• Historical Roy Acuff fiddle up for sale

    Regular readers will recall a pair of stories from last year about a fiddle that had once belonged to traditional country music pioneer, Roy Acuff, being donated to a Goodwill store in Kansas City, MO. Its owner at the time

  • Bonfire Booking Agency launches in Nashville

    Bonfire Music Group, under the same ownership as Pinecastle Records, has announced another move in their expansion into a full service agency within the bluegrass, roots and Americana music communities. To add to their record label, recording studio, and recently formed

  • Welcome Carter Keller!

    Congratulations to Kayla and Kameron Keller, who are celebrating the birth of their first child. Carter James Nathaniel Keller was born at 8:15 a.m. on August 6 at the Franklin Woods hospital in Johnson City, TN. He weighed in at 8

  • Welcome Felix Wright!

    Congratulations to Mason and Alison Wright on the birth of their second child. Felix Franklin Wright was born on July 30 at 7:35 p.m. in Winchester, VA. He made his arrival at 7 lbs, 10 oz, stretching out to 20''. Mason plays

  • Sound Biscuit Records launches in Sevierville

    Dave Maggard, owner and operator of the Sound Biscuit Studios in Sevierville, TN, has announced the launch of his latest venture, Sound Biscuit Records. Maggard, who has a long history supporting bluegrass and acoustic artists with both studio engineering and live

  • Congratulations Nick and Hana!

    Nick Dumas and Hana Rass were married on July 27 at The Fiddler's Farm in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Nick is mandolinist with Special Consensus, and Hana is a two-time Wisconsin state fiddle champion. And yes, they met bluegrass cute. On Nick's

  • Jon Weisberger to Crossroads Music

    Jon Weisberger, who recently announced his departure after more than 15 years as bassist with Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, has now taken a position as an A&R with Crossroads Music in Arden, NC. He will share his expertise

  • Welcome June Reese!

    Margaret MacKay and Michael Reese are celebrating the birth of their first child. June Harriet Reese was born on July 16 at 1:14 p.m. in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. June made her entrance at 6.48 pounds. Bluegrass fans remember Mike and Maggie from