• Welcome Emeree Boone!

    There is great rejoicing in bluegrass circles here in southwestern Virginia today. There is a new bluegrass baby, where both parents are not only bluegrass people, they perform together in the same band! Troy and Carolyne VanLierop Boone are celebrating the

  • Welcome Bristol Ingardia!

    Another bluegrass baby! Katelyn Ingardia, guitarist and vocalist with Backline, and her husband, Dominic, are celebrating the birth of their third child today. Bristol Marie Ingardia was born this afternoon at 12:52 p.m., weighing in at 8 lbs, 13 ozs and stretching

  • Welcome Arlie Bryan – the littlest Grascal!

    Another bluegrass baby! I guess we know what our favorite touring artists were doing during the 2020 lockdown. This time we give a Bluegrass Today welcome to Arlie Reid Bryan, the first born child of John Bryan, guitarist/vocalist with The Grascals, and

  • Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill engaged

    Paraphrasing a Bill Monroe tune, "We'll make our vows to love each other, and we know we always will." Another happy union to report: bluegrass sweethearts, Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill, have announced their engagement. After five years of friendship that included

  • Welcome Sully Swift!

    Josh Swift, reso-guitarist with The Isaacs and Lyle Lovett, and his wife, Tobi, are celebrating the birth of their second child. Sully Lynn Swift was born on Sunday, February 21, at 3:03 p.m. at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Tennessee.