• Wayne Fields passes

    Wayne Fields, most recently the banjo player with The Charlie Sizemore Band, passed away from complications associated with cancer on March 21. The deminutive Fields was born in Hazard, Kentucky, and moved to the Lexington area at a young age. He

  • Skaggs Place on Sirius all week

    Sirius Satellite Radio has announced that 13-time Grammy award-winning bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs will take over its Sirius Bluegrass channel (65) for an entire week. Skaggs Place will premiere on March 23 at 3 pm ET. The launch of Skaggs

  • Longview audio clips online

    Recently we provided some information about the forthcoming Longview CD Deep In The Mountains, Rounder 0578. We can now add that there are 30 second WinMedia and RealAudio audio clips available to listen to at the Rounder website. The group is

  • More Flatt & Scruggs DVDs soon

    The next editions in the series of DVDs featuring recordings from Best of The Flatt & Scruggs TV shows, Volume 5 and Volume 6 are scheduled for released on April 1. This series contains the best musical performances from a long

  • Review: The SteelDrivers

    The SteelDrivers is a recently formed band comprising personnel who have a long association with mainstream country music in Nashville - Chris Stapleton (guitar and lead vocals) with Tammy Rogers (fiddle and harmony vocals), Mike Henderson (mandolin), Mike Fleming (bass

  • Mountain Road and Big Country Bluegrass

    The recently established Mountain Roads Recordings of Bristol, Tennessee, was formed by Karl and Gail Cooler to focus on unique sounds that originate in the mountains that we all love so well. They want to promote already established bluegrass and