• Claire Lynch on WFDU Friday morning

    Claire Lynch and her talented band will be the guests on Friday morning (3/23) with Carole Beaugard on Lonesome Pine RFD. The show airs from 10:00 a.m. until noon (eastern) on WFDU FM, broadcast from the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson

  • David Harvey bids farewell… for now

    Brance told us in early February that mandolinist Davide Harvey would be leaving his position with The Claire Lynch Band. Claire has just posted an open letter which David wrote to fans and friends of the band, to share the reasons

  • Jim & Missy hang it up

    In the midst of all the announcements of new bands and changing personnel that have been made this year, there is one that we have yet to mention. After 8 years, Jim Hurst and Missy Raines have decided to call

  • Claire Lynch auditioning mandolin players

    Claire Lynch is currently auditioning mandolin players to fill the role being vacated by longtime band member David Harvey. Harvey has been a member of the band for the last thee and half years and has contributed significantly to the

  • Claire Lynch haiku winners

    We posted early in January when Claire Lynch launched her January Bluegrass Haiku contest, with entry information. The judges have now carefully reviewed the many entries, and winning poems have been selected. Claire announced the winners in her monthly email

  • Claire Lynch to Europe

    Our friends at The European Bluegrass Blog have noted that Claire Lynch has scheduled a one-week European tour for the first week of May '07. She'll perform in Austria, Holland and Germany, and promoter Karl Heinz Siber indicates particular excitement about

  • Claire Lynch bluegrass haiku contest

    Claire Lynch is offering a free CD from her online store to whomever comes up with the best haiku with a bluegrass theme. The contest runs through January 22, and only one entry per person is allowed. In addition to

  • Bluegrass at Folk Alliance

    The 2007 International Folk Alliance Conference has invited two bluegrass acts to their official showcases, both female or female-fronted bands. The Claire Lynch Band and The Lovell Sisters will represent bluegrass music at the conference, held in Memphis, TN February 21-15,

  • 2007 Alaska Bluegrass Cruise

    The July 2007 Alaska Bluegrass Cruise looks to be a great event. The line up of artists participating this year by performing and teaching workshops is sure to make it a success. Blue Highway, The Claire Lynch Band, and The

  • New Bluegrass Music Profiles on the way

    The November/December issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles is in the mail, with Rhonda Vincent on the cover. Publishers Kevin and Lori Kerfoot tell us that this is their first Women In Bluegrass edition - an "all girls issue" - something