobro Player of the Year, Jerry Douglas. But at $4,000 and

  • Tyler Collins to Darrell Webb

    The Darrell Webb Band has announced the addition of Tyler Collins on reso-guitar. Tyler is already an experienced bluegrass pro at the age of 25. As a pre-teen, we was playing music with Sierra and Cody Hull, and was filling in

  • Chris Hart’s dobros returned

    Well here's a piece of good news. Last week we reported the theft of a pair of reso-guitars from Chris Hart in Rustburg, VA. One was an irreplaceable prewar Norwood chimes, and the other a newer Redline covergirl model. To make the loss

  • Brad Hudson back to Carolina Road

    Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have welcomed Brad Hudson back to the band on reso-guitar full time. The eastern North Carolina native developed a fascination with Carolina Road's music as a teen, and went to see them perform as often as possible. His hope

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