• Tim Stafford remembers Doc

    This remembrance of the great Doc Watson comes from Tim Stafford, guitarist with Blue Highway and co-author of Still Inside - The Tony Rice Story. Doc Watson set the mold for flatpicking, and it was pretty much an accident. But not

  • Andy Falco remembers Doc Watson

    This remembrance of the late Doc Watson comes from Andy Falco, guitarist with Infamous Stringdusters. How A Great Artist Can Change A Life:  Doc Watson, Rest In Peace My parents are music lovers, and music was and still is a big part

  • RIP Doc Watson

    The music world yet lost another legend this evening with the passing of guitar virtuoso Doc Watson, who was 89. The eight-time Grammy winner died shortly after 7:00 p.m. (EDT) at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC

  • Doug Dillard funeral and legacy fund

    Vicki Dillard, wife of the recently-departed banjo legend Doug Dillard, has shared a few words about her husband's funeral last week. Doug had passed away on May 16 following a number of health issues over the past year. Here is Vicki's brief

  • Doug Dillard funeral on Thursday

    Details have been announced for Doug Dillard's funeral arrangements. Visitation will be held on Wednesday afternoon (5/23) at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home in Nashville from 4:00-7:00 p.m. (CDT). The funeral is scheduled on Thursday at 1:00 p.m., also at Harpeth Hills. A

  • A Waltz For Earl from Tim Carter

    Nashville banjo picker Tim Carter has composed and recorded a lovely tribute to Earl Scruggs, using the uncommon form of a banjo waltz. The tune is titled A Waltz For Earl, and Tim has used it as a backdrop for this

  • Doug Dillard passes

    Another bluegrass legend is gone. Doug Dillard, 75, died Wednesday night after being rushed to a hospital in Nashville. Doug co-founded The Dillard's, whose first fame came on The Andy Griffith Show, where the band performed as The Darlings. Those TV

  • Farewell to The Colonel

    I hated to read on Bluegrass Today that the "Colonel," Everett Lilly, had passed away. Growing up amidst New England bluegrass as I did, we heard a lot about the Lilly Brothers, and I was fortunate enough to see them perform

  • Everett Lilly passes

    Bluegrass has lost another pioneer. Everett Lilly, who played with Flatt & Scruggs but is best known for joining his brother Bea, Tex Logan and Don Stover in the Lilly Brothers, died today, his son Everett announced in an email to