• The Next Move update from Uncle Phil

    We just received an update, and some great studio photos, from Phil Leadbetter. He has been working this past several months at Eagle Canyon Studios in Lebanon, TN on a new solo project, engineered and co-produced by Steve Thomas. Phil tells us that

  • Walk Along John from John Reischman

    West coast mandolin master John Reischman has a new album of instrumental music, which he calls Walk Along John. Like his varied career, the album's 14 named tracks (with one secret) feature the stylistic mix his many admirers have come to

  • Free download from The Rambling Rooks

    The Rambling Rooks, the new special project band featuring Ronnie Bowman, Don Rigsby and Kenny Smith, have a free download offer for bluegrass lovers. It's a track from their upcoming album, a Ronnie Bowman and Shawn Camp song called Looking For

  • Bowman, Rigsby, Smith in the studio

    We talked a good while on Tuesday with Kenny & Amanda Smith, and hope to have a video interview with them before IBMA week concludes. Both were looking spry and chipper, and full of the energy and good humor that

  • Bowman, Rigsby, Smith project in the works

    A powerful trio of bluegrass all-stars have announced plans for a special project, with work set to begin in the near future. Ronnie Bowman, Don Rigsby and Kenny Smith performed together as members of Lonesome River Band in the mid-to-late 1990s.

  • New Kenny Smith video from Gat3

    Glen and Susan Tabor of Gat3 Records have released a second video about the recording of Kenny Smith's Return CD. The album was out in limited release last Fall - primarily directly from Kenny - and the video is being

  • Three from ’37

    The folks at Fretboard Journal posted this video shot during Wintergrass 2012 at their jam suite in the hotel. As it happened, a trio of 75 year old steel string flattop guitars wandered in while the incomparable Kenny Smith was hanging