• Garrett Newton does Hank Williams

    One of the questions you hear asked frequently at festivals in the southeastern US is, "Whatever happened to that talented young banjo picker, Garrett Newton? We used to see him all the time with Lorraine Jordan." It's a good question, as

  • Chris Hill to Garrett Newton Band

    Fiddler Chris Hill, from Kinston, NC, has been announced as the newest member of The Garret Newton Band. He joined the group earlier this month and did his first show with them at the Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies festival

  • Garret Newton to Wilson Pickins

    Wilson Pickins Promotions has announced the addition of The Garrett Newton Band to their stable of bluegrass artists. The North Carolina group is fronted by 17 year old banjo picker, Garrett Newton, a protege of Lorraine Jordan, who also plays in

  • Garrett Newton Band CD release party

    Lorraine Jordan sent us this report from Garrett Newton's album release event at her coffeehouse over the weekend. Newton is a talented teen banjo player that Lorraine has championed this young man's music career and takes him along with her