• Jeromie Stephens’ images from Camp Springs

    Sammy Shelor grabs a selfie with Bobby Osborne at Camp Springs 2021 - photo by Jeromie Stephens We were fortunate to have photographer Jeromie Stephens at last weekend's Camp Springs Bluegrass Festival, where he not only documented many of the stage shows,

  • Mark Varner passes

    Mark Varner - photo by Snap Jackson/Mark with his son, Marty Mark Varner, prominent California bluegrass musician and active volunteer with state bluegrass associations, died unexpectedly in his sleep on September 4. He was at his long-awaited retirement home in Dangriga,

  • Camp Springs Bluegrass Festival 2021

    Doyle Lawson at the 2021 Camp Springs Bluegrass Festival - photo by Gary Hatley Whether it was the night chill from pre-autumn temperatures or goose bumps from watching a historic movie on the very spot where it was filmed, Friday night

  • Becky Buller makes her Grand Ole Opry debut

    Becky Buller debuts on the Grand Ole Opry (9/3/21) - photo by Shelly Swanger Becky Buller, and her trusty Becky Buller Band, made their first appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on Friday, September 3. They played three songs from her current

  • Banjo NewsLetter suspends publication

    Following closely on the death of Spencer Nitchie, his brother and business partner, Donald, has announced that Banjo NewsLetter, the print periodical for banjo players, will suspend publication following the current September issue. Donald and Spencer took over the magazine when

  • Final shots from Gettysburg, Summer 2021

    Sideline at the Summer 2021 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - photo by Frank Baker Here are Frank Baker's last set of photographs from the Summer 2021 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. As always, we thank him for sharing them with our readers. This weekend he

  • Bob Everhart passes

    Robert Phillip 'Bob' Everhart, multi-instrumentalist, singer, entertainer, old-time country, bluegrass, and folk artist, passed away during the evening of August 20, 2021, due to heart complications. He was 85 years of age. Bob Everhart, founder and president of the National Traditional Country