• Merle Monroe signs with Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has announced the signing of a new bluegrass act, Merle Monroe, consisting of a pair of veterans coming together to share the particular kind of music they love best. The two principals are Tim Raybon, long time grasser and

  • Welcome Finn Grindstaff

    We heard this morning from Tennessee banjo picker Daniel Grindstaff, who has worked of late with Marty Raybon and Bobby Osborne. He shared some happy news from he and his wife, Kristen. "Daniel Finn Grindstaff arrived June 14th, right on his due

  • New lineup with Marty Raybon

    Marty Raybon shared some info about the latest lineup of his touring bluegrass band. In addition to bringing on temps to play banjo while Chis Wade is undergoing cancer treatment, Marty has hired Jason Leek on bass and Tim Laughlin

  • Daniel Grindstaff leaving Marty Raybon

    We heard this morning from Daniel Grindstaff, banjo player with Marty Raybon. “After four years as a full time member, I will be stepping down from my position with Marty Raybon & Full Circle. I have worked a lengthy notice to

  • New single from Marty and Del

    Marty Raybon is set to release a single from his upcoming compilation release, Pick Of The Litter: A Collection of Fan Favorites. This will be all bluegrass/acoustic project combining selections from a number of Marty's previous releases, plus a couple

  • Marty Raybon & Full Circle

    The new bluegrass/acoustic CD from Marty Raybon, This That & The Other, is now available. It was recorded with his band, Full Circle, which features Daniel Grindstaff on banjo and guitar, Chris Davis on fiddle and mandolin, Glen Gibson on resophonic

  • Rocky Top anniversary at The Ryman

    We received a note yesterday from Daniel Grindstaff, banjo player with Marty Raybon. He had a very special opportunity come his way just after Christmas and wanted to share the story with everyone here on Bluegrass Today. Bobby Osborne was scheduled

  • Marty Raybon – This, That and The Other

    We heard recently from Daniel Grindstaff, banjo picker with Marty Raybon, with news about Marty's new CD and the band's recent travels. As many of our readers are aware, Raybon got his start as a bluegrass artist in Florida performing with

  • Daniel Grindstaff – April’s Fool

    Daniel Grindstaff isn't pulling a prank, he's become April's Fool. At least that's my interpretation of the instrumental that is the title cut on his new CD. In the last 6 years or so Daniel has played banjo with a