• Welcome Brody Hultman

    Gary Hultman, reso-guitarist with Blue Highway, and his wife, Ashley Nale Hultman, banjo player with Loose Strings, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Brody William Hultman was born on April 15 at 9:53 p.m. at Twin County Regional Healthcare

  • Calton and Hoffee Cases to merge

    The two top manufacturers of high quality musical instrument flight cases, Calton and Hoffee, have announced plans for a merger. Calton, whose molded fiberglass cases are made in Austin, TX, and Hoffee, who make their carbon fiber cases near Chicago,

  • Welcome Isaac Wood!

    Wood Family Tradition's Jason and Mackenzie Wood announce the birth of Isaac Daniel Wood, born on April 5, 2024, 8 lbs 3 oz, 20 inches long.  Mackenzie said, "We are so blessed to announce the birth of our third baby and

  • County Sales announces imminent closure

    County Sales, the venerable mail order retail music outlet located in Floyd, VA, has announced that they will be closing for good on April 30. Since 1965, County Sales has offered recorded bluegrass and old time music, starting primarily on vinyl

  • Mike Hartgrove purchases Bauc’s fiddle

    Mike Hartgrove, fiddler with the Lonesome River Band, is proud of his latest instrument acquisition.  "I have some really exciting news! I bought Terry Baucom’s fiddle! The fiddle that he played with Charlie Moore, and also with the original Doyle Lawson