• New Claire Lynch CD in the fall

    Claire Lynch fans have something to look forward to later this year. Rounder will be releasing a new project featuring ten tracks from previous Lynch albums, along with four newly re-recorded songs. It will be titled Crowd Favorites - a

  • Jason Thomas with Claire Lynch

    Jason Thomas has joined The Claire Lynch Band, assuming the position on mandolin, fiddle and vocals recently vacated by David Harvey. He is a multinational award winner, having taken the top place in the Canadian Open Mandolin Championship and the

  • Claire Lynch on BluegrassCountry.org

    BluegrassCountry.org is featuring a live concert performance by the Claire Lynch Band in their Special Programming segment from now until the end of May. The show was recorded last month in DC, and marked the final appearance of long-time mandolinist

  • 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