• New look for Dale Ann Bradley Band

    Of course, since Michael Cleveland, Jesse Brock and Pete Kelly have left Dale Ann Bradley's band to work with Flamekeeper, one immediately wonders who will be working on Dale Ann's shows. I had a chance to speak with Vicki Simmons

  • Pine Mountain Railroad hits the charts

    Officially released on March 21, 2006, Heartache & Hope, the newest record from Pine Mountain Railroad, has already fulfilled the hope the band had in the project. Beyond the Rain, the gospel tune written by Mark "Brink" Brinkman, has charted at

  • New Lewis Family CD in May

    The next release from bluegrass gospel heavyweights, The Lewis Family, is expected to be delivered in time for their annual festival, held the first weekend in May. The CD, Flying High, will also be the subject of an upcoming edition

  • Wayne Scott’s debut release

    Another CD we should have included in Brance's New CDs post yesterday is the debut recording from Wayne Scott, This Weary Way. Wayne is the father of noted songwriter, Darrell Scott, who has made it a personal project to see

  • Some more bluegrass on MySpace

    We've been running updates every so often with news about bluegrass bands and artists who are developing a presence on MySpace.com, the network of "friends" which has become a particularly hot property, and an occasionally controversial, Internet destination. You can

  • New CD releases

    Here's a weekend post featuring several new CD releases. My Rememberance Of You - Diana Jones Offering her listeners a rare gift of original songs with uncommon depth and beauty infused with time-honored values of traditional American Music, Diana Jones has been

  • April online magazine for new banjo pickers

    We have posted many times about the online magazine, Silver Strings, published monthly by Angie Sumpter for new pickers getting started on banjo later in life. Angie puts herself in that category, and started the magazine after meeting other folks

  • Becky Buller on Songwriter Chat

    The guest for tonight's Song Writer Chat at Bluegrass Guide's web site will be Becky Buller. The chat starts at 8:00 p.m. and instructions to log in can be found on their web site. Becky currently is the fiddler with Valerie