• First Day in Town from Patrick McAvinue

    Patrick McAvinue has been among the most accomplished bluegrass fiddlers for several years, with time touring in acts like Audie Blaylock and Redline, Charm City Junction, and Daily & Vincent. We've also heard his fiddle on other artist's releases, and

  • Sam Bush – a musician in motion

    Sam Bush could be considered the perennial troubadour. He's not only a regular presence at every bluegrass gathering of any significance, he's also a steadfast session player whose contributions on mandolin and fiddle are found on any number of albums

  • Kailee Spickes to Lori King & Junction 63

    Midwest bluegrass promoter, bandleader, and performer Lori King has announced a new member of her touring band, Junction 63. Kailee Spickes has joined the band on fiddle. Hailing from Mountain View, AR, Kailee is a skilled multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, mandolin, banjo,

  • Riveter – Sami Braman

    Often times with fiddle-oriented recordings, the tunes tend to be a mix between new arrangements of standard pieces alongside original compositions. Sami Braman's debut solo release, Riveter, relies on a completely original formula, with all ten tunes composed by Braman. Sami, who began

  • Alan Moore Stowell passes

    Alan Stowell performing recently in Florida, and as a younger man This obituary is a contribution from C.P. Heaton, Alan's regular pickin' partner on guitar and banjo in the Gainesville clubs for many years. Florida fiddler and guitarist Alan Stowell, 78, died

  • Jamie Harper to The Grascals

    Jamie Harper - photo by Lakyn Harper The Grascals have announced that Jamie Harper has joined the group on fiddle. In a not-so-subtle nod to the age of the founding members, they also pointed out the 2024 will be Jamie's 20th

  • Radioactive – Jason Barie

    Jason Barie's 2019 release, Pieces, was highly regarded by bluegrass fans for its all-star guests, along with material that was firmly rooted in traditional stylings. Barie's latest effort Radioactive successfully repeats that formula, but with an arguably stronger song selection than the previous project. The recording opens