• Welcome Cole McAvinue!

    Patrick McAvinue, fiddler and mandolinist for US Navy Band Country Current, and his wife, Jules, are celebrating the birth of their first child. William Coleman McAvinue was born on August 23 at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, MD. His arrival

  • Congratulations Jereme and Kayla!

    Kayla and Jereme Brown share a first dance as husband and wife (9/12/21) Jereme Brown, banjo player and vocalist with The Po' Ramblin' Boys, and Kayla Shelton, were married at 3:00 p.m. on September 12 in Shepherdsville, KY. Kayla tells us that

  • Welcome Boone Johnston!

    Eli Johnston, banjo player and vocalist with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and his wife, Keasley, have welcomed their second child into the world. Boone Wilder Johnston was born on September 5 at 11:30 p.m. at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, TN.

  • Congratulations Gavin and Monique!

    Gavin Stinson, bass player for Kenny Stinson & Perfect Tym'n, and Monique Vachon, former fiddler with The Vachon Family Band, were married this past weekend in east Tennessee. They were wed on August 26 at The Side Porch in Grey, TN and

  • Megan and Luke invite everyone to their wedding

    Logo design by Joshua Williams and Bree Fleming - photo by Amy Springer Talk about a bluegrass wedding! The upcoming nuptials between Megan Darby, Director of the bluegrass music program at Glenville State College in West Virginia, and Luke McKnight, grandson of

  • Welcome Titus Burke!

    That's right folks... Rhonda Vincent is officially a grandma! Tensel Burke, Rhonda's daughter, and her husband, Brent, who played reso-guitar with Rhonda & The Rage for eight years, have welcomed their first child. Titus Burke was born in Nashville on April 17

  • Herschel Sizemore’s 85th birthday party

    Herschel Sizemore reacting to his 85th surprise birthday party, and kicking off the jam - photo by Garrett Carter This past weekend, a group of family, friends, and admirers gathered up on Bent Mountain in southwestern Virginia to celebrate the 85th