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  • Sincerely Blue from Shannon Wright

    Melton & Miller Music has a new single for Shannon Wright, who though she may be new to the bluegrass market, is an experienced singer and songwriter of nearly twenty years' tenure. Living now in Nashville, Shannon is a Georgia native who released a couple of records of original country music

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  • Arvil Freeman passes

    Bluegrass and old-time fiddle player Arvil Freeman passed away peacefully during the early hours of Thursday morning, October 21, 2021, at 89 years of age. He is known for his distinctively personal style, with a smooth and melodic long bow style, which apparently attracted job offers from Bill Monroe, Ralph

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  • Another Sweet Potato Pie/Drive Time wedding coming up

    Another bluegrass wedding is on the horizon with more members from the same bands! Sweet Potato Pie mandolinist, Tori Jones, and Drive Time banjoist, Tyler Jackson, have officially announced their engagement. This comes just a month after Drive Time/Sweet Potato Pie fiddler, Katie Springer wed Drive Time mandolinist, Austin Koerner. Jackson,

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  • Make Each Second Last – Chris Jones and the Night Drivers

    There's ample reason why Chris Jones and his erstwhile ensemble, The Night Drivers, have been hailed as one of the best bluegrass bands making a presence today. Yet, at the same time, that description doesn't entail the totality of all they have to offer. While bluegrass may be the foundation

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  • Sonny Osborne passes – a giant in bluegrass music

    Sonny Osborne (left) at Darrington in 1987 - photo © Barry Brower/The Osborne Brothers Most musicians hope to leave a mark on the world through their art: a particularly well-written lyric, a ferocious banjo lick, perhaps even a style of playing named after them. Sonny Osborne will surely be remembered for

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