• JD Crowe on XM this week

    J.D. Crowe & The New South are this week's guest on Studio Special on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction. As always, the show is a mix of live performance and casual discussion. The program first ran last Friday, and aired twice

  • Dwight McCall signs with Rural Rhythm

    Rural Rhythm Records announced on Friday that they have signed Dwight McCall to their label, and will release his next project, Never Say Never Again, in April of 2007. A single track from this CD, Blue Eyed Boston Boy, will

  • Beard/Auldridge on BluegrassCountry.org

    Recently, Katy Daly and Jen Hitt of WAMU and BluegrassCountry.org traveled to Hagerstown, MD with Mike Auldridge to visit the shop of resonator guitar maker Paul Beard. They recorded their discussions with Beard and put them together to broadcast as

  • Bluegrass Highway on the air in LA

    We heard recently from Courtney Pitre, who hosts the Bluegrass Highway radio show on KRVS FM 88.7 in Lafayette, LA. Her show airs on Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. (CST), with a rebroadcast on Mondays at noon and reaches a radio

  • Dempsey Young memorial fund

    We got a nice note from Allen Mills of The Lost & Found this morning. He wanted to pass along some words of thanks to the many folks who expressed their grief over the untimely death of Dempsey Young on

  • Rhonda Vincent in Reading Eagle

    Yesterday's edition of The Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) carried an interview with Rhonda Vincent in advance of her show this weekend in West Reading. Her fans may enjoy reading through the article, as it includes some insights into her early

  • New member of Lonesome River Band

    Sammy Shelor called yesterday to let us know that he has hired Andy Ball to replace recently departed mandolinist/tenor singer Jeff Parker in Lonesome River Band. Andy is a young man, just graduated from college, who grew up in Detroit,

  • Michael Feagan joins Larry Sparks

    Michael Feagan is the newest member of Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, joining the band on fiddle. He had worked previously with Bill Monroe and David Peterson & 1946, as well as country singer and guitarist Jerry Reed. That makes

  • More on Sugar Hill move in NC paper

    There is an article in this morning's edition of The Herald Sun with more details about the imminent relocation of the Durham, NC offices of Sugar Hill Records which we reported on Monday. The Herald Sun is the daily paper