• Frank Solivan II: International Songwriting Finalist

    The International Songwriting Competition is nearing the announcement date of its winners for 2007. The field has been narrowed to 15 finalists in each genre category. The winners will be announced in April, 2008. Our friend Frank Solivan II is one

  • NBC 4 features DC Bluegrass Union

    NBC News4 in the District of Columbia recently ran a story online about the DC Bluegrass Union. The story is text only and featured online in the DC Scene section of the station's website. The story takes on the tone of

  • Frank Solivan II & John Miller

    Our friend Frank Solivan II has written in to let us know about a guitar workshop he is conducting with long time bluegrass singer/guitarist, John Miller. This two hour workshop with these two accomplished guitar players will take place next

  • Cast your vote in the Wammies

    The Wammies, or Washington Area Music Awards, are a function of the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). Each year the Wammies recognize significant achievements by Washington DC area musicians. Nominations and balloting come from the association's membership. This year's awards, the

  • Mandolin Clinic with Frank Solivan II

    Frank Solivan II has announced plans to hold a one day Mandolin clinic in Alexandria, VA on Saturday January 13, 2007. Frank plays mandolin with Country Current, the US Navy's country and bluegrass band. We interviewed Frank recently on The

  • IBMA Exhibit Hall Photos 2

    Here is one more gallery of photos from Saturday at IBMA. I took these in the exhibit hall. Cherryholmes Jim Van Cleve Casey Henry Steve Huber Megan Lynch Reno and Rigsby Sizemore and Lawless Dan Miller Murphy Henry Tony Williams Fank Solivan II Joey Cox

  • More IBMA Awards Show photos

    Here are the rest of the photos from last night's Awards Show. Photos by Tami Roth © 2006 Vince Gill with The Del McCoury Band Del McCoury and Vince Gill Rhonda Vincent Joe Wheatley, Country Current Frank Solivan II, Country Current Tim O'Brien accepts as Male Vocalist Marty