• Michael Cleveland talks Tall Fiddler

    Michael Cleveland is one of the premiere fiddlers of his generation. Along with his award-winning band, Flamekeeper, Michael has been firing up bluegrass fans with hot picking for nearly two decades. With his stellar new album, Tall Fiddler, Michael looks

  • Welcome Felix Wright!

    Congratulations to Mason and Alison Wright on the birth of their second child. Felix Franklin Wright was born on July 30 at 7:35 p.m. in Winchester, VA. He made his arrival at 7 lbs, 10 oz, stretching out to 20''. Mason plays

  • A new chapter for Byron Berline

    Byron Berline with Ridge Roberts at the newly reopened Double Stop Fiddle Shop - photo by Pamm Tucker On February 24, 2019, Byron Berline's Double-Stop Fiddle Shop in Guthrie, OK went up in flames. While devastated, many in the local community as

  • Is it Jason Barie… or is it Superman?

    Jason Barie, the young fiddler with Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, has put together a clever little video to promote his upcoming album release. Pieces, due September 6 on Billy Blue Records, will be Jason's third solo project, and mixes

  • Aynsley Plays Kenny on social media in July

    We've enthused several times about Aynsley Porchak, the talented young fiddler with Carolina Blue. This recent graduate of the bluegrass program at East Tennessee State University is an Ontario native, and a professional performer, who won both the US and

  • Young Uns – Mackenzie Bell

    Being raised in Rosine, Kentucky, perhaps means one has a pre-ordained musical direction. Sometimes.  Certainly, 13-year-old traditional bluegrass and classic country fiddle player Mackenzie Bell is inspired by the great Bill Monroe.   She started playing in public when she was eight;