• Friday at Palatka 2014

    The Stevens Family opened day 2 of the 2014 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They were followed by the Goldwing Express and the Primitive Quartet. The show rounded out with the Gibson Brothers, the Seldom Scene, and the Dry Branch Fire Squad. Saturday will feature

  • Last day at Gettysburg

    Here is the final gallery of images from Frank Baker, shot on Sunday, the final day of last weekend's 2012 Spring Gettysburg Bluegrass festival. You can see the other three galleries here. Big thanks to Frank not only for shooting for

  • Dry Branch Fire Squad celebrate 35 years

    The Dry Branch Fire Squad is celebrating 35 years of original entertainment this month. Next month, November 25, the Birchmere, in Alexandria, Virginia, will be hosting a 35thanniversary show to mark this momentous achievement. The concert will feature only the current line-up:

  • Yet more Gettysburg photos

    Things got a bit crazy last week, and we didn't get as many of Frank Baker's terrific Gettysburg photos up as had been planned. Here is the next batch, with more still to come. This time, we feature shots from both

  • Banjo NewsLetter

    We heard this weekend from Donald Nitchie, editor of the venerable Banjo NewsLetter, with some info about the upcoming June issue. The cover feature is an interview with Tom Boyd from Dry Branch Fire Squad, conducted by Greg Cahill from Special

  • New Dry Branch CD in January

    Rounder Records has set January 27, 2009 as the release date for Echoes Of The Mountains, the first studio release from Dry Branch Fire Squad since 2001. This project will also be the first with their current, and longest-running lineup: Ron