• Bob Mummert passes

    Bob Mummert, 69, drummer with Dailey & Vincent, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 26. The band shared this statement. "Today, our longtime friend and drummer, Bob Mummert, has passed. We are beyond shocked and devastated. At this time, we'd like to

  • Billy & Terry Smith reunion at Camp Springs

    The iconic Camp Springs Labor Day Bluegrass Festival, site of the first bluegrass festival held in North Carolina in 1969, returns to Bluegrass Park near Reidsville, September 1-3. The three-day festival includes some heavy hitters such as Larry Sparks, Junior Sisk,

  • Treva Chrisco passes

    Mrs. JD (Treva) Chrisco, 98, former freelance writer for Bluegrass Unlimited, Pickin', and Muleskinner News magazines, passed away Friday, August 11, in Marshville, NC. Mrs. Chrisco was known for her love of bluegrass music and was a strong supporter. She

  • Chad Day to Deeper Shade of Blue

    Chad Day - photo © Laci Mack North Carolina's Deeper Shade of Blue has a new band member, Chad Day, joining the Pinecastle Records artists on banjo. Day replaces Steve Wilson who left to focus on his Wilson Banjo Company. His

  • David Harvey – Gibson luthier and historian

    David Harvey is Master Luthier at Gibson (head of the Gibson mandolin department), a musician/singer/songwriter, and a historian with a vast knowledge of the early history of Gibson instruments. The musical maestro continues to give educational, interactive, visual presentations. "It was born