• Congratulations Jesse and Kristine!

    Jesse Brock, veteran bluegrass mandolinist and leader of Mainline Express, and Kristine Renee Tallent, were married on April 27. The wedding was held at the Walland United Methodist Church in Walland, TN. It was a small, intimate service, with only family and close

  • Jesse Brock introduces Mainline Express

    After five years as a trusted member of The Gibson Brothers, mandolinist Jesse Brock has emerged with a new group, formed with three of his longtime friends. Mainline Express features Brock on mandolin, John Miller on guitar, Gary Filgate on banjo,

  • Jesse Brock leaving The Gibson Brothers

    After a highly successful 5 year run, Jesse Brock has announced that he is relinquishing his spot on mandolin with The Gibson Brothers. The announcement comes as the brothers have embarked on a newly-formatted tour in support of their most

  • The Mandolin Style of Jesse Brock

    Good news for fans of mandolinist Jesse Brock! The long-awaited transcription book by Nick DiSebastian, The Mandolin Style of Jesse Brock is now available. Transcriptions were taken from several prominent bluegrass recordings on which Jesse is featured, including his critically-acclaimed solo

  • The Boss helps IBMA

    Jon Weisberger knows a thing or two about songwriting—he was IBMA’s first songwriter of the year in 2012. And he knows a lot about IBMA—he’s chairman of the organization’s board. In his first role, he was looking to put together a new

  • $10K raised for Tony Rice in CT

    Last weekend, GuitartownCT Productions held their Tony Rice benefit at the Unitarian Hall in Hamden, CT. A bevy of top northeastern bluegrass talent performed to help raise money to support Tony financially while he works to reclaim his voice, and receive treatment for

  • For The Record: Becky Buller #6

    Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here