• Billy & Terry Smith reunion at Camp Springs

    The iconic Camp Springs Labor Day Bluegrass Festival, site of the first bluegrass festival held in North Carolina in 1969, returns to Bluegrass Park near Reidsville, September 1-3. The three-day festival includes some heavy hitters such as Larry Sparks, Junior Sisk,

  • Introducing the Tennessee Plow Cleaners

    Bluegrass songwriter, Billy Smith, has formed a new band, the Tennessee Plow Cleaners. The Nashville-based ensemble consists of David Talbot on banjo, Shad Cobb on fiddle, Smith on guitar, and his wife, Marilyn, on upright bass. Ironically, none of the

  • Junior Sisk: no more Bicycle Chain

    Junior Sisk has asked us to share this statement about his decision to stop including one of the songs from his current album, Old Bicycle Chain, in his live show. The song is a tongue-in-cheek farce written by Billy Smith