• Joey Cox to Linda Lay & Springfield Exit

    Joey Cox has been announced as the new banjo player with Mountain Fever recording artists Linda Lay & Springfield Exit. It is a prestigious position for this northern Virginia-based group, a spot previously held by such top pickers as Tom

  • The Jingling Hole from Linda Lay

    Mountain Fever Records has released a third single from their upcoming album with Linda Lay. Something of a bluegrass vocal legend in Virginia, especially northern Virginia where she lives, Linda is less well known around the wider bluegrass community. That's

  • Blue Blue Ridge Mountain Girl from Linda Lay

    Mountain Fever Records has released their second single from Linda Lay, a true veteran bluegrass vocalist recently signed to the label. Linda has been singing the grass since she was a girl, performing with her family's group in east Tennessee. As

  • Linda Lay to Mountain Fever Records

    Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of Linda Lay, one the best kept secrets among bluegrass vocalists, to the Virginia-based label. For many years Linda, alongside her husband, David, has led the band Springfield Exit, but she first hit the

  • Bluegrass at The Kennedy Center

    Josh Kohn with the National Council for the Traditional Arts reminded us about a show tonight (10/12) by Linda Lay & Springfield Exit at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Linda has been a fixture on the bluegrass scene for many

  • Carson Cooper passes

    We received a note last night from David and Linda Lay, sharing the news that Carson Cooper had passed away yesterday afternoon (3/8/07). He had been battling liver cancer for quite some time, and was well known to bluegrass people

  • New CD from Sammy Shelor and Linda Lay

    The newest release in the Crooked Road series from the Virginia Folklife program is just out. It is by Linda Lay, Sammy Shelor & Crooked Run, and entitled Taking The Crooked Road Home. Linda Lay grew up in Bristol, VA singing