• Bein’ Country from Acoustic Blue

    Acoustic Blue has released a new recording, Bein' Country, their fifth album over a ten year history. The band consists of Shaun Batho on guitar, Corey Zink on mandolin, Lary Neu on banjo and Ray Evans on bass. Vocals are shared

  • Phil Leadbetter benefit in March

    Another benefit concert has been scheduled in Knoxville for Phil Leadbetter, who continues to undergo treatment for a very stubborn cancer that has been try resistant to common therapies. Phil has dedicated his life to bluegrass music, working in turn

  • Skip Cherryholmes Quintet debut at IBMA

    After a long Wednesday shuffling around the Nashville Convention Center, it came time for one of the most anticipated musical performances of the week. Amidst all the after-hour showcase madness which included everyone from Jett's Creek to Junior Sisk, and

  • Cherryholmes Brothers band

    B.J. and Skip Cherryholmes have announced the members of their new band, which will bill as Cherryholmes Brothers. Skip will be on guitar, and B.J. on mandolin and fiddle. Joining them will be Gena Britt Tew on banjo, Jamie Harper on

  • Gena Britt – Doing All I Can

    Gena Britt Tew is a real bluegrass trooper. Since hitting the scene with her own band in 2001 she's done time with Lou Reid & Carolina, appeared on all three projects from Daughters Of Bluegrass, won several awards from both

  • A new Tew

    Gena Britt-Tew just wrote to tell us about a new addition to her family. She and her husband Tim are celebrating the birth of their second child, Dalsyn Vara Tew. Dalsyn was born on Wednesday November 1st, at 7:59 AM.

  • Gena Britt temporarily with Carolina Road Band

    The Carolina Road Band is currently going through some personnel changes. Gena Britt and her husband Tim Tew have joined the band for the first part of 2006. Lorraine Jordan tells us: Gena and her husband Tim have agreed to join

  • Stolen Instruments Recovered

    We previously posted about the instruments stolen from the home of Gena Britt - Tew. Gena just wrote in with the great news that the instruments have been recovered and returned. Here's her email. My instruments were recovered! Yeah!! I got

  • Stolen – 1964 Gibson RB-250

    Gena Britt Tew just contacted me with an alert that her husband and herself were robbed yesterday while at work. The thieves got three instruments along with a few household items. They got the XBox, about 20 games, a Watch, tried