• Where I Came From – Nothin’ Fancy

    Nothin’ Fancy leans heavily on band originals for Where I Came From, their latest project for Mountain Fever Records. With six songs from mandolin player Mike Andes, and two from guitarist Caleb Cox alongside a few covers from artists like

  • Playing Hard To Forget – ClayBank

    One thing for sure looking back on this year is that 2016 has been a banner year for ClayBank. The western North Carolina-based band has gone from dominating at band competitions in the early part of the year to their

  • East Tennessee Sunrise – Stuart Wyrick

    It’s somewhat rare for a banjo player to release a solo album that’s not mostly instrumental, or at least packed full of classic banjo-heavy numbers. Stuart Wyrick, current banjo player for Flashback and formerly of Brand New Strings and Dale

  • Bells Of Home – Circa Blue

    Every year, National Media Services, a studio and disc replication company in northern Virginia, chooses one of its clients to record a Christmas album in-house. It’s a pretty sweet deal, with the opportunity for media attention on both sides of

  • Saturday at Christmas in the Smokies ’17

    Saturday at Christmas in the Smokies opened with several instrument workshops. Tommy Long and Morgan Moore led one for guitars. Ben Greene led one for banjo. Stanley Efaw led the fiddle workshop. Mark Templeton and Pocket Change led off the day

  • Friday at Christmas in the Smokies ’17

    Friday at Christmas in the Smokies combined young bluegrass musicians and a legend in the music. The day opened with Salt and Light, the Moore Family Band. The siblings range from twenty one years of age down to eleven. They

  • Thursday at Christmas in the Smokies

    Lorraine Jordan opened Thursday at Christmas in the Smokies as the MC. She and Tim White have been sharing the duties. Lorraine’s father, Royce, is usually the emcee, but is home with a case of pneumonia. We all need to

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