• Raymond Fairchild passes

    Raymond Fairchild, noted banjo player, entertainer, and western North Carolina icon, died yesterday following a heart attack. He was 80 years of age. Fairchild was born and lived most of his life in and around Cherokee, NC, and is himself half-Cherokee

  • ETSU adds prominent grassers to their faculty

    The Department of Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Studies at East Tennessee State University has announced the addition of two new faculty members familiar to the bluegrass and old time community. Jon Weisberger will come on board as an adjunct, serving

  • Announcing the Dara Denman Agency

    Dara Denman has announced the formation of her new agency, which will represent bluegrass artists. There can be no doubt that Dara knows bluegrass. She grew up in a bluegrass household - her dad was an early guitar and mandolin picker

  • Darin & Brooke Aldridge to Morris and Auerbach

    Bluegrass lovebirds Darin & Brooke Aldridge have signed jointly with Morris Public Relations and Alison Auerbach Public Relations in Nashville for publicity and artist development services. The two companies have worked together in this way for nearly 25 years, providing their expertise

  • Pat Murphy passes

    The bluegrass scene along the US gulf coast lost one of their biggest champions last week when Pat Murphy died at his home in Mobile, AL. He was 67 years of age, and passed after an exhaustive battle with a

  • Justin Moses to Mountain Fever Records

    Mountain Fever Records in Willis, VA has announced the signing of Justin Moses, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, known for his work with Blue Moon Rising, The Dan Tyminski Band, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, and Blue Highway. He currently tours both