• Hagar Nelson hospitalized in Wisconsin

    David Hagar Nelson with George Jones in 2010 If you spend much time at bluegrass festivals, you know that some of the most colorful characters you'll meet aren't always on stage. One such is Hagar Nelson of Wisconsin, known far and wide

  • Raymond Fairchild health update

    Here is an update from Raymond Fairchild's family concerning his health status. He remains hospitalized following an accident on August 20. While cutting his grass, the banjo legend lost control on a hillside, and his riding mower overturned and came

  • Welcome Carter Harrigill!

    Kelsi and Paul Harrigill, the husband and wife portion of Flatt Lonesome's family dynamic, welcomed their first child into the world today. Carter Allen Harrigill was born this morning in Nashville. He came in at 7:17 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, and

  • Beard introduces Josh Swift model reso-guitar

    Beard Guitars in Maryland has introduced its latest signature model, for Josh Swift, reso-guitarist with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. And yes... it's a purple guitar. Josh designed the Josh Swift Signature model with Paul Beard and, over the course of three

  • Raymond Fairchild transfered to ICU

    Raymond Fairchild's family has posted an update on his medical condition following last week's accident, where he was injured when his lawn mower turned over on a hillside while he was riding it. He was transferred on Thursday night to the

  • Bill Clifton health update

    On June 1, (2017), we reported that Bill Clifton had been hospitalized for abdominal surgery. His recovery and subsequent release to return home was short-lived, as by June 10 he had to return to hospital, due to problems with his heart-rate.

  • Tommy Long continues to improve

    We just received this very encouraging report from Tommy Long, guitarist and vocalist with Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, about his progress healing from treatment for throat cancer. He has been on a medical leave of absence from the band