• Mason Via – a name to remember

    Thumbing through social media recently, I stumbled on music from a young artist I wasn't familiar with. So I tracked him down, and after many missed opportunities and conflicts, we finally managed to speak for an interview. Mason Via (pronounced VIGH),

  • Via attacker pleads guilty in court

    On Monday we reported the news that Kenneth Lynn Seagroves, charged in a brutal, unprovoked assault on bluegrass singer/songwriter David Via in 2013, would face trial in the term that started this week in Burke County, NC. The attack struck all concerned

  • David Via attacker to face trial

    Back in 2013, we covered the brutal attack suffered by David Via while standing outside prior to a house concert where he was set to perform. The talented Virginia singer/songwriter was seriously injured when he was knocked from the porch

  • David Via benefit show next weekend

    Back in June, we reported the shocking story of singer/songwriter David Via being randomly attacked at a concert in Burke, NC. The man, believed to have been under the influence of "bath salts," a synthetic street drug, drove himself into Via,

  • David Via update

    Much of the bluegrass and acoustic world was shocked to learn earlier this week about singer/songwriter David Via being attacked and injured prior to a show last weekend in South Carolina. From what we can determine, the attack was random

  • David Via – All Night Long

    David Via is one of those guys whose name bluegrass fans may recognize, but without necessarily being familiar with his music. Unless you follow the jamgrass scene, where Via is a hero, or the cult of acoustic/bluegrass songwriters where he