• Randy Barnes to Radio Ramblers

    Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers will welcome new bass player Randy Barnes into the band when they make a return visit to Nashville this Saturday to play the Grand Ole Opry and the Station Inn. Barnes is a bluegrass veteran

  • Eli Johnston to Quicksilver

    We got a note from Doyle Lawson this morning with some further news about his touring band, Quicksilver. “After about 4 years of playing guitar and then switching to bass, Corey Hensley has left the band to pursue other interests. Corey

  • Arrangements for Bobby Slone

    A quick update on the death of long-time fiddler and bass player Bobby Sloan, who died on August 12 from rectal cancer at 77 years of age. Knowing of the seriousness of his health, Bobby Slone had previously requested that at

  • Bobby Slone passes

    We have learned that fiddle and bass player Bobby Slone passed away yesterday (12 August). He was suffering with cancer and had been ill for some time. Slone is most famous for his part in the J.D. Crowe and the New

  • Jenny Brook’s Bluegrass University

    Beginner Classes for Adults – get the right start or review the fundamentals In Vermont’s Green Mountains, the Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival took place June 27-30 in the farming village of Tunbridge. Lest you think this is just some wide spot

  • Joey Jones to The Roys

    The Roys have welcomed Joey Jones into the band playing bass. Jones had worked this past few years with Cumberland River, but left recently to focus on his newly-formed booking and management agency, Rock House Entertainment. He tells us that Rock House

  • Dan Eubanks to Special C

    Special Consensus has announced a new member: Dan Eubanks has joined the band playing bass. Greg Cahill, Special C's founder, banjo player and fearless leader shared a few words about their latest hire. "Dan Eubanks is a great musician and a mighty

  • Randy Barnes to Marty Raybon

    Randy Barnes is the new bass player with Marty Raybon & Full Circle. He has been out with the band since April 28, and is also participating in the harmony singing. He joins Chris Wade on banjo, Zach Rambo on mandolin,

  • Coda Mountain Academy adds bluegrass

    Another successful infiltration for bluegrass music... We heard recently from Brandon Green, lecturer and band director in the ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music program, about a music camp in West Virginia where he teaches. It's called the Coda Mountain