• Joe Walsh, Gibson Brothers part ways

    Joe Walsh, whose rock-solid mandolin chop helped give the Gibson Brothers one of the top rhythm sections in bluegrass for the last four and a half years, is moving on. Joe announced the move on his Facebook page, saying he

  • Mandolin Mashup at Berklee

    This evening (2/12), the Berklee College of Music in Boston will host its 7th annual Mandolin Mashup. It was created by the late John McGann when he joined the faculty at Berklee in 2006, to highlight his most promising students. The

  • Joe Walsh – Sweet Loam

    Joe Walsh, mandolinist with The Gibson Brothers, has a new solo project, Sweet Loam, on his own Skinny Elephant label. It's the second under his name, which offers him a chance to stretch out a bit stylistically on mandolin, and

  • Saturday Night Waltz from Joe Walsh

    Young mandolinist Joe Walsh has found himself mentioned several times of late on Bluegrass Today. We posted a report in May 2006 when Joe was still a student at the Berklee College Of Music, and performed with other Berklee bluegrassers at

  • Gibson Brothers hire Joe Walsh

    Long time mandolinist with The Gibson Brothers, Rick Hayes, recently announced his intention to retire from the road to focus on Hayes Mandolins, his budding mandolin building endeavor. Eric and Leigh Gibson are happy to welcome young mandolinist Joe Walsh in

  • Pete Wernick at Berklee

    This post is a contribution from David Hollender, a professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has been keeping us updated on the way bluegrass music and traditional acoustic instruments are being presented at the school. Pete and