• Shelby Eicher’s Cavalcade of Talent

    Shelby Eicher at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame (March 2018) - photo by Sandi Cooksey Last Wednesday night was no different than any other Eicher Wednesday at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. Shelby Eicher always has tons of talent,

  • OIBF Celebrates 21st year in Guthrie

    Byron Berline Band at the 2017 Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival - photo by Pamm Tucker As I drive down the brick-paved streets of the quaint, little Victorian city of Guthrie, OK, the town appears to be very quiet. But from October

  • Flying Fingers – Byron Berline Band

    Byron Berline fans will find much to love about Flyin’ Fingers, his latest double CD (44 tracks). This outstanding collection of all original tunes, written and produced by Byron Berline at The Double Stop Fiddle Shop in Guthrie, OK, was

  • Rattle Dem Bones – Barry Patton

    This profile on Barry "Bones" Patton is a contribution from Pamm Tucker, Entertainment Editor with Americana Media Group. Rhythm bones (in some form) date back to early civilization. They have been excavated in Mesopotamian graves (3000 BC), depicted on Egyptian reliefs

  • Artist2Artist: Byron Berline – Fence Jumper

    In the pursuit of creativity, a true artist relies on a counter-intuitive vision to see and develop opportunities that others miss. Yes… counter-intuitive. They travel to where others won’t, and they believe in who they are and what it is

  • OIBF 2013 in Guthrie

    Guthrie, Oklahoma’s 17th annual International Bluegrass Festival (OIBF) brought together music fans from across the United States to hear performers from around the world. Kathy Mattea, whose last record recalls her West Virginia roots, closed out the three-day festival on