• The Old Country Church from Mike Scott

    Rural Rhythm Christian is preparing tomorrow's release for The Old Country Church, their second project for banjo player and vocalist Mike Scott. Unlike his previous album of Gospel music, 2011's Take Me Lord and Use Me, this new one is all instrumental,

  • Rob McCoury – 5 String Flamethrower

    For a good many banjo players, calling yourself a 5 string flamethrower might seem a bit pretentious. But for Rob McCoury, who's been peeling paint with his banjo in The Del McCoury Band for the past 27 years, it's an

  • Let’s all pitch in for Eddie Adcock

    Those of us who are devoted fans or part time/amateur pickers see the world of a touring bluegrass artist as a glamorous life. Riding around on a nice bus, getting to play before adoring crowds, making the big money... Some of that

  • Russ Carson gets the nod

    When we reported in March that Russ Carson had been picked as the new banjo picker with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, we noted that he officially was coming on board on a 90 day trial basis. Those of us well familiar

  • Once Upon A Time In Appalachia

    Ryan Cavanaugh has released the latest single in his Back Country series of modern banjo compositions. Like the others so far, Once Upon A Time In Appalachia was recorded with Bill Evans on saxophone, Mark Egan on bass, Tyson Rogers on keyboard, and

  • Bluegrass Heritage sends a kid to camp

    Young Liam Purcell was the recipient of a music scholarship from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation's Play It Forward program, allowing him to attend the Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy during last weekend's Five String Fest in North Carolina. Liam lives in nearby Deep

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