• Roland White remembered – his life in music

    Roland and Clarence White/Roland White and Diane Bouska - photo by Nicole Christianson Pioneer, multi-instrumentalist and singer Roland White, primarily a mandolin player with a career spanning over six decades, passed away on April 1, 2022, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • Services on Wednesday for Roland White

    Funeral arrangements for Roland White, who passed away last week, have been finalized. There will be a visitation from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Spring Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery in Madison, Tennessee.  A Celebration of Life will be organized

  • Roland White passes

    One of the most cherished and beloved members of the bluegrass community is gone. Roland White, multi-instrumentalist and singer, has died today after having suffered a severe heart attack a week ago. He was 83 years of age. Growing up in

  • Bobby Atkins passes 

    Bobby Atkins, veteran banjo player and singerof roughly 60 years' experience playing bluegrass and country music, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at Gibson House Hospice Centre near Reidsville, North Carolina. He was 88 years old.  Bobby Lee Atkins was born

  • John ‘Buckwheat’ Green passes

    The world lost a great singer, musician, songwriter and entertainer last week with the passing of John 'Buckwheat' Green on March 17, 2022. Like every person, Buckwheat, or Buck as he was known by some, lived a life of normal pursuits

  • Dick Trump passes

    Pennsylvania has lost one of its beloved bluegrass figures as longtime performer and record company owner, Dick Trump, passed away on Monday, March 7. His son, Nick, assures us that his father passed peacefully of complications from a longtime illness at

  • Doug Eyink passes

    Doug Eyink, director of the Alternative Strings program in Centerville, OH, and a life long bluegrass banjo player, passed away on March 3 following an lengthy battle with colon cancer. He was 51 years of age. Doug served as the orchestra

  • Mac Martin passes

    The first-generation bluegrass lead singer, guitar picker, and band leader from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, William (Bill) Dermot "Mac Martin" Colleran passed away on Monday morning, February 28, 2022. He was 96 and would have been 97 on April 26th.  He built quite

  • Aidan McGale remembered

    Aidan McGale, a member of the country and bluegrass band, the Knotty Pine String Band, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. He was 66 years old.  McGale grew up a first cousin of the legendary Paul Brady in 'Sweet Omey

  • Jim Duty passes

    Jim Duty, longtime Ohio fiddler and founder of the Open Highway band, died on January 22. He was 66 years of age. Born James S. Duty, Jr, Jim was always especially drawn to bluegrass Gospel music, and wrote many new songs