• Sam Bush accepts honorary doctorate at WKU

    Sam Bush received another of many career achievements on Saturday in Bowling Green, Kentucky, when he accepted an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Western Kentucky University during their spring commencement ceremony. In a brief acceptance speech, Bush spoke of growing

  • Chris Davis to The Grascals

    The Grascals have announced the addition of Chris Davis to the band on guitar and vocals, stepping into the spot vacated by founding member Terry Eldredge, who has decided to get off the road. Davis is a bluegrass guy from way

  • Music Never Dies – All in for Byron

    February 24, 2019, the heartbeat of bluegrass in Guthrie, OK was shattered. An unforgiving wind drove the flames as they engulfed a flower shop on E Oklahoma Street, and moved them into the music store and concert hall next door.

  • Clyde Franklin remembered

    Clyde Franklin, former proprietor of The Bluegrass Center in Asheville, NC,  passed away on April 15, 2019, at home in Johnson City, Tennessee, after a long illness. He was 80 years old.  Clyde Ray Franklin, Jr. was born in Somers, New

  • John Starling passes

    John Starling, one of the smoothest voices in bluegrass and a founding member of the Seldom Scene, died Thursday night in Fredericksburg, VA. The Grammy winner and member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame was 79. Starling was the last surviving

  • Al Shusterman passes

    Al Shusterman, a longtime presence in the California bluegrass scene, died April 24 after a fall at his home. He was 75. Shusterman spent more than three decades as a DJ, and was still working for KUBU in the Sacramento area

  • Over and Over from Gena Britt

    Gena Britt is surely one of the most beloved personalities in bluegrass. Since she was a teenager, you could find Gena at festivals and conventions in the North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee region, looking for a jam and a chance