• Welcome Noah Buckner!

    Congratulations to Brandy and Jonathan Bucker on the birth of their first child! Noah Henry Buckner was born on June 21 at 1:44 a.m. at Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia. He weighed in at 8lbs 9oz, stretching out to 20.5''

  • Brandy Miller to Chosen Road

    Jonathan Bucker & Open Road have announced the addition of Brandy Miller to the band, playing banjo. Just 17 years old, Brandy is already an accomplished banjo player. She was chosen to participate in the IBMA Youth Bluegrass All-Stars in 2013,

  • Houstonfest 2013 photos

    Houstonfest is a small but growing festival now in its third year, dedicated to the memory and example of banjo prodigy Houston Caldwell, who died in a motorcycle accident at the age of 18. Caldwell dedicated his life to song

  • Brandy Miller and her new Huber banjo

    This has been an eventful year for young Brandy Miller. The 14 year old banjo picker's debut CD, BrandyGrass, was released in May, and in June, she ventured to Nashville to record for the next Daughters of Bluegrass project, Pickin' Like

  • 2012 Galax results

    The winners of the competitions at the 77th annual Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA have been announced. It's always fun to see who wins and places in the 21 vocal, instrumental and band categories at Galax, and we were especially

  • BrandyGrass from Brandy Miller

    North Carolina teen banjo phenom Brandy Miller, winner of numerous banjo contests and a new Daughter of Bluegrass, has released her very first project, BrandyGrass, Volume 1. Clinging to her deep traditional roots, she chose ten enduring bluegrass gems (seven of