• Higher Ground from Luke Shamblin

    Evidence continues to mount on the value of a college education for young bluegrass musicians. As recent graduates from the handful of programs that focus on bluegrass find jobs with touring artists, or release strong new projects, the case just

  • Elmer Burchett to Summertown Road

    Jack Hicks, founding banjoist with Summertown Road, has stepped aside with Elmer Burchett jumping in to take his spot. The band was formed in 2008, and their debut, self-titled album was released on Rounder earlier this year. Bo Isaac is on

  • Zach Rambo goes down Summertown Road

    Summertown Road has announced the recruitment of Zachary Rambo to fill the position on mandolin, recently vacated by John Rigsby. Replacing the recently departed John Rigsby in Summertown Road is up-and-coming mandolin player Zach Rambo of Worthington, Kentucky. Stalwart banjo player