• Charles Osgood was a banjo player too

    If you've followed any news today you've probably seen or heard that veteran CBS television broadcaster Charles Osgood died yesterday at 91 years of age. The effusive praise being shared in response is thoroughly deserved, as Osgood was a welcome

  • Happy Birthday Earl Scruggs!

    As most serious banjo fans, tomorrow, January 6, is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Earl Scruggs, born in 1924 in Cleveland County, NC. He lived another 88 years, along the way turning the five string banjo into a

  • Saying ‘See you later’ to Terry Baucom

    Wayne Winkle, Joe Hannabach, Clint Coker, Mike Hartgrove, Alan Bibey, Kevin Baucom, Jamie Dailey, and Darin Vincent, pallbearers and speakers at Terry Baucom's graveside service (12/13/23) - photo by Sandy Hatley Wednesday afternoon, the Duke of Drive, Terry Baucom, was laid

  • Terry Baucom’s funeral arrangements

    Funeral arrangements have been announced for Terry Baucom, who passed away on December 7. The family will sit for visitation from noon until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, at the Reeves Theater in Elkin, NC, with funeral services to follow.

  • Gordon Lightfoot remembered  

    Legendary Canadian folk music star Gordon Lightfoot passed away at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto on Monday evening, May 1, 2023. Age 84, he died of natural causes. The singer-songwriter's most enduring works include If You Could Read My Mind, Sundown, Carefree

  • Ron Spears services announced

    Details of the services for all-round bluegrass entertainer Ronald Gary Spears, who passed away on March 22, 2023, aged 69, have been announced.  A memorial service will be held at the Hale Centre Theatre in Sandy, UT on Friday, April 14,

  • Bil VornDick’s Celebration of Life

    Music Row veteran, William Thomas 'Bil VornDick, 72, was remembered in a special ceremony at Ocean Way Studio in Nashville on Tuesday evening, September 20. The audio engineer/producer to the stars passed away July 5, just five days following a