• Herschel Sizemore recovering well at home

    Herschel Sizemore, a true hero in the bluegrass mandolin world, is back home after a brief hospitalization last week. He had been in hospital to have a pacemaker installed to help regulate his heartbeat. The Sizemore family says that he already

  • The Mighty Cord hits the big 7-0

    This report on Larry Cordle's surprise 70th birthday party comes courtesy of Sandy Hartley. On Monday night before one of his weekly gigs at the world famous Station Inn in Nashville, Larry Cordle was treated to a surprise 70th birthday party

  • Happy Anniversary, Del McCoury

    Gina Keltner with the Opry presents Del McCoury with a 15th Anniversary print - photo by Chris Hollo Last Saturday when The Del McCoury Band performed on the Grand Ole Opry, Del was surprised between shows with a special 15th Anniversary

  • Tony Kakaris of Nightflyer fighting cancer

    Ohio's Nightflyer band is asking fans and friends to add their bass player, Tony Kakaris, to their prayer lists. Tony has recently received a diagnosis of multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that attacks the marrow in your bones. He is

  • Gibson names JC Curleigh as new CEO

    James "JC" Curleigh, new Gibson CEO and President Gibson Brands Inc announced today the naming of a new senior management team, including James "JC" Curleigh as the new CEO and President, stepping into the role played for many years by Henry Juszkiewicz.

  • Welcome Wren Burge!

    West Virginia bluegrass singer, songwriter, and bandleader Rachel Burge and her husband, Brian, are celebrating the arrival of their second child, Wren Rachelle Burge. She was born October 8 at 10:27 a.m., weighing in at 8.5 lbs, and stretching out to

  • Music Modernization Act becomes law

    In a striking contrast with recent partisan wrangling in Washington, both political parties in both houses of Congress have come together to pass the Music Modernization Act, a thoroughgoing reform of the way that artists and songwriters are paid for