• CBA honor given to The Bluegrass Cardinals

    Now that David Parmley has laid down his guitar, at least for touring purposes, and has some more time on his hands, he has shared this lovely plaque he was presented by the California Bluegrass Association during the summer. It was

  • David Parmley announces his retirement

    David Parmley, surely among the most iconic bluegrass vocalists of his generation, has announced his retirement. In good health at age 60, David says that he feels that it's time for him to step aside from the music, and focus on

  • David Parmley suffers heart attack

    David Parmley, fearless leader of David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, and former lead singer of The Bluegrass Cardinals, suffered a heart attack on Friday evening following their show at the Sheperdsville Music Barn in Sheperdsville, KY. According to his wife, Beckie,

  • Steve Thomas to Cardinal Tradition

    David Parmley has announced the addition of Steve Thomas to his touring band, Cardinal Tradition. Steve will take the spot recently vacated by Doug Bartlett on mandolin, who had to leave the group to help out with a family health crisis

  • David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition

    He's baaaaaaaack....... David Parmley, a hero to fans of the Flatt & Scruggs style of traditional bluegrass music, has finally returned to touring and recording. As the lead singer for The Bluegrass Cardinals in the 1970s and '80s, David helped establish

  • MACC 2016 kickoff

    The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival kicked off on Wednesday, July 19th at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins' annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away