• Kyle Dillow to Monroeville

    Monroeville has announced the addition of bassist Kyle Dillow to the group. A native Virginian, Kyle now lives in east Tennessee where the band is based. Bluegrass fans may have seen Dillow on stage previously with Cane Mill Road. It's been an

  • Monster Ride drops from The Wildmans

    We have waxed enthusiastic several times here about The Wildmans, a young group of string players taking old time music in a new direction. They are recently signed with Travianna Records, an imprint in the Mountain Fever Music Group, and

  • Mac Benford passes

    Mac Benford, celebrated old time banjo player, died on February 15 at age 79. He had been diagnosed with a stage 4 lung cancer three years ago. On noting his passing, his family expressed gratitude for having had this much additional

  • Chosen Road to Song Garden

    Song Garden Music Group has announced the signing of Chosen Road to the label. The popular, North Carolina-based Gospel/bluegrass act have been sharing their music and ministry all across the US, and around the globe. Song Garden, based in eastern

  • My Remedy from Missy Armstrong

    Over the past few years, Missy Armstrong, the Michigan bluegrass songbird, has become a favorite female vocalist for a good many people, including your humble correspondent. From her first recording with Detour, through her current solo efforts for Melton &

  • State of Arkansas from Mountain Bridge

    Mountain Bridge has released a new single this week, The State of Arkansas. The South Carolina Band specializes in contemporary/traditional bluegrass, often with an acoustic country vibe. But everything they do is filtered through their deep respect for the people

  • Andy Stinnett to Little Roy and Lizzy Show

    The Little Roy and Lizzy Show have added Andy Stinnett, a senior at East Tennessee State University, to their band. The 21-year-old multi-instrumentalist has played mandolin with Clay Hess, bass with the ETSU Pride Band, and is joining Little Roy