• Alex Campbell passes

    Alex Campbell, 90, of Conowingo, Maryland, renowned bluegrass musician and disc jockey, passed away peacefully at the Conowingo Veterans Center on October 24, 2013. Alexander C. Campbell was born in Lansing, North Carolina, on May 25, 1923. He was one of

  • Eric Gibson talks songwriting and more

    David Morris caught up with Eric Gibson, one half of the Gibson Brothers, as IBMA week in Raleigh was winding down last month. They talked about songwriting and a loose concept for the brothers' next album. Eric also shared some

  • Doug Davidson passes

    Doug Davidson, who joined Laurel River Line just 8 months ago on resonator guitar, passed away yesterday after a short and tragic bout with cancer. He was 45 years old. Matt Scarborough, the band's mandolinist, tells us that Doug fell ill

  • Taylor Swift grabs grassers for CMA Awards show

    Country pop chanteuse and fashion icon Taylor Swift has announced a special all-star collaboration for her performance during the 2013 Country Music Association Awards Show next month. During the show, to be televised on ABC November 6 at 8:00 p.m., she will offer a live

  • Ricky Skaggs Scholarship at Carson-Newman University

    Carson-Newman University, a private, Christian liberal arts institution in Jefferson City, TN, has announced the establishment of a new scholarship, named for a bluegrass legend. The Ricky Skaggs Endowed Scholarship is part of the school's Students First campaign, which had already raised $16,501,211 of its

  • Bill Duncan Passes

    West Virginian William Denver Duncan, two-time Blue Grass Boy and life-long grasser, passed away this morning just after noon at his home in Liberty, WV. Known professionally as Bill, as he was to family and friends, Duncan was 84 years

  • Nice chat with the Baucoms

    During IBMA week in Raleigh last month, we had the chance for a nice chat with Cindy and Terry Baucom, both of whom had a busy World of Bluegrass. Terry took home the 2013 Recorded Event of the Year award