• Bob Smallwood takes over at Bourgeois Guitars

    Bob and Sonjia Smallwood Bourgeois Guitars, located in Lewiston, ME, has introduced Bob Smallwood as their President/COO, and CFO. Smallwood has actually been at the helm since September 2016, when he came aboard to assist founder and chief luthier Dana Bourgeois

  • Prayers sought for Tony Williams

    Terri and Tony Williams - photo by Ted Lehmann We just heard from Josh Williams, bluegrass guitar and vocal powerhouse, and member of Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. His dad, Tony Williams, life-long friend to bluegrass music, is hospitalized now and

  • Prayers requested for Aubrey Holt

    We have heard some sad news from the family of Aubrey Holt, long time bluegrass singer and entertainer, and founding member of the highly-influential Boys From Indiana. According to Holt's nephew, Tom Feller, 77 year old Aubrey suffered a stroke about

  • Bill Clifton health update

    Since reporting last week that bluegrass legend Bill Clifton had been hospitalized in Bristol, TN, we have received another update from his wife, Tineke Marburg. He had been admitted for emergency surgery to cut out several feet of dead and knotted

  • Blake Johnson passes

    Blake Johnson of Roxboro, NC, former bassist/vocalist with Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out and former guitarist/vocalist with Alan Bibey & Grasstowne, has died after suffering a massive heart attack following complications from chronic pancreatitis and liver disease. He was

  • Danny Carter in rehab in Tennessee

    Danny Carter, one half of the bluegrass/country duo The Carter Brothers, has been moved to a rehab facility after spending a month in Vanderbilt Hospital being treated for the aftermath of multiple strokes and dementia. His brother Tim says that Danny

  • Congratulations Sierra and Justin!

    Last month saw the union of a pair of beloved bluegrass musicians when Sierra Hull and Justin Moses were married on May 14 in a small, private ceremony at an historic home in Brentwood, TN. Justin and Sierra had known each

  • Bill Clifton hospitalized [updated]

    Tineke Marburg, Bill Clifton’s wife, reports that he is in the ICU in Bristol Regional Medical Center in Tennessee, to where he was transferred after spending two days in the Beckley Hospital in West Virginia with what she described as