• The Place That I Call Home from Circus No. 9

    Bonfire Music Group is trumpeting the imminent release of their self-titled project for Circus No. 9 with a bluegrass single, The Place That I Call Home. The song was written by mandolinist and vocalist Thomas Cassell with Jon Weisberger, and the lyrics

  • Circus No. 9 to Bonfire Records

    Bonfire Music Group, a division of Pinecastle Records, has announced the signing of progressive string band and alt-bluegrass outfit Circus No. 9 to the label. Playing now as a trio, the group includes Thomas Cassell on mandolin, Vince Ilagan on bass,

  • Circus No. 9 rocks downtown Roanoke

    Last Friday the young jamgrass quartet, Circus No. 9, spun into Roanoke, VA for a show at a small downtown venue. Since they had kindly invited me out to see them, I took them up on the offer, and thoroughly

  • Ben Garnett to Circus No. 9

    Circus No. 9, a remarkable young group of progressive grassers from Nashville, has announced that Ben Garnett will be their full-time guitarist going forward. Though they have consistently worked as a quartet, the band had only three regular members through most