• Photos from Back 40 Bluegrass Festival

    This report from Back 40 Bluegrass is the first of what we hope will be many contributions from Bryan Dietz. Back 40 Bluegrass Festival occurs twice a year, Memorial Day Weekend and the first weekend in August. Hosted by the Turnbull family,

  • James King back home

    James King has been released from the hospital and is back home under the watchful care of his wife, Julie. He had been hospitalized last week for treatment of Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis. While there, the doctors also found that King

  • James King update

    A quick update to our post yesterday afternoon about James King being hospitalized to treat his Deep Vein Thrombosis. According to Julie King, James' wife, his condition is stabilizing, but there is no news yet about treatment or when he might be

  • James King hospitalized

    We have learned that popular bluegrass singer and band leader, James King, has been hospitalized near his home in Danville, Virginia. He is suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis and awaiting a consult from a vascular surgeon before treatment is determined. His wife,

  • State Of Depression from Travers Chandler

    "Bluegrass. Not that hybrid, genre bending acoustic music, but authentic, hard-edged bluegrass. Real songs of heartache, pain and tragedy..." That's how Travers Chandler & Avery County describe their music. Ouch - sounds pretty hard core! But they mean what they say, and