• Dennis Jones passes

    Bluegrass music lost one of its foremost champions Friday when former DJ Dennis Jones died at a hospital in Shelby, N.C., after fighting sepsis for days. He was 62. Dennis was the longtime host of Goin’ Across the Mountain on WNCW

  • Luke Thompson passes

    Luke Thompson, bluegrass musician, bandleader, instrument builder and MC, passed away on June 12, 2019, in a Zachary Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Zachary, Louisiana, where he had been for the past few months. He was 91 years old.  He was

  • Good ‘Cause I’m Gone drops for Backline

    Mountain Fever Records has released a new single, the first from their upcoming project with Backline from South Carolina. This young band is fairly new, working together only since 2016, but they have gained popularity very quickly based on the singing

  • Jerry Foran passes

    Jerry Foran, life-long bluegrass musician and band leader, died suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in Florida on June 7, 2019. He was 73 years of age, just missing his 74th birthday on June 23. Foran had started his bluegrass journey

  • IBMA announces 2019 Songwriter Showcase Artists

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced today the list of writers and songs that will be featured at their Songwriters Showcase during World Of Bluegrass 2019. Each year dozens of songwriters vie to have their new material performed at the

  • If The Kansas River Can from Rick Faris

    Dark Shadow Recording has released a second single today from their upcoming project with Rick Faris, Breaking In Lonesome. Rick is the guitarist with Special Consensus, the band he has toured with this past decade. He started on mandolin with Special