• Bradly Parsons to Chosen Road

    Hard working bluegrass gospel group Chosen Road has announced a change in personnel. Josh Hicks, their banjo player for the past three years, is leaving the band to travel with his wife to South Korea to serve as missionaries. Guitarist and band

  • Missy Raines & Allegheny in Durham, NC

    Missy Raines at Magnetic Sound Studios (2/21/24) - photo © Becky Johnson Becky Johnson, the original Mrs. Bluegrass, shared these photos from the visit from Missy Raines & Allegheny on February 21 to Magnetic Sound Studios in Durham, NC. The band

  • Great American Vintage BassFest at SPBGMA 2024

    This report is a contribution from Alan Tompkins with the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation in Dallas, TX. It originally appeared on their web site. The Bluegrass Heritage Foundation was proud to help facilitate a friendly, educational gathering for players and collectors of

  • Bailey Moore to Kevin Prater Band

    The Kevin Prater Band has announced Bailey Moore as their newest member, joining the group on bass. At only 19 years of age, Bailey brings a surprising amount of experience to his new role, along with a serious bluegrass pedigree. A

  • Buddy McNeill passes

    James "Buddy" McNeill, 88, upright bass player, passed away on October 22. The Seagrove, NC native had performed in numerous area bluegrass bands over the past 40 years (1980-2020). Many musicians start playing an instrument in their youth, but Buddy didn't take