• First Murphy Method mandolin camp in September

    Long known for their successful banjo instructional efforts, The Murphy Method has announced their first ever mandolin camp this year, set to run September 23-25 in Winchester, VA. The company is the brainchild of Murphy Henry, a banjo teacher who started

  • Newell Lodge 2015

    The weekend of October 10th saw the first Newell Lodge bluegrass festival promoted by Ernie and Debi Evans. They are now working with Harvin Carter and his family to promote festivals on this site in Folkston, GA. This first effort was very

  • Chris Henry talks I’m Gonna Wait on Jesus 

    Chris Henry has recently been extremely busy satisfying the demands of his many roles; freelance musician, engineer, producer, teacher and composer. Somehow he was able to focus on writing a number of songs to mark his grandmother’s 90th birthday. Sadly, Claryne

  • Making My Way To You from Chris Henry

    Chris Henry, Nashville multi-instrumentalist and man-about-town, has released a new solo project. Well, it's almost a solo project. He did play all the guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, and drums, wrote and sang all the songs, and engineered and produced it all

  • Formlessness Into Form part 1 now available

    The first part of Formlessness Into Form, Chris Henry's film on the creative process in the bluegrass world which we previewed last week, is now available online. It's an interesting, if a bit offbeat documentary investigation, consisting almost entirely of interviews with

  • Formlessness Into Form

    Anyone who follows trends in audio recording is aware of the explosion of home studios, and the resulting bloom in amateur to semi-pro engineers. Coupled with the relative ease in distributing music in the digital marketplace, there is a concomitant