• Doyle Lawson opts for early retirement

    Doyle Lawson, surely the most enduring bluegrass artist currently working today, has announced his plans to retire from active touring at the end of 2021. Lawson had previously declared his intention to retire following the 2022 season, but has decided

  • Man Who Never Plowed video from Branded Bluegrass

    Bell Buckle Records has a new music video this week for Branded Bluegrass, taken from one of the songs on their current project, Somebody's Child. The Indiana-based bluegrass group includes Larry Norfleet on guitar, his brother, Jesse, on banjo and res0-guitar,

  • Kerry Hay passes

    Kerry Hay, longtime owner and proprietor of Hay Holler Records, died at home on October 13. He was 89 years of age. He was born in Dickenson County, VA and attended Haysi High School, after which he enlisted in the Air

  • Pikes Peak Breakdown from Andy Leftwich

    We all remember Andy Leftwich for his lengthy stint on fiddle with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder in the early 2000s. Or perhaps from his rich catalog of session work. Wherever we have heard him play, we surely didn't forget

  • Calib Smith to Caleb Daugherty Band

    Caleb Daugherty has announced a new member of his touring band. Calib Smith has joined the group after Zach Collier departed for a gig with Volume Five. This past few years Caleb has made a name for himself in bluegrass circles