• Welcome Weston Wallace

    Bluegrass bass player at large Matt Wallace and his wife Carrie are celebrating the birth of a son today. Weston Wallace was born earlier today in Knoxville. He came in at 8.1 lbs., stretching to  21.5''. He's #3 for the Wallaces, joining older

  • For a Season – Matt Wallace

    One of the latest sidemen to make a solo debut is bass player Matt Wallace. A Knoxville, TN native who has done stints with Newton & Thomas, Paul Williams & the Victory Trio, David Parmley & Continental Divide, and Audie

  • New projects from Pinecastle this year

    Pinecastle Records' Ethan Burkhardt shared some news today about what they have in the pipeline for 2014. They have just recently released a new CD for bassist/vocalist Matt Wallace, and had previously announced one coming from reso-man Phil Leadbetter and

  • Congratulations Matt and Carrie

    If it seems like we've been writing about Matt Wallace every few days, it's because we have. First we mentioned the debut single from his upcoming Pinecastle release, then his membership in Terry Baucom's new band, The Dukes of Drive, and

  • Welcome the Dukes of Drive

    Is there anyone more beloved inside bluegrass music than Terry Baucom? His banjo style is plainly definitive of the link between Earl Scruggs, through J.D. Crowe, and on to modern 1-4-5 drive. On top of that, he is among the kindest,

  • Debut single from Matt Wallace

    Pinecastle has announced a March 11 release date for For A Season, a solo project from Knoxville bass player and vocalist, Matt Wallace. The album features Matt and a number of other very talented singers, including Paul Brewster, Jesse Gregory,

  • Pinecastle signs Newton and Thomas

    Mark Newton and Steve Thomas are the latest artists to be signed by Pinecastle Records, it has been announced today. A new duo project, Reborn, is scheduled for an April 9 release. Both of these fine musicians have enjoyed a long

  • Matt Wallace to StillHouse Band

    Matt Wallace has been announced as the newest member of The StillHouse Band, fronted by Mark Newton and Steve Thomas. A native of Knoxville, TN, Wallace has spent years working with a variety of bluegrass acts, including David Parmley, Paul Williams

  • Matt Wallace, Josh Hymer to Continental Divide

    Big changes have been announced this week for David Parmley and Continental Divide. After a period of relative inactivity, Parmley has announced two new hires, two new recording projects and a renewed aggressiveness with regard to his music career. Matt Wallace