• Russell Easter passes

    Prolific songwriter, musician, performer, and man of strong faith, Russell Easter, 90, eldest of the Easter Brothers, died on Tuesday, September 29. Easter passed away at Central Continuing Care in Mt. Airy, North Carolina. Born on April 22, 1930 to the late

  • Jeff Parker and Colin Ray to disband

    It was only this past December that we announced that bluegrass veteran Jeff Parker had brought his young guitarist and vocalist, Colin Ray, in as a partner in the band they were promoting. The group had appeared as a showcase

  • William E. ‘Bill’ McEuen passes

    William E McEuen, known widely as Bill, has passed at 79 years of age. He died on Thursday, September 24, with the news shared by his brother, prolific multi-instrumentalist and award winning artist, John McEuen. Bill had been involved in John's

  • October Fall from Alex Leach Band

    Mountain Home Music has another single release today from their upcoming debut project for The Alex Leach Band. Bluegrass fans have known Alex from his several years playing banjo and singing tenor with Ralph Stanley II, and from his own solo recordings.

  • Margaret ‘Bonnie Lou’ Moore passes

    Margaret Louise Bell Moore, better known to television audiences in the 1960s as Bonnie Lou Moore, died on September 21. She was 93 years of age. Together with her husband, Hubert, they performed as Bonnie Lou & Buster Moore, finding a

  • Track Premiere: Ready to Go from Jordan Tice

    Guitarist Jordan Tice also has a new album releasing this week, Motivational Speakeasy, which comes as something of a departure from his earlier efforts. Growing up in a Maryland bluegrass family, his earliest training was as a grasser, and his

  • My Last Love Letter from Rob Slusser

    Independent bluegrass artist Rob Slusser has an EP of familiar standards and his original music, recorded with several of his pickin' buddies in western Virginia. He calls the project Drifting, with himself on banjo, Caleb Cox on guitar, Jonathan Dillon on