• David Deese passes

    Clonnie ‘David’ Deese, Jr. one time Blue Grass Boy and more recently part of the WBT Briarhoppers, passed away on Sunday, March 13 at the Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, North Carolina. He was 69 and had been hospitalized

  • Trent Moody to The Briarhoppers

    Just two weeks after announcing that Alana Flowers had joined them on banjo, the WBT Briarhoppers now tells us that Trent Moody has officially joined the band on guitar. Trent is the son of fellow Briarhopper Dwight Moody, who plays fiddle

  • Alana Flowers and the Briarhoppers

    Dwight Moody and Tom Warlick have announced that Alana Flowers will join them as a member of the WBT Briarhoppers. The band has been active since 1934, when they were formed to help promote a show on WBT radio in Charlotte,

  • Briarhoppers book now available

    Back in the spring, we posted about a new book on the history of the WBT Briarhoppers. The book, The WBT Briarhoppers - Eight Decades of a Bluegrass Band Made for Radio, by Tom and Lucy Warlick, has been released by