• Down In The Wildwood from Steve Thomas

    Steve Thomas has been part of the bluegrass scene in Nashville for quite some time, working on mandolin and fiddle with top artists like Del McCoury, The Osborne Brothers, and The Whites. He has also earned his stripes in the

  • Lily Dale drops from Junior Sisk

    2019 has been a busy year for Junior Sisk. After squashing rumors that he's retiring (he's not), Sisk hit the road with a new band, and a renewed determination to keep alive the traditional mountain sound of the bluegrass music that

  • Eli Johnston to Merle Monroe

    Eli Johnston with Quicksilver at SamJam 2018 - photo by Jennifer Buckler Merle Monroe has announced that Eli Johnston has joined their touring band on bass and harmony vocals. Eli's is a familiar face in the bluegrass world from his recent five

  • Church Sisters go their separate ways

    The Church Sisters - Sarah & Savannah Church Over the past decade, one of the most exciting singing groups in bluegrass and traditional country music have been The Church Sisters, Savanah and Sarah. From the time they were young teens in

  • Jim Brock passes

    Noted bluegrass fiddler Jim Brock passed away on October 16, 2019, at Aliceville Manor Nursing Home, Aliceville, Alabama. He was 85 years old.  James Earl ‘Jim’ Brock Sr. was born on August 5, 1934, in Lamar County, Alabama, an area with

  • Helen White passes

    Helen White, founder of Junior Appalachian Musicians, died on October 14. She was 69 years of age, and passed away at home after suffering a heart attack. Born in Washington, DC, Helen traveled widely before settling in western North Carolina after