• What Took You So Long? from Eddie Lightner

    Bluegrass mandolinist and songwriter Eddie Lightner has released a single from his upcoming album, The Notes of Life. It's one he wrote about the DelFest experience called What Took You So Long? Eddie tells us that DelFest, and the DelFest Academy

  • Harold Killian passes

    Mandolinist Harold Killian, 95, of Catawba, NC, passed away on January 12, 2024. Along with his brother, Tommy Killian, they formed the group The Catawba River Boys and performed together for many years. Harold always greatly enjoyed playing and singing

  • Let It Burn drops for Kristy Cox

    Billy Blue Records has a new single to start off the year for Kristy Cox, the title track from her upcoming album with the label, Let It Burn. It's a real barnburner of a track, written by her long-time producer Jerry

  • Jacob Metz to Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

    Oxford, Kansas native Jacob Metz has been named as the new reso-guitarist with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. A 2021 graduate of the Bluegrass, Old Time and Roots Music program at ETSU, Jacob had until recently been playing both banjo and

  • Just Let Me Know from The Grascals

    Mountain Home Music has selected Just Let Me Know, a new song by Darren Nicholson and Charles Humphrey, as the next single from their upcoming album with The Grascals. Long time Grascals banjo picker Kristin Scott Benson says that they jumped

  • Church Street Blues to be reissued in hi-def

    Craft Recordings has announced an April reissue of Tony Rice's Church Street Blues, the flatpick guitar maestro's only true solo project, originally released in 1983 by Sugar Hill Records. The album found Tony in fine voice, accompanying himself on guitar,

  • Audie Blaylock passes

    Audie Blaylock, life long bluegrass singer and bandleader, passed away unexpectedly earlier this week at his home in Auburn, IN. He was 61 years of age. His family reports that he was experiencing some health problems of late, and died from

  • Danny Milhon passes

    Popular Ohio/Michigan reso-guitarist and singer Danny Milhon passed away on October 28, 2023. He was 85 years of age. During the 1960s and '70s, Milhon recorded regularly with prominent artists like Hylo Brown, Les Moore, Raymond Fairchild, J.E. Mainer, Tater Tate,