• Welcome Hadley Raines

    Here's a late bluegrass birth announcement from earlier this summer. Hadley Gayle Raines was born on August 22 to Jayd and Selena Raines. We had posted back in the Spring about Jayd leaving Marty Raybon's band and taking a job as a

  • Happy news from Jayd Raines

    When we reported last week that Randy Barnes was taking over on bass with Marty Raybon, we wondered what had become of Jayd Raines, who had just joined the band earlier this year. We caught up with him over the weekend,

  • Jayd Raines to Marty Raybon

    Talented multi-instrumentalist Jayd Raines will be starting the new year back with Marty Raybon & Full Circle. Jayd worked almost 2 full years with Marty between 2007-2009, playing bass and singing harmony vocals. I caught them at IBMA during his stead,

  • Jayd Raines to Ralph Stanley II

    We heard earlier today from multi-instrumentalist Jayd Raines with word about his new gig. He will be the banjo player with Ralph Stanley II, where he will also play some guitar and provide harmony vocals. Jayd has been playing bass with

  • Jayd Raines to Don Rigsby

    Jayd Raines is the new bass player with Don Rigsby and Midnight Call, where he will also share in the harmony vocal duties. He joins Rigsby on mandolin and lead vocals, Clyde Marshall on guitar, Lloyd Herring on banjo and