• New DL&QS CD released today

    We've posted many times about the new secular CD from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, More Behind The Picture Than The Wall. It's officially released today (3/27), and can be purchased wherever bluegrass music is sold, online or in the real

  • New Quicksilver audio up at Rounder.com

    Audio samples for all 12 tracks on the new Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver release, More Behind The Picture Than The Wall, are now available on the Rounder Records web site. The CD won't be available until March 27, but pre-orders

  • Carson Cooper passes

    We received a note last night from David and Linda Lay, sharing the news that Carson Cooper had passed away yesterday afternoon (3/8/07). He had been battling liver cancer for quite some time, and was well known to bluegrass people

  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver: new members

    We wrote earlier today to tell you about the new hires in Doyle Lawson's band Quicksilver. At the time we promised to bring you more details when we got them. The official announcement just landed in my inbox, including a quote

  • Doyle Lawson adds new band members

    Doyle Lawson commented yesterday afternoon on his bulletin board that he is hiring fiddle player and bass singer Alan Johnson (formerly with BlueRidge) to take Mike Hartgrove's place, and banjo player Chris Warner (formerly with Jimmy Martin) in place of

  • Fiddle instruction from Mike Hartgrove

    Veteran fiddler Mike Hartgrove called yesterday to let us know that he will be leaving Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver as of March 17, 2007. His future plans include pursuing a career teaching fiddle full time. Mike said he has been teaching

  • Terry Baucom focuses on the banjo

    I just got a call from Cindy Baucom, asking me to share with you, our readers, some exciting news about the Duke of Drive himself, Terry Baucom. Terry has just announced his resignation from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, effective March 17,

  • Bluegrass in the Dove Awards

    The Gospel Music Association announced yesterday their nominees for this year's Dove Awards. The awards do include two bluegrass categories for Song of the Year and Album of Year. Here are this year's bluegrass nominees. BLUEGRASS RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR (Song,