• Bluegrass Album Band in Sevierville – May 2013

    In addition to a reunion show next February at Bluegrass First Class in Asheville, NC, the original members of the fabled Bluegrass Album Band are set to reassemble again in May during the Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass festival in Sevierville, TN. These shows coincide

  • The Essential Christmas Playlist

    I’m sure by now the fruitcake is on the table and you have a bookmark on Luke 2, but if you need a little bluegrass to get you in the Christmas spirit, here are some Christmas classics that are sure

  • Help Is On The Way from Doyle Lawson

    Doyle Lawson has chosen a winner in his favorite song contest held last week in honor of International Bluegrass Music Appreciation Day (December 12). He asked fans to suggest their favorite Quicksilver song, a winner was picked from the many entries on

  • Christmas In The Smokies, Bluegrass Style

    This past weekend in Pigeon Forge, TN, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road hosted the Christmas In The Smokies Bluegrass Festival at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center. Although hosted and promoted by the Larkin family for many years, this was the

  • Grand Marshall Doyle

    Following on the heels of his percussion thunderation earlier this week, Doyle Lawson found himself in a ceremonial role last night, serving as the Grand Marshall for the 31st Annual Bristol Christmas Parade. He waved and smiled like a real parade pro as

  • Doyle did what!?

    Long time fans probably know that Doyle Lawson can play all the bluegrass instruments, and quite well. His first real job in bluegrass was playing banjo with Jimmy Martin in the 1960s, followed by a gig with J.D. Crowe on guitar,

  • Welcome Mason McKinnon

    Another bluegrass baby! Mason Parker McKinnon was born this morning (11/7/12) at 11:57 a.m. to Kevin and Kendra McKinnon. He came in at 6 lbs, 12 oz; everyone is doing well. Kevin is a powerhouse multi-instrumentalist, having worked with both Carrie Hassler and Still-House. He