• John Hickman passes

    John Hickman, noted California banjo player, died on May 11 following a long illness. He passed away quietly in his sleep, at home with his wife, Sue, by his side. He was 78 years of age. Though known largely for his

  • John Hickman update

    Last week we caught up with Joe Burkett of Neighborhood Solutions in Guthrie, OK. He gave us an update on the work his organization is doing on the home of banjo legend John Hickman, whose illness had rendered him incapable of performing

  • John Hickman hospitalized

    When it rains, it pours... We posted last month about the fundraising appeal for banjo legend John Hickman and his wife Susie, hoping to raise money to fix his roof and make a number of needed structural repairs on their house.

  • Help John Hickman get a new roof

    One of the enduring sadnesses of the bluegrass world is the frequency with which we come before you to request assistance for a member of our community. Straitened means seems to be the norm for many of our musical heroes,