Melvin Goins on the mend

We are delighted to learn that Melvin Goins’ pacemaker surgery this past Monday went well, and that he is now resting at home, eager to get back out on stage in front of his many fans.

Anyone who would like to share kind words and well-wishes can do so via his online Guestbook, or by email (

He passed along a simple message on his web site:

“I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at the festivals and shows again.”

Great news!

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.