Tag: Tom Adams

Radio Velvet to re-air Bill Keith tribute show

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radio Velvet, the online bluegrass radio network based in the Slovak Republic, has announced that Tom Adams’ tribute to the music of Bill Keith will be aired again three more times this week. Adams hosts a recurring weekly program, Adams County Banjo, which mixes prerecorded […]


Adams County Banjo on Radio Velvet

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radio Velvet, the 24/7 streaming bluegrass station based in the Slovak Republic, has announced a new show starring American banjo legend, Tom Adams. Adams County Banjo will air each Wednesday at www.radiovelvet.eu at noon (eastern US time), which is 6:00 p.m. Central European Time. A […]


Changes in Sweet Dixie

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chris Stifel, guitarist with Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie, has left the band to pursue other options. His spot has been filled by Maryland musician Tom Adams. “I’d love to offer up a colorful story, but the reality is I’m just looking to do something […]


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 […]


On this Day #10 – Live At The Ragged Edge

| March 12, 2013 | 3 Comments

On March 12, 2002, Tom Adams and Michael Cleveland recorded Live At The Ragged Edge (Rounder 82161-0539-2). Tom Adams (banjo) and Michael Cleveland (fiddle) got together for an evening of live music at the Ragged Edge Coffeehouse in Gettysburg, PA, for what was never intended […]


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 […]


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 […]


Happy Halloween from Tom Adams

| October 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

Tom Adams passed along this Halloween banjo piece to share with our readers. It’s his version of the theme from the classic television show, The Munsters, which was very nearly resurrected this year by NBC. Tom said that he recorded it for a Halloween column […]


Wayne Taylor: It’s About Time

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Wayne Taylor - photo by Ted Lehmann

From the moment I had the new solo project from Blue Highway bass player Wayne Taylor in my hands, I couldn’t wait to hear what it sounded like. I won’t leave you in suspense — it’s great. Appropriately titled (“long overdue” comes to mind), it’s […]


Album of the Week #6 – Blue Highway

| December 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. My household was filled with the giving and receiving of Stanley Brothers’ LPs, Merle Haggard DVDs, the new Crowe Brothers record, and Lonesome Dove. I had a great time spending time with loved ones and celebrating […]