• 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

  • Congratulations Jesse and Kristine!

    Jesse Brock, veteran bluegrass mandolinist and leader of Mainline Express, and Kristine Renee Tallent, were married on April 27. The wedding was held at the Walland United Methodist Church in Walland, TN. It was a small, intimate service, with only family and close

  • Frank Wakefield back home after hospital stay

    Mandolin virtuoso Frank Wakefield was hospitalized recently after being diagnosed with a combination of acute influenza and acute pneumonia. The lifelong bluegrass performer is approaching his 85th birthday in June. He was well enough to be discharged on Friday, April 26

  • Grand Ole Opry quilt from The Amazing Quilter

    Bluegrass greats Flatt & Scruggs, Bill Monroe, The Osborne Brothers, Jim & Jesse, Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Dailey & Vincent and many more bluegrass stars are making a special appearance. They, and other bluegrass and country acts, who

  • Eastman introduces new Double Top guitars

    Eastman Guitars is bringing a new innovation to their acoustic guitar line. They call it their Double Top Series of instruments, and it involves a unique hybrid material for the guitar tops. Many guitar aficionados will have read about various polymer