• All Dressed Up video with Alternative Strings

    Earlier this year, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers did a performance with Alternative Strings, a group of middle and high school students in Centerville, OH who meet after school to learn string music, including traditional mountain tunes. Their director, Doug

  • Welcome Camdyn Sparks

    Congratulations go out today to Duane Sparks, guitarist and vocalist with Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, and MaKole Schaar who are celebrating the birth of a daughter yesterday. Camdyn Jean Sparks came in at 6 lbs, 6.5 oz, stretching out to 18

  • SOIMF makes donation to Dayton Honor Squad

    If you are the type who donates time and treasure to charitable causes, you know how habit-forming it can be. The feeling of satisfaction you get from assisting deserving and worthwhile endeavors is something that many folks cherish. Just so with

  • Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival 2016

    For over 5 decades, Southern Ohio has been a hotbed for bluegrass music, tracing back to the briarhoppers heading north for the industrial boom of the '50s and '60s. Supporting a family sometimes meant leaving your native mountains for the

  • Radio Ramblers making their mark

    In addition to his new position as Chair of the IBMA Board of Directors, Joe Mullins is the fearless leader of his own touring bluegrass band, The Radio Ramblers. Already an experienced stage pro when he launched the group in 2006, Mullins had

  • Joe Mullins is new IBMA Board Chair

    Today during the annual meeting of the IBMA Board of Directors, Joe Mullins was elected as the new Board Chair. Joe had served previously as the Treasurer of the organization, after having been elected to represent the Artists/Composers/Publishers category by the

  • SamJam debuts in Piketon, Ohio

    This report is a contribution from C.J. Lewandowski, mandolinist and vocalist with the Po' Ramblin' Boys. He helped as MC for the SamJam 16 festival, and shares his experience there for the sake of our readers. As the festival Tee's stated, it