• A statement from Sammy Shelor

    The following is a statement from Sammy Shelor, in which he comments on and responds to the many rumors that have been circulating about him and the future of Lonesome River Band. We have enabled commenting on this post

  • New Monroe music park in Kentucky

    The Nashville Business Journal is reporting that James Monroe (son of Bill), will open a bluegrass music park in Franklin, KY in the spring of 2006. The site is just north of the KY/TN border, about 45 miles from Nashville.

  • New Dolly CD out today

    While perhaps not as completely a bluegrass project as a few of her recent ones, the new Dolly Parton CD, Those Were The Days - officially released today - is said to "retain the bluegrass-inspired sound that earned her two

  • Video of Vassar in the studio

    And speaking of Vassar Clements... Ampersand Records has made some video footage of Vassar in the studio available on their web site. It is a fairly large file, but does offer a memorable glimpse of a master at work. This

  • Aaron McDaris CD on Pinecastle

    Aaron McDarris is the banjo player with The Larry Stephenson Band, and his debut release is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 on Pinecastle Records. The CD is entitled First Time Around, and though it isn't clearly stated on the Pinecastle

  • High Ground on Bluegrassradio.org

    We just received a note from Rick Altis with High Ground, noting that they have been selected as the Artist Of The Month on BluegrassRadio.org. Previous recipients of this distinction include Valerie Smith and Blue Moon Rising. Audio samples are available