• 95th annual Star Fiddlers’ Convention in NC

    The 95th Annual Star Fiddlers’ Convention, the longest continuously running convention in North Carolina, is now in the record books and with it, the largest crowd and group of contestants that the talent contest has seen in recent years.  Mary Callicutt

  • More from Bluegrass First Class 2020

    Rhonda Vincent with Caroline Williamson and her new mandolin at Bluegrass First Class - photo by Sandy Hatley Bluegrass First Class was a weekend filled with great music, unique presentations, and numerous celebrations. Not only was promoter Milton Harkey honored for

  • Carl Jackson documentary airs on Mississippi PBS

    Carl Jackson, the pride of Louisville, MS, has been immortalized in a television documentary, Meet Carl Jackson, for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. A private showing of the movie that included family, friends, and state dignitaries was held on the house floor

  • Bluegrass First Class celebrates 25 years

    Bluegrass First Class celebrated its silver anniversary this past weekend in Asheville, NC. Promoter, Milton Harkey, was honored during Friday evening’s show. Kelly Epperson, general manager of WPAQ Radio in Mt. Airy, NC, conducted the presentation. “This is quite an evening,” Epperson

  • Andy Stinnett to Little Roy and Lizzy Show

    The Little Roy and Lizzy Show have added Andy Stinnett, a senior at East Tennessee State University, to their band. The 21-year-old multi-instrumentalist has played mandolin with Clay Hess, bass with the ETSU Pride Band, and is joining Little Roy

  • Hold On To Your Heart – Shannon Slaughter

    On January 24, Shannon Slaughter released a new album, Hold On To Your Heart, for Elite Circuit Records. On the following evening, Slaughter and County Clare (along with other personnel from the recording) convened at Nashville’s World Famous Station Inn