• Maggie Valley Opry closes its doors

    The Maggie Valley Opry House, located among the Smoky Mountains in Maggie Valley, NC, has announced that it has closed permanently. This news is not unexpected following the recent death of Raymond Fairchild, who had managed the venue for more

  • Willard Cox passes

    Willard Cox, patriarch of The Cox Family who have performed bluegrass, acoustic country, and Gospel music together since 1972, has passed away. He was 82 years of age. From their home in northwestern Louisiana, Willard and his four children - Evelyn,

  • Sally (Berry) Lea launches solo career

    Sally Lea, formerly performing as Sally Berry and Sally Vincent, has announced her departure from Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. For the past several years she has played guitar and provided harmony vocals with her mother's band. On the strength of

  • Congratulations Caitlin and Evan!

    On October 12, Evan Murphy, guitarist and vocalist with Mile Twelve, was wed to Caitlin Berger at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Los Gatos, California, her hometown church. The couple met while attending Boston College. Evan tells us that while Caitlin

  • Crossroads Ogden by Jens Kruger premieres this week

    This weekend in Ogden UT, a new composition by banjoist Jens Kruger will be premiered with Chamber Orchestra Ogden to help culminate the sesquicentennial of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in nearby Promontory in 1869. Crossroads Ogden will be performed

  • Daniel Greeson to BlueChip Picks

    Daniel Greeson, known most recently as the fiddler with Sideline, has accepted a position with BlueChip Picks, Inc. The Jamestown, NC, native and 2018 graduate of East Tennessee State University, will relocate to Knoxville. He begins his new job on