• Darin & Brooke wow the fans on Country Cruise

    On last month's Country Music Cruise, sailing from Ft Lauderdale, FL, bluegrass and Gospel greats Darin & Brooke Aldridge not only won over the audience of country music fans, but also caught the attention of superstars The Oak Ridge Boys. They were the

  • IBMA Songwriters Workshop at Joe Val ’19

    Members of the IBMA Songwriters Committee will conduct a workshop next weekend during the 34th annual Joe Val Bluegrass Festival in Framingham, MA. Three members of the committee, Rick Lang, David Morris, and Dawn Kenney, will lead the workshop, which will will

  • Neal “Banjo Man” James passes

    Neal James, who appeared on several seasons of the Animal Planet reality program, The Call of the Wildman, passed away on February 1. He was only 55 years of age, and had been dealing with multiple cardiac issues. The show captured

  • Molly Rose Band says farewell

    The Molly Rose Band, based in south central Virginia near Danville, has announced that they will cease operations after a final concert on March 1. Formed by banjo player Lynwood Lunsford after he had left Big Country Bluegrass just over three

  • New look for The Bluegrass Brothers

    From the deep, rolling hills of southwestern Virginia come The Bluegrass Brothers, an arch traditional band with an affinity for the Stanley sound. The group was formed in 1989 by siblings, Victor and Robert Dowdy, hence the name. Robert has since

  • Carolina Blue to Roe Entertainment

    Carolina Blue is a band on the rise. The Brevard, NC-based quintet has been riding their original, traditional sound to the top of the bluegrass world this past year, supported by a strong Pinecastle single, Rusty Rails, and the recent