• Mac Wiseman remembered by his peers

    Mac Wiseman, among the last of the original era bluegrass artists, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019.  Born Malcolm Bell Wiseman in Crimora, Virginia, on May 23, 1925, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

  • Track Premiere: Haggard from The Grascals

    Who doesn't love Merle Haggard? And good ol' dogs...  and Harley Allen? The latest single from The Grascals gives you all of that, plus the superb singing of guitarist John Bryan, with Haggard. It's the true story of a rescue dog that

  • Jeff Scroggins & the Scroggdogs

    I recently got wind of a new project with Jeff Scroggins, leader and banjo player from Jeff Scroggins and Colorado (JSCO). Jeff is assembling a new band with a host of youngish California bluegrass talent including Scott Gates and members

  • The Madness & The Mandolin

    Kelley Gibson is the 23-year old son of Eric Gibson of the award-winning Gibson Brothers, and a talented bluegrass musician in his own right.  His father notes that Kelley was, “messing around with little guitars and ukuleles from the time he

  • Wide Open Bluegrass now a free event!

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced this morning that their Wide Open Bluegrass event, held each year at the Red Hat Ampitheater in Raleigh, NC, will become a free festival starting in 2019. Not just the Wide Open Street Festival,

  • Timmy Mills passes

    The close knit community of bluegrass lovers in southwestern Virginia are devastated today after learning that Timmy Mills died on Sunday after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 52 years of age when he passed. Timmy was among the most