• Crooked Road video from Lou Reid

    Lou Reid & Carolina have a music video for The Crooked Road, a song on their new Rollin' On CD, written by Ellen Britton and the late Will Hopkins. The song, and the video, celebrate The Crooked Road, Virginia's Heritage Music Trail

  • On This Day #28 – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

    On This Day …………… On May 10, 1979 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver played their first public performance at Buddy’s Bar-B-Que in Knoxville, Tennessee. Quicksilver’s first band consisted of Terry Baucom on banjo, Jimmy Haley on guitar, Lou Reid on bass and band

  • L.W. Lambert passes

    North Carolina banjo player L.W. Lambert passed away on January 23rd, 2014, at his home in Olin. He was 87 years old and his health had been declining for a while. Luin Wilford Lambert, Jr  was born April 18, 1926, in

  • Merry Christmas from Lou Reid & Carolina

    It would seem that Lou Reid & Carolina are shooting for an early start on the holiday spirit. They have a single just released to radio, a new yuletide song, Christmas In The Blue Ridge, written by Lou and Terry Foust. It was recorded recently

  • Mountain Girl from Lou Reid & Carolina

    Lou Reid & Carolina have released a video clip from their 20th Anniversary live DVD, recorded live last December at the Down Home in Johnson City, TN. The concert was captured for both an audio CD and DVD release, with the

  • Skip Cherryholmes to Lou Reid

    Lou Reid & Carolina have announced that their guitar position has ben filled by Skip Cherryholmes. Kevin Richardson had been filling in on guitar since the departure of Shannon Slaughter last year, but as Kevin's own band is gathering steam, it

  • Shannon Slaughter strikes out on his own

    OK... it's official. What most any bluegrass watcher has known was inevitable has been announced. Shannon Slaughter is leaving his position with Lou Reid & Carolina to focus his energy on County Clare, his own group with his talented wife, Heather. Shannon told

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