• Dustin Pyrtle to IIIrd Tyme Out

    Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out have announced the newest member of the band, to start out the 2019 season. Dustin Pyrtle, who recently stepped down as guitarist with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, will be the new bass player with 3TO.

  • Motley coming from Andy Lowe

    North Carolina banjo picker Andy Lowe is preparing to release his first solo project, due around the first of December. The 29 year old has been performing regionally with Rockford Express and The Loose Cannons, and also served for a

  • Second Time Around – Jason Davis

    If you've caught a Junior Sisk show this past few years, or heard his last two records, you know what a blistering banjo picker he has in Jason Davis. This month, at the age of 23, Davis is seeing his second

  • Doyle at the Galax Ruritan Club

    We posted on Monday that Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver had brought Dustin Pyrtle on board to sing and play guitar. Yesterday Judith Burnette, who hosts the Blue Ridge Backroads show on WBRF radio, sent along these photos of Dustin's first

  • Dustin Pyrtle to Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are among the unstoppable objects in the music world, recording and touring now in their 34th year. Together since Doyle Lawson stepped away from The Country Gentlemen in 1979, the band has seen dozens of personnel

  • Big news from Grasstowne

    With Steve Gulley making the jump to Dale Ann Bradley's band, Alan Bibey now reigns as the sole founding partner with Grasstowne. He, Gulley and Phil Leadbetter formed the group in 2006 after they each made the decision to leave