• 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

  • Mike Lilly passes

    Mike Lilly, celebrated banjo player and singer from Ohio, died yesterday (2/12) in hospice care after going into renal failure a few days ago. He was 70 years of age. Mike had been a banjo picker since he was just a

  • Carley Arrowood to Mountain Home Music

    Mountain Home Music Company has announced the signing of fiddler and vocalist Carley Arrowood to the label. This talented young artist has spent the past five years touring and recording with Darin & Brooke Aldridge, and will be releasing her

  • Hey Man drops from Danny Barnes

    Danny Barnes, the unbridled and eclectic west coast banjo man, has a new album on the way. Like most of his recorded work, Man On Fire, features Barnes' highly original music, and takes his banjo and vocal escapades far beyond

  • Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to Billy Blue Records

    Billy Blue Records in Nashville has announced the signing of Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to the label. Bibey met with principals Jerry Salley and Ed Leonard during SPBGMA weekend, and toured the Billy Blue facilities, coming away with a confident belief

  • Modern Mandolin Workshop launches in November

    Round Window Institute, the non-profit outfit that produces the Banjo Summit in Colorado, has announced a new venture launching later this year. Modern Mandolin Workshop will run from November 5-7 at the Music District in Fort Collins, CO. Faculty will include

  • The Grascals push with Straighten The Curves

    Mountain Home Music Company has released the title track of their latest album for The Grascals as the new focus track to bluegrass radio. Straighten The Curves is a hard-driving, fast-moving grasser from Canadian songwriter Chris Coole, sung by Grascal John