• Three classic digital re-issues from CMH

    CMH Records has re-released three gems from their catalog today, all available for the first time in digital form. All three had initially been pressed as LPs in the early 1980s, featuring several of the top artists that recorded for

  • More August ’18 Gettysburg images

    Ricky Skaggs at the August 2018 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - photo by Frank Baker Here's another gallery of Frank Baker's photographs from this past weekend's Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. It looks like at least another two before we're done.

  • Billy Ray Latham passes

    Billy Ray Latham, the gregarious banjo player and showman with The Kentucky Colonels, died on Sunday in Nashville at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was 80 years of age. Friends say that Billy had been in poor health of late,

  • Polly Lewis passes 

    Polly Lewis Williamson Copsey passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018, after a battle with the effects of Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body dementia for the past 16 years. She was 81 years of age.  Born on January 23, 1937, in

  • Mel Tillis and bluegrass music

    Country music singer and songwriter Mel Tillis passed away on November 19, 2017, at the age of 85. Following major surgery in 2016 the Country Music Hall of Famer never quite regained his full strength.  More associated as a country music crooner

  • George McCeney passes

    George McCeney, one of the founders of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine, died on August 11 at his home in Timonium, MD. He was 79 years of age and had been ill for some time. From the time he was a young man,