• Hudson Bosworth to Cane Mill Road

    Cane Mill Road has announced the addition of Hudson Bosworth to the band on bass. He steps in for Eliot Smith, who has left to attend luthiery school in Boston. Bosworth is currently a student in the bluegrass music program at East

  • Daniel Hardin back to Becky Buller Band

    If it's still January, we must not be finished with all the comings and goings of bluegrass band members that regularly occurs this time of year. Today's announcement is a happy one for members of The Becky Buller Band, who welcome

  • Doug Campbell passes

    Outstanding, veteran upright and electric bass player Doug Campbell, most recently a member of Ray Edwards & Hard Rock Mountain, passed away on December 22, 2018. He was 62 years old and had been performing in bluegrass bands since he was

  • Free monthly online jam with JamAlong.org

    Those of us bluegrass veterans who have been playing since the 1960s or '70s are given to occasional wonder at the many innovations that have occurred in instructional technology since we learned to play bluegrass. While a few may grouse

  • Wes Rineer passes 

    Band photo, on right: Wes Rineer, Joe Ed King, Ted Lundy, and Bob Paisley Wes Rineer, a five-string bass player, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Florida. He was 79

  • Barrett Smith to Steep Canyon Rangers

    Just over a month after announcing the departure of founding member and bass player Charles Humphrey III, The Steep Canyon Rangers have a new bass man in hand. And they didn't have to look far to find him. Barrett Smith is a

  • Jeff Morris to Molly Rose Band

    The Molly Rose Band, based in southwestern Virginia, has announced the addition of bass player Jeff Morris to the group. Jeff will also sing the bass parts in quartet numbers. Morris comes to the band after spending many years performing in