• John Miller Returns to the Stage

    John Miller is back in action after a four-month absence to battle tongue cancer. Miller’s emotional return to the stage came Saturday night when The Travelers played at the Lucketts, Va., community center. If Miller hadn’t talked about his illness from

  • Smilin’ Dave gets shorn

    Today was the day! Songwriter, Bluegrass Today correspondent, and noted bluegrass bon vivant David Morris went under the knife... or I should say, the clippers... in honor of bluegrass buddy John Miller, who is now completing the last of his treatments for tongue

  • An Update on John Miller

    Bluegrass picker and songwriter John Miller still needs our help. Miller, who plays with The Travelers and the Eastman String Band, is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments for tongue cancer, and is unable to work. John has a few weeks of

  • John Miller to do battle with cancer

    John Miller has been playing and singing bluegrass since he was old enough to hold a guitar in East Tennessee. Living now in Christiansburg, VA, he's done stints with Bill Emerson, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, and Tim & Savannah Finch in

  • Win a free guitar from Eastman

    Eastman Guitars is giving away 40 of their AC-420 dreadnoughts, and all you have to do to win is go check one out and fill out a brief survey. Each of their 40 dealers in the US has one of these

  • Eastman String Band at Gettysburg

    Whenever the Eastman String Band plays at a festival, there are a few things you can depend on – Savannah Finch’s silky vocals, Tim Finch’s wacky humor and some hot picking. Beyond that, though, you never know what, or who,

  • Documentary film on Carroll County Massacre

    Everybody in bluegrass and old time music loves a good killing song, right? Throw in a good courthouse shootout, and it's a sure thing. Just such an incident took place in 1912 at the Carroll County, VA courthouse, where the locally-celebrated

  • The Travelers return

    He’s been a Bluegrass Cardinal, a Gentleman and a Legend. Now Norman Wright is ready to be a Traveler again. The Travelers, which Wright and best friend Kevin Church put together in the late mid-1990s, are back together, booking shows and