• Happy Birthday Peter Rowans!

    Every year about this time, beneath the West Marin sky, Peter Rowan puts on a Bluegrass BBQ birthday bash for fans, friends, and family to stop by and eat, drink, and pick. Peter’s birthday is on July 4, but this

  • One last party for Eileen Carson Schatz

    Eileen Carson Schatz always knew how to throw a party. The one she planned for Monday was one those fortunate enough to attend will talk about for years to come. Eileen died last Wednesday. In her final days, her body ravaged

  • Daryl Mosley to depart The Farm Hands

    The Farm Hands have announced the imminent departure of bass player and vocalist, Daryl Mosley. After touring with the band this past 9 years, Daryl has decided that it is time for him to dedicate himself more to songwriting than performing.

  • Eileen Carson Schatz passes

    Eileen Carson, co-founder of the Fiddle Puppet Cloggers and founder and director of Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble, died on July 10 following a lengthy struggle with pancreatic cancer. She was 66 years of age. Not only did Eileen get to know and work

  • Bill Grant passes

    Bill Grant passed away on Tuesday, July 09, 2019, after a brief confinement to hospital following a fall on May 18 that resulted in a fractured leg.  Billy Joe Grant was born in Hugo, Oklahoma on May 9, 1929; a Choctaw

  • Jesse McReynolds 90 today

    Today, July 9, 2019, mandolin artist and long-term member of the venerable Grand Ole Opry cast, Jesse McReynolds, celebrates his 90th birthday.  Although he is a talented lead guitarist and fiddle player, he is best known for his innovative cross-picking and split-string

  • Friday/Saturday at the Norwalk Music Festival

    Friday dawned warm and sunny with threats of thunderstorms that never materialized at the 2019 Norwalk Music Festival. Early risers played bingo called by Betty Jo Hickman. Then was a day that showcased Ohio based bands. MC, Earl ”The Pearl” Workman, greeted

  • Congratulations John and Kourtney

    Another beautiful summer bluegrass wedding! On June 29, John Meyer and Kourtney Teubel were married on Kourtney's family's farm near Peoria, IL, where she grew up. The weather cooperated and gave them a lovely day for an outdoor wedding. John is well