• Congratulations Patrick and Jules!

    On May 25, Patrick McAvinue and Jules Spier were married in Hendersonville, TN. Patrick is the fiddler with Dailey & Vincent, and with Charm City Junction. The wedding was held outdoors, along the Cumberland River, and the couple was graced with

  • Tulsa Strings – a home for fiddles in Oklahoma

    The story begins in Red Wing, MN at Minnesota State College Southeast, a technical and community college, an educational institution where students learn about wood, tools, trees, and basic principles and techniques of violin repair. Holding the honor of being

  • Josh Trivett outruns the Reaper

    Josh Trivett has become a familiar figure in bluegrass music this past few years. His agency, Moonstruck Management, handles the careers of heavy hitters, like Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, The Cleverlys, Balsam Range and several

  • Welcome Bo McKinnon!

    Keith McKinnon, banjo player with Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, and his wife, Whitney, are celebrating the birth of a daughter, Bo Harper McKinnon. She was born May 13, weighing in at 7lbs 5oz and 21 inches long. We are told that

  • Congratulations Tom and Barb!

    Tom Gray, former bass player with The Country Gentlemen, Seldom Scene, and many other DC-based bluegrass groups, was married to Barbara Elizabeth Diederich on Saturday May 11 at the Palisades Community Church in Washington, DC. Of course there was music, as Tom sang

  • Sam Bush accepts honorary doctorate at WKU

    Sam Bush received another of many career achievements on Saturday in Bowling Green, Kentucky, when he accepted an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Western Kentucky University during their spring commencement ceremony. In a brief acceptance speech, Bush spoke of growing