• Jamie Johnson on leaving The Grascals

    Jamie Johnson has asked us to share a statement as he departs The Grascals. He was an original, founding member of the band, which got it's start as Dolly Parton's Nashville-based road band when she was doing a more bluegrass

  • John Bryan to The Grascals

    Change is something of a constant in the bluegrass world, just as it is in the arts in general. We've become accustomed to seeing new faces in our favorite groups from time to time, which makes bands that display consistency

  • Grascals on Marie

    The Grascals will be appearing on Wednesday's (2/27) episode of the Marie Osmond show, airing on the Hallmark Channel at 10:00 a.m. in most markets. The show was recorded on February 13, before guitarist and vocalist Jamie Johnson took sick, so

  • Darrell Webb out with The Grascals

    Jamie Johnson, vocalist for The Grascals, is suffering from flu-like symptoms, and has been grounded by his doctor. He has no voice, and is too weak to travel. In his stead, Darrell Webb will be out with the band this weekend

  • Grascals Road To Surrender video

    The Grascals have released a new video for Road To Surrender from their current Mountain Home album, Life Finds A Way. It's an interesting sort of hybrid, combining studio and live footage of the song, which was written by Grascals guitarist

  • The Grascals Find a Mountain Home

    The planets seem to be lining up nicely for The Grascals this year. The band is putting the finishing touches on a new album, and the ink is still drying on their one-record deal with Mountain Home. “I think we’re in

  • Bankesters with Jamie Johnson at Station Inn

    Phil Bankester set a camera up back at the soundboard during The Bankesters' CD release party at Nashville's Station Inn on July 6. They were celebrating their newest album, appropriately titled The Bankesters, which includes a duet between Emily Bankester and

  • New CD from The Bankesters

    The Bankester Family has released their third self-produced album, The Bankesters. Phil Bankester, who manages and performs with his wife, three daughters, and one son-in-law, tells us that this new project represents a couple of major milestones for the group. Not

  • Grascals – Grasscast Interview #44

    This new episode features an interview John did with Jamie Johnson about three weeks ago in Nashville. Jamie spoke with us just after the IBMA Awards Nominations press conference on August 15, and the discussion centered around the band's new