• Harold Mitchell passes

    Harold Michell, bluegrass and old-time music DJ, and MC at Galax Old Fiddlers Convention for many years, passed away on August 5, 2020. Born near Fries, Virginia, and raised in nearby Stevens Creek, he was 82 years old.  The radio first

  • One More from Shawn Lane

    Shawn Lane, mandolinist, vocalist, and songwriter with Blue Highway, has released a new single from his upcoming project, Shawn Lane: Family & Friends. The song is one he wrote with Ronnie Bowman, One More, which conveys a message many of us

  • 2020 IBMA Industry and Momentum Awards nominees

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has today announced the nominees for their 2020 Industry and Momentum Awards. Unlike the annual IBMA Bluegrass Awards, which are chosen by a ballot of the professional membership of the organization, these nominees are chosen

  • Old Time River Man video from Cameron Owens

    Lonesome Pine Records has released a music video for Cameron Owens, a talented multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who studied mandolin in the ETSU bluegrass department. Cameron has been playing bluegrass in western North Carolina for some time, including time as a member of

  • Steve Gulley diagnosed with cancer

    The bluegrass world had to endure some more sad news this past weekend, as Steve Gulley, popular singer, songwriter, bandleader, and radio host in east Tennessee, announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Steve shared his news with friends on

  • Kenny Ingram passes

    The bluegrass music world is in shock today at the news that lifelong banjo player Kenny Ingram died yesterday evening after suffering a massive stroke. He was 67 years of age. Kenny had spent his youth performing with two of the