• Congratulations Jason and Courtney

    Jason Burleson, founding banjo player with Blue Highway, was married on Saturday (4/29) to Courtney Austin. They held a private ceremony near their home in Tennessee. Speaking for Blue Highway, their publicist Sherri George tells us... "Jason and Courtney just had a

  • Jason Burleson model banjo from Prucha

    Jaroslav Prucha has introduced a new artist signature model to his line of professional grade bluegrass instruments, made in the Czech Republic. This one is for banjo player Jason Burleson of Blue Highway, and has his signature engraved in an inlay block at

  • Jason Burleson back with Blue Highway

    We are delighted to report that Jason Burleson has been released from the hospital in Le Puy en Velay, France, and has been reunited with his Blue Highway brethren at the La Roche Bluegrass Festival. Upon arriving in France last week,

  • Jason Burleson out of the ICU

    Wonderful news from France... We just heard again from French banjo player Jean-Marc Delon, who lives quite near the hospital where Blue Highway banjoist Jason Burleson has been treated for an internal bleed this past few days. Just as the band arrived

  • Jason Burleson hospitalized in France

    While starting Blue Highway's tour in France this weekend, banjo picker Jason Burleson has taken ill and is currently hospitalized. At this point, no further details are available, other than that Jason is stabilizing. We will report with more information as it is

  • Debut single from Megan McKamey

    Megan McKamey, a young vocalist, songwriter, and banjo player from East Tennessee, is set to release her first album, Here’s Your Goodbye, on July 15. Ahead of the full project, she has dropped the title track to radio as a single through

  • Joy To The World from Audie Blaylock

    Here's another bit of Christmas cheer from Rural Rhythm's Christmas The Mountain Way, their new holiday-themed CD/DVD package. It features live performances from a bevy of top bluegrass pickers and singers, recorded in Kentucky earlier this year. Rural Rhythm has allowed

  • Album of the Week #6 – Blue Highway

    I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. My household was filled with the giving and receiving of Stanley Brothers’ LPs, Merle Haggard DVDs, the new Crowe Brothers record, and Lonesome Dove. I had a great time spending time

  • The Bluegrass Project

    Thanks to a grant from The Foundation For Bluegrass Music, The Gaston School of the Arts in Gastonia, North Carolina will be hosting The Bluegrass Project on October 14-15, 2011. The project consists of activities for both students and teachers,