• Randy Barnes leaving Josh Williams Band

    Josh Williams has announced on Facebook that one of the original members of his band is moving on. "In a business where change is inevitable, the time has come to make a personnel change within the Josh Williams Band. After nearly

  • Carolina Moonrise from Jim Lauderdale

    Jim Lauderdale is set to release his 21st recording on September 25, a new bluegrass album called Carolina Moonrise. Like his previous grass projects, Jim has again teamed up with Randy Kohrs, who produced and engineered, and also provided reso-guitar. And like

  • Josh Williams goes above and beyond

    If you've ever wondered how Josh Williams has won the hearts of so many bluegrass fans, this video from last weekend's Doyle Lawson Bluegras Festival in Denton, NC may help you understand. Saturday evening, after Josh closed out the show and

  • Welcome Ivy McKendree

    Jason McKendree, banjo picker with The Josh Williams Band, and his lovely wife Carolyn, are celebrating the birth of their first child, Ivy Kathryn Elizabeth McKendree. Ivy was born on Sunday (4/15/12) at 5:12 p.m., weighing in at 5 lb, 7 oz, and

  • Josh Williams Band live online

    The folks at Music City Roots, who broadcast live every Wednesday evening from Nashville's Loveless Barn, also have been filming live sets from the legendary Station Inn. These live sets are also streamed live, but on an irregular schedule. Earlier this month,

  • Josh Williams video on the Today Show

    The Josh Williams video we featured last week - the one where the little birdie lands on Josh's guitar mid song - is breaking even further into the mainstream. As we reported on March 1, this unscheduled guest spot had gone

  • Josh Williams video goes viral

    Did you hear the one about the bird that landed on some guy's guitar in the middle of a show? Well... over 1,000,000 people have now watched a YouTube video of Josh Williams at the 2011 Doyle Lawson Festival where this

  • 2012 Bluegrass All-Star Jam

    This past few years have seen a bluegrass variety show travel across the eastern US, billed as the Bluegrass All-Star Jam. Over the years it has hit dozens of cities, with a live concert featuring a bevy of top bluegrass