• 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

  • Tony Rice workshop in February 2011

    Tony Rice, that legendary recluse, has shared more of himself than perhaps he had in his entire career to date. His authorized biography, Still Inside, is a remarkably candid look at the life of this seminal stylist, and the personal,

  • John Miller to Sweet Dixie

    With Tom Adams making the move to Flamekeeper, we asked Bill Emerson who would be stepping in to play guitar with Sweet Dixie. And he tells us that guitarist John Miller is joining the group as of August 1. John was

  • John Miller moves on

    John Miller, who has most recently been playing mandolin and singing tenor with Junior Sisk & Rambler's Choice, tells us that he is leaving the group. No word yet about a replacement. John says that his future plans are in flux,

  • John Miller joins Ramblers Choice

    Not long ago we reported that Chris Harris had left Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, and that Junior was in search of a new mandolin player. Junior has just announced that John Miller will be joining the band in that capacity.