• Jason Fraley releases solo Christmas project

    Jason Fraley, mandolinist with Deeper Shade of Blue, has released his first solo project, Acoustic Flavor of Christmas, just in time for the holidays. All ten instrumentals feature Fraley on acoustic and hollow-body guitar (jazz model), acoustic electric bass, mandolin,

  • The American Fiddler – Andy Leftwich

    Andy Leftwich needs no introduction for bluegrass lovers. For over fifteen years he served as a fiddler for Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder and has appeared on countless recordings with other artists as a session musician. The American Fiddler, Leftwich's third

  • We’d Go To Town from Nick Dumas

    Skyline Records is back today with a third single from Wisconsin-based mandolinist, vocalist, and songwriter Nick Dumas. Bluegrass fans recall Nick from his time with Special Consensus, and before that with Northern Departure and North Country Bluegrass from Washington State. This

  • What You Need To Prove – Thomas Cassell

    Thomas Cassell possesses a formidable resume. A founding member of the East Tennessee progressive bluegrass band, Circus No. 9, he was accorded the 2020 IBMA Momentum Instrumentalist of the Year award, 2021 National Mandolin honors and, in 2016, the RockyGrass Mandolin

  • Funeral arrangements for Herschel Sizemore

    Details of services for master mandolin stylist Herschel Sizemore, who passed away on September 9, 2022, of congestive heart failure, have been published. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 14, 2022, at Simpson Funeral

  • Herschel Sizemore passes 

    Mandolin maestro Herschel Sizemore passed away on Friday morning, September 9, 2022 at his home in Roanoke, VA. He was 87 years of age.  Herschel Lee Sizemore was born on August 6, 1935, in Sheffield (near Muscle Shoals), Alabama, and raised

  • LivinWell Guitar Pick Grips

    We have just discovered a new product, LivinWell Guitar Pick Grips, that may offer a simple and inexpensive solution for people who have trouble holding on to their guitar or mandolin picks. While there are similar items on the market,