• Old Pal – Jamie Harper

    The sideman project has become a staple of the bluegrass recording world, in a way that doesn't even exist in most of the popular music industry. Can you imagine Miranda Lambert's bass player expecting her to sing a couple of

  • Luke Munday to Marty Raybon

    Marty Raybon has announced Luke Monday as his new banjo player with Full Circle. Luke has actually been out with Marty for the past few months, but now it's official. This is Munday's second stint with Marty, and he is really psyched for the

  • Saturday at Palatka 2015

    Breaking Grass opened the final day of the 11th edition of the Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They are a young, high energy band that does primarily original music. The Dry Branch Fire Squad came back for the 2nd day. Ron Thomason’s humor and

  • Hook Mandolins snags two new endorsers at SPBGMA

    Chris Shelton with Hook Mandolins made a good showing during the SPBGMA convention earlier this month. He found endorsers for both of his mandolin lines. One was a foregone conclusion, as Zach Rambo from Marty Raybon and Full Circle had technically signed on

  • Day 1 at SOIMF, Fall ’14

    Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers kicked off the November edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. New member, fiddler Jason Barie, made his debut. Ralph Stanley II then brought the signature “Stanley” sound to the stage. Russell Moore wowed

  • Last day at Bristol 2014

    The 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion wrapped up Sunday and the entertainment provided on the Country Music Mural Stage proved to be powerful. Sunday’s artists included Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome, Mandolin Orange, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, and

  • Rudy Fest 2014

    The 17th Rudy Fest in Grayson, KY was opened by local band the Pactolus Pony Riders. They were followed by another local band, Mountain View. Billie Rennee and Cumberland Gap put in their annual appearance. Marty Ratbon and Full Circle graced

  • Friday at the Roscoe Canady fest

    Friday started out with a fishing tournament in the campground pond. One fisherman caught two bass and a catfish. Our emcee this weekend is Jo Odom. The music started in the afternoon with the Palmetto Ramblers from Florida. They were followed by the

  • Roscoe Canady Memorial pics

    Bluegrassers love to pick and they love to eat! Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday saw lots of jamming and even more eating at the Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Waldo, FL Tuesday evening was corn bread and soup beans night followed