• Classical Masterpieces for Banjo from Mel Bay

    Mel Bay Publications in Missouri has released a new ebook that should be of interest to serious banjo players and students. Classical Masterpieces for Banjo offers excerpts of eight major classical works, and transcribes them for banjo in tablature. It's not

  • Jacob Flick to Nothin’ Fancy

    Nothin' Fancy has officially announced their newest member, Jacob Flick, who has joined the band on banjo. He steps in for founding member, Mitchell Davis, who had been with the group since they launched in 1994 to enter a band

  • Lincoln Hensley to The Price Sisters

    Bluegrass fans are quite accustomed to seeing young performers on stage. There's a special thrill that comes from watching artists at the early stage of their careers providing the sort of musical entertainment you expect from seasoned professionals. And so it

  • Deering introduces Goodtime Blackgrass

    Deering Banjos has introduced a new model, the latest in their growing line of Goodtime banjos. The Goodtimes were specially designed some years ago to allow the company to offer an American-made student instrument at a price attractive to new pickers.

  • Timmy Mills passes

    The close knit community of bluegrass lovers in southwestern Virginia are devastated today after learning that Timmy Mills died on Sunday after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 52 years of age when he passed. Timmy was among the most

  • Billy Wheeler passes

    Billy Wheeler, a very active banjo player in northern Virginia since the 1970s, died at his home on December 20. He was 62 years of age. Born Jospeh William Wheeler III, Billy seemed able to play most any stringed instrument he