• New Wildfire CD expected in September

    Rattle The Chains is the title of the newest Pinecastle release for Wildfire, with a release date set for September 20, 2005. At this point, there isn't much info available on either the Widfire or Pinecastle web sites, though we

  • Central Texas Bluegrass! Volume 2

    The Central Texas Bluegrass Association has released their second CD of tunes from member bands. There are 23 tracks on the disc presented by thirteen bands/artists who are featured on the project including the Austion Lounge Lizards and Adam Wright

  • Pinecastle releases Ultimate Pickin’ CD

    This new compilation CD is due for a September 6 release from Pinecastle Records. The 20 instrumental tracks were selected from the popular Bluegrass '96-'99 CD series produced by Scott Vestal, now out of print. These recordings featured contemporary interpretations

  • Trading fiddlers

    The annual fall rotation of band members continues, as this weekend marks the official start of fiddlers Mike Hartgrove with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Jesse Stockman with The Isaacs. Mike returns to Quicksilver almost two years to the day that

  • Pickin’ On David West

    After producing 60 Pickin' On CD projects for CMH Records, David West is featured on a compliation project for Fireheart Records, entitled Off The Rails. The newly released CD contains 14 instrumentals from the Pickin' On series which David performed

  • Del McCoury hires Alan Bartam on bass

    The Del McCoury Band has a new member. Del has hired bassist Alan Bartram to replace long time band member Mike Bub, who left the band two months ago. Here's the announcement that was made on Del's website: As of August

  • St. Louis Flatpick

    Bull Harman asked us to remind everyone about the St. Louis Flatpick Guitar Workshop Weekend. The event takes place March 10-12, 2006 in St. Louis, MO. Featured instructors include: Guitar Tim May Brad Davis Banjo Ned Luberecki John Lawless