• Joshua Gooding to Alex Leach Band

    The Alex Leach Band has announced that Joshua Gooding has joined the group on mandolin. Joshua grew up in California as the son of Dave Gooding, himself a bluegrass musician and a member of the Board of Directors of the

  • Nate Burie to Special Consensus

    Following the recently announced departure of mandolinist Nick Dumas from Special Consensus, banjo player and band leader Greg Cahill has informed us that Nick's place will be taken by Nate Burie. Nate grew up performing with his family band, The Burie

  • Kody Norris receives hometown honor

    Kody Norris, creator and operator of The Kody Norris Show, was honored this week by a "Home Of" sign at the entrance to his hometown of Mountain City, Tennessee. Mayor Kevin Parsons and Kody were on hand for the official unveiling

  • Willard Cox passes

    Willard Cox, patriarch of The Cox Family who have performed bluegrass, acoustic country, and Gospel music together since 1972, has passed away. He was 82 years of age. From their home in northwestern Louisiana, Willard and his four children - Evelyn,

  • Danny Paisley to Pinecastle Records

    Pinecastle Records has announced the signing of traditional bluegrass hero, Danny Paisley, to the label. Danny and his road band, The Southern Grass, maintain a family history in bluegrass that goes back to Paisley's father, Bob. After touring for a time