• Bé Holdtman passes

    This remembrance of a prominent figure in the Dutch bluegrass community is a contribution from Pieter Groenveld. Bé Holdtman: 1943 – 2012 I’m very sorry to report that one of the most productive bluegrass concert organizers in Holland, Bé Holdtman passed away on

  • Charlie Louvin immortalized in film

    Charlie Louvin —Still Rattlin' The Devil's Cage is the title of a new documentary film released in December 2011. A part of the legendary Louvin Brothers duet with his brother Ira, Charlie lost his battle with cancer last year, but not before

  • Charlie Louvin retrospective

    Charlie Louvin RIP: July 7, 1927 - January 26, 2011 Charlie Louvin, a star of the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years, died early on Wednesday morning (1/26) at his home in Wartrace, about 50 miles southeast of Nashville,

  • Charlie Louvin remembered

    Richard Thompson collected some thoughts about the passing of Charlie Louvin from some of the artists on whom he has left an impact. Bobby Osborne has many memories of Charlie Louvin and his brother Ira over the years…. “There have been some

  • Charlie Louvin RIP

    The Tennessean is reporting that traditional country music icon Charlie Louvin passed away this morning at his home. He was 83 years old. We will have a proper remembrance up shortly for this seminal songwriter and performer whose influence touched bluegrass

  • Charlie Louvin benefit nets $20K

    The October 30 benefit concert for Charlie Louvin we told you about last month turned out to be a great success. Charlie, the surviving half of the legendary Louvin Brothers duet, is suffering from pancreatic cancer and is overwhelmed by

  • Charlie Louvin benefit in Bell Buckle

    A benefit concert has been scheduled for October 30 to help defray medical expenses for Charlie Louvin, who is being treated for pancreatic cancer. Charlie is, of course, half of the legendary Louvin Brothers who had a string of hits in

  • Charlie Louvin in American Spectator

    The political magazine, American Spectator, ran a special report yesterday on their website featuring an interview and story about Charlie Louvin. The story is a nice length and includes a lot of first hand comments directly from Charlie. The history of