• ICON gig bags from Gator Cases

    Gator Cases in Florida has introduced a new semi-rigid gig bag for guitarists that want serious protection for their instrument with the light weight and ease of carrying of a padded bag. Billed as the Gator ICON series, these bags feature

  • David Surette passes

    David Surette, beloved New England guitarist, mandolinist, singer, and songwriter, died December 20 following a six year battle with cancer. He was 58 years of age. Surette was well known among players, students, and fans of old time and bluegrass music,

  • IBMA seeking new Communications Director

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced their search for a new Communications Director in their Nashville office. Casey Campbell, who has served in this position since December of 2019, is stepping down as of Friday to focus on his

  • Kyle Windbeck and Andy Buckner to Sideline

    Sideline has announced two new members of the group heading into 2022. This is to replace bassist and founding member, Jason Moore, who passed away suddenly just before Thanksgiving, and guitarist Jacob Greer, who left to stay closer to home. The

  • Shayne Bartley to Fast Track

    The year end bluegrass trading season is upon us, when pickers shuffle from band to band as others leave the road in advance of the new year, or take up positions with other groups. This morning EMG recording artists Fast Track