• Mama’s Biscuits – Kirby Heard

    Kirby Heard may be best described as a dedicated troubadour, one who journeyed from the urban environs of the Midwest to a small southern town. It tempers her music with a down-home perspective that sources the essence of essential bluegrass

  • Welcome Grady Kinlaw!

    Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw, fiddler and vocalist with Hank, Pattie & The Current, and her husband, Keith, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Grady Harrison Kinlaw was born on February 7 at 3:47 a.m. at Maynard Children’s Hospital in Greenville,

  • Mac Benford passes

    Mac Benford, celebrated old time banjo player, died on February 15 at age 79. He had been diagnosed with a stage 4 lung cancer three years ago. On noting his passing, his family expressed gratitude for having had this much additional

  • Chosen Road to Song Garden

    Song Garden Music Group has announced the signing of Chosen Road to the label. The popular, North Carolina-based Gospel/bluegrass act have been sharing their music and ministry all across the US, and around the globe. Song Garden, based in eastern

  • My Remedy from Missy Armstrong

    Over the past few years, Missy Armstrong, the Michigan bluegrass songbird, has become a favorite female vocalist for a good many people, including your humble correspondent. From her first recording with Detour, through her current solo efforts for Melton &

  • State of Arkansas from Mountain Bridge

    Mountain Bridge has released a new single this week, The State of Arkansas. The South Carolina Band specializes in contemporary/traditional bluegrass, often with an acoustic country vibe. But everything they do is filtered through their deep respect for the people

  • Mike Lilly passes

    Mike Lilly, celebrated banjo player and singer from Ohio, died yesterday (2/12) in hospice care after going into renal failure a few days ago. He was 70 years of age. Mike had been a banjo picker since he was just a

  • Carley Arrowood to Mountain Home Music

    Mountain Home Music Company has announced the signing of fiddler and vocalist Carley Arrowood to the label. This talented young artist has spent the past five years touring and recording with Darin & Brooke Aldridge, and will be releasing her