• Terry Baucom retiring from the road

    Terry Baucom, one of the most iconic and important banjo players of the past five decades, has announced his intention of retiring from active touring. He will make one last appearance this weekend with his band, The Dukes of Drive,

  • The Toolbox from Jason Barie

    Billy Blue Records has a new single from fiddlin' Jason Barie, also known on his recorded projects as The Ramblin' Fiddler. We see him mostly these days performing with Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, but Jason is a recording

  • Bob Mummert passes

    Bob Mummert, 69, drummer with Dailey & Vincent, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 26. The band shared this statement. "Today, our longtime friend and drummer, Bob Mummert, has passed. We are beyond shocked and devastated. At this time, we'd like to

  • Michael Keith passes

    A slightly different version of this obituary had appeared in the Key West, FL Keys News. John Michael Keith, of Sebring, Florida, died July 11, 2023, following heart surgery. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, he wrote a number of popular

  • Coming Home To You from Dalton Harper

    Skyline Records has a new single today for Dalton Harper, surely among the smoothest and most expressive young singers in bluegrass right now. Harper is also a first rate songwriter, who composed this latest release, Coming Home To You, about

  • Jerry Fretwell passes

    Popular Virginia bass player and retail operator Jerry Fretwell died on August 22. He was 79 year of age, and had been hospitalized at Augusta Health in Fishersville, VA. Born Jerald Ray Fretwell in Stuarts Draft, VA, he served in the

  • Willow – latest from Sister Sadie

    For the third single from their next Mountain Home Music album, Sister Sadie has chosen one written by country artist Ashley McBryde called Willow. It's a mighty lonesome number that plays with the concept of the weeping willow, and several other