• Lamar Grier passes

    Lamar Grier, banjo player with Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys and the Strange Creek Singers, among other notable names, passed away on Tuesday December 10, 2019. He was 81 years of age.   Born on April 15, 1938, Philip Lamar Grier Jr

  • Gospel Choices with Bob Amos

    Here’s a further contribution of an occasional feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from Bob Amos who has a particular love for the songs on an early 1970s Ralph

  • Fiddler Ray Legere honored by home province

    One of Canada’s top fiddle and mandolin players, Ray Legere, was inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame on September 14, 2019. Legere shared this reaction to his honor…. "I’m truly grateful for the induction. Meeting friends through music,

  • Young Uns – Brayden Williamson

    Watching the Grass Grow is a recent song written by the subject of this Young Uns feature, Brayden Williamson. In it he talks about the youth of bluegrass growing in the music, and how the pioneers of the music inspired them

  • Bluegrass Young Uns – Hadassah White

    Hadassah White is a diverse vocalist with a wide skill set. She performs bluegrass, country, traditional and contemporary Gospel, Broadway show tunes and even some opera. Some of her more popular songs include Coat of Many Colors and Wildflowers, both

  • Jim Brock passes

    Noted bluegrass fiddler Jim Brock passed away on October 16, 2019, at Aliceville Manor Nursing Home, Aliceville, Alabama. He was 85 years old.  James Earl ‘Jim’ Brock Sr. was born on August 5, 1934, in Lamar County, Alabama, an area with