• Helen Highwater to Roe Entertainment

    Roe Entertainment in Maryville, TN has announced the addition of Nashville supergroup Helen Highwater Stringband to their roster of talent. All booking representation for the group will now he handled by Roe. The band consists of four close friends with long

  • One Song Romance – Michael Barnett

    Modern American string music, in the folk rather than classical tradition, has a number of hot spots around the country. The lure of commercial work brings a good many talented young practitioners to Nashville, where they often band together or

  • Helen Highwater rises in Nashville

    A new band is set to hit the scene, combining four Nashville superpickers itching to play together. David Grier is on guitar, Missy Raines on bass, Mike Compton on mandolin, and Shad Cobb on fiddle. They have chosen the clever name

  • First Tear from Akira Otsuka

    Patuxent Music has released an album from noted mandolinist, Akira Otsuka, entitled First Tear. Joining the former Bluegrass 45 mando man are Tony Rice, Kenny Smith, Phil Rosenthal, Chris Stifel, Al Petteway and David Grier on guitar; Rickie Simpkins, Phil Bloch

  • Little Fiddle On the Prairie

    On Jan 6, artists from many genres will come together at the Loveless Barn in Nashville, TN, to celebrate an unsung American fiddle hero, Charles Ingalls. Yes, that Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls-Wilder. It is a widely known, but often forgotten

  • David Grier in Acoustic Magazine

    The only magazine in the United Kingdom dedicated to acoustic music is aptly named, Acoustic Magazine. The most recent edition, #50 February, 2011, features an interview with guitarist David Grier. UK based banjo player Leon Hunt conducted the interview. The magazine

  • David Grier: Evocative

    David Grier has been a hero of mine as long as I've been playing guitar. I spent many hours attempting to learn Eye of the Hurricane. So I was excited to hear his newest CD Evocative. David had been talking about

  • David Grier is Best of 2008

    Audiophile Audition has published their list of the best recordings of 2008. The web magazine focuses on recordings of interest to audiophiles and collectors. Their 2008 Best of list doesn't include a bluegrass category, but nonetheless, David Grier made the list.