• Clyde Franklin remembered

    Clyde Franklin, former proprietor of The Bluegrass Center in Asheville, NC,  passed away on April 15, 2019, at home in Johnson City, Tennessee, after a long illness. He was 80 years old.  Clyde Ray Franklin, Jr. was born in Somers, New

  • LakeSide to Morning Glory Music

    Morning Glory Music is wasting no time signing new artists since being announced as a new bluegrass Gospel imprint in the Mountain Fever Records Group family. Last month they signed King James Boys as their first artists, and have today revealed

  • Goodbye Mountain Faith – hello Summer & Bray

    Summer Brooke & The Mountain Faith Band, originally known simply as Mountain Faith, is rebranding yet again. Without changing their musical direction, this contemporary bluegrass, Gospel, and acoustic country group will henceforth be known as Summer & Bray. The name change

  • John Starling passes

    John Starling, one of the smoothest voices in bluegrass and a founding member of the Seldom Scene, died Thursday night in Fredericksburg, VA. The Grammy winner and member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame was 79. Starling was the last surviving

  • Al Shusterman passes

    Al Shusterman, a longtime presence in the California bluegrass scene, died April 24 after a fall at his home. He was 75. Shusterman spent more than three decades as a DJ, and was still working for KUBU in the Sacramento area

  • Larry Carter passes

    Larry Carter, one of east Tennessee's most popular bluegrass personalities, died yesterday from a sudden and massive heart attack. He was 62 years of age. His close friend Steve Gulley tells us that Larry had complained of some occasional chest pain