• Take This Hammer – from Mashville Brigade

    We have a fun promotion that will start later this week in conjunction with tomorrow's (3/22) release of Bluegrass Smash Hits Volume 1 from The Mashville Brigade. This is the side-gig featuring five of Nashville's top pickers who get together

  • Bluegrass impressionists

    Ashby Frank is a talented musician who, despite his youth, has already been a part of several notable ensembles. At 24 years old, Ashby - who is the current mandolinist with Special Consensus - has toured with Marty Raybon, Alecia

  • Nash-Mash follow-up

    Brance posted on Tuesday about the special Station Inn performance this week by Mashville Brigade and friends. The band was initially formed late in '06 by Ashby Frank and a number of other hot young pickers when Frank was living in

  • Mashville Brigade & Friends

    For many years now the legend of the Sidemen has lived on even though the group no longer performs at Nashville's Station Inn. In recent months, a new group of sidemen have come together to fill the void. They call themselves

  • Mashville Brigade forms in Nashville

    We heard last week from mandolinist Ashby Frank with word of a new "second band" featuring members of several Nashville-based bluegrass acts. They are calling themselves Mashville Brigade, and they debuted at The Station Inn on December 5. Ashby said that