• Happy Birthday Jesse!

    Yesterday, July 9, was Jesse McReynolds' 78th birthday. I spoke with Jesse, and his wife Joy, via email yesterday and they sent along this photo of Jim & Jesse, sitting on the steps outside their old homeplace in SouthWest Virginia. Jesse

  • Bluegrass on The Opry this weekend

    The Grand Ole Opry has some good bluegrass on tap this weekend, during both the Friday and Saturday night radio broadcasts. Friday (7/6) has Mountain Heart in the 10:00-10:30 p.m. slot, and Jesse McReynolds in the 10:30-11:00 segment. On the big Saturday

  • Another Opry bluegrass weekend

    There's been so much bluegrass on The Grand Ole Opry this past few months that I feel like I'm repeating myself each Friday when I point out who's on. This week is no exception, with Mountain Heart performing on both

  • More Ultimate Pickin from Pinecastle

    Some of the more popular bluegrass instrumental projects of recent years have been in a Pinecastle series which came to be called the Bluegrass Annual projects, as each was designated by the year in which it was released. Seven CDs

  • Del, Dr. Ralph on The Opry

    More great bluegrass is on tap in this Saturday night's Grand Ole Opry radio broadcast. The Del McCoury Band and Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys are featured this week, as are The Whites and Jesse McReynolds & The

  • Doyle Lawson on The Opry 12/30

    Look for Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver to appear on this Saturday's Grand Ole Opry radio broadcast (12/30). They are scheduled in the 8:00-9:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. to midnight segments. Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys will also be featured,

  • JD Crowe on The Opry

    There's plenty of great bluegrass on the Grand Ole Opry again this weekend. JD Crowe & The New South will make a rare Opry appearance on Saturday (12/8), performing in the 8:00-8:30 and 11:00-11:30 p.m. segments. They will surely be

  • Jesse McReynolds joins Roe Entertainment

    Bluegrass booking agency Roe Entertainment has announced the addition of Jesse McRynolds to it's artist roster. Jesse should need no introduction to bluegrass fans. In addition to McRynolds Roe has also recently added Karl Shiflett & Big Country, and The