Tag: The Gibson Brothers

A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well done. That’s the bad […]


Eric Gibson talks songwriting and more

| October 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

David Morris caught up with Eric Gibson, one half of the Gibson Brothers, as IBMA week in Raleigh was winding down last month. They talked about songwriting and a loose concept for the brothers’ next album. Eric also shared some reflections on reaching such a […]


Closing Notes from Raleigh

| October 1, 2013 | 3 Comments

IBMA 2013 will always be remembered as the year Tony Rice spoke. But there were plenty of other noteworthy events that deserve to be featured. Here are some of them: RHONDA’S BACK. After a long hiatus, Rhonda Vincent was back at IBMA this year. The […]


Gibson Brothers share songwriting tips at Plattsburgh Bluegrass Festival

| September 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

Between sets on the Plattsburgh Bluegrass Festival’s big stage Saturday, September 14, Eric and Leigh Gibson stepped into a garage-like stall of Building 16 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds to give a songwriting workshop. The Gibsons — both graduates of SUNY Plattsburgh and natives of […]


More photos from Delaware Valley 2013

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here is another gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the 2013 Delaware Valley Bluegras Festival.  


Favorite songs and new mandolin players at Grey Fox

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Was it coincidence or fate that brought James King and the Gibson Brothers together July 19 at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, sharing a stage and possibly a recording this coming winter? These back-to-back International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Emerging Artists of the Year – […]


Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2013

| June 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

The line-up for each of the Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman for 2013 has been announced. The annual summer fair of bluegrass music at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium begins this evening, June 20, and continues weekly on Thursdays through to July 25. First […]


Jesse Brock to The Gibson Brothers

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass brother duets specialists, The Gibson Brothers, have announced Jesse Brock as the new mandolinist in the band. He fills the spot recently vacated by Joe Walsh, who had spent the past 4 1/2 years touring with the brothers. Over the past few years, Jesse […]


Gibson Brothers begin new tour with guests on mandolin

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

This report on The Gibson Brothers in Old Forge, NY is our first from Andy Flynn, assistant managing editor of Denton Publications. We hope to receive more from him going forward.  The Gibson Brothers are maintaining world-class caliber performances this spring while promoting their newest album […]


Joe Walsh, Gibson Brothers part ways

| April 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

Joe Walsh, whose rock-solid mandolin chop helped give the Gibson Brothers one of the top rhythm sections in bluegrass for the last four and a half years, is moving on. Joe announced the move on his Facebook page, saying he plans to record soon with […]