Tag: Roland White

Jesse McReynolds 85th Birthday Roast

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

To celebrate Jesse McReynolds’ 85th birthday earlier this month, family, friends and neighbors of the bluegrass mandolin legend got together at Jesse’s home outside of Nashville for a birthday tribute in the form of a celebrity roast. Popular radio host Harv Mason served as the roastmaster, with stories […]


Thursday at ROMP 2014

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s an early look-in at ROMP 2014, held in Owensboro, KY near the International Bluegrass Music Museum.   We’ll have more images from ROMP over the course of the weekend.


On This Day #30 – Country Gazette Live

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On This Day …. On May 27 1985, a re-united version of Country Gazette was filmed live in Kyoto, Japan, recording a show for a commercial video (MAPS Video-004). The Country Gazette Reunion Band was Alan Munde (banjo), Roland White (guitar and mandolin), Byron Berline […]


Southern Flavor from Becky Buller

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dark Shadow Recordings has released a second single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album, ‘Tween Earth And Sky. This one is a special tribute to Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys. Serious Monroe fans know Southern Flavor as the title track of an album released in […]


For The Record: Becky Buller #9

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail tninthheir 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 eighth installment of […]


Lester Flatt to be celebrated at MerleFest

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 100th anniversary of Lester Flatt’s birthdate is on June 19 this year and many residents of his home town, Sparta, Tennessee, will be celebrating the life of the first generation bluegrass legend.  Among the events planned is the collaborative effort by Roland White and […]


New Roland White Band album coming soon

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Tell The Ones I Love video from The Steeps

| October 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Rounder Records has released a music video for the title cut of the Steep Canyon Rangers new album, Tell The Ones I Love – featuring an appearance from bluegrass music’s favorite grandpa, Roland White, and a Sam Bush cameo.  


The Annual Bill Monroe Appreciation Night

| November 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

What did all the Nashville bluegrass pickers do on returning from attendance at Bill Monroe’s funeral in 1996? They did what they always do; got together and played a little bluegrass music. The likes of Roland White, Mike Compton, J T Gray, Charlie Smith, Dan Jones […]


Blue Yodel #49 – Ask Mr. Blue Grass Smarty Pants

| October 15, 2012 | 4 Comments

This week’s guest trivia master is Roland White, born Roland LeBlanc in Madawasca, Maine. The bluegrass Roland is not to be confused with the Roland LeBlanc who was captured at the Battle of Crécy in 1346 and later exchanged for three English knights and an […]