• Olivia Jo signs with ATS Records

    Olivia Jo with Milton Harkey, Lora Molen, and Lewell Molen with ATS Records Fast-rising young Virginia bluegrass vocalist, Olivia Jo, has signed with ATS Records, a brand new label based in Knoxville, TN. ATS was launched by Lewell and Lora Molen, who

  • Moondancer from Carley Arrowood

    Mountain Home Music has a new single today for Carley Arrowood, Moondancer, a story she's written about a Cherokee girl and a stunning white horse that becomes her fascination. The narrative of the song takes place in Arrowood's native western North

  • Hammertowne to appear on RV There Yet?

    Kentucky's Hammertowne is set to appear next year in an episode of RV There Yet? on the Discovery channel. The band filmed with the program on October 21 when they performed at Greenbo State Park for an episode celebrating the 100th

  • Cirrus Guitars launches in Michigan

    Veteran acoustic guitar builder Mike Franks, of M.J. Franks Guitars, and his former apprentice, Tobin McGlassion of McGlassion Guitars, have joined forces to launch Cirrus Guitars, dedicated to building professional grade steel string guitars at a more affordable price point. They

  • Mason Ruble passes

    The midwestern bluegrass community has been stunned and deeply saddened by the tragic death of talented young banjo player Mason Ruble, who died on October 21 in a tragic automobile accident. Mason was 20 years of age, and passed just

  • Down to the Mill from The Goodwin Brothers

    Pinecastle Records has a new single for The Goodwin Brothers, another sample of the harmony-fueled, countrified bluegrass from their debut project with the label, If You Hadn't Noticed. The native Kentuckians, two actual brothers and a childhood friend, are in a