• Mike Auldridge tribute site launched

    Rob Ickes has created a new web site to serve as a tribute to the great resonator guitarist Mike Auldridge, who will perform this evening as part of the National Heritage Fellowships Concert in Washington, DC. Mike is among the 2012 Heritage

  • Circa Blue

    In today’s music world there’s a whole lot more to starting a band than merely getting together with four to five guys, hacking out some tunes, booking, and playing shows. Each band must strive to create their own sound, generate

  • Circa Blue hits the scene

    West Virginia's Circa Blue has released a debut, self-titled album featuring the four members of the band with special guests Mike Auldridge and Chris Sexton. Steve Harris is on guitar, Dave Harris on bass, Matt Hickman on banjo and Ron Webb on

  • Slidetown Reunion – Curt Baker

    Most people think of the typical bluegrass band as consisting of five instruments: banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass. However, many of the best bluegrass groups wouldn’t have been complete without the rich sound of the resophonic guitar. The world

  • Lou Reid & Carolina go their own way

    Lou Reid & Carolina have a new CD, Callin' Me Back Home, ready to go, with a debut single just released via Airplay Direct. The song is Carolina Moonshine Man, written by Reid, Ray Edwards and Terry Foust. Lou tells us that the

  • WaPo goes all Mike Auldridge on us

    Today's (1/30) edition of The Washington Post has a lengthy special feature on DC native and bluegrass reso-legend Mike Auldridge. The article By Bill Friskics-Warren chronicles Mike's discovery of the instrument, and his storied career in bluegrass music through the eyes

  • Jimmy Gaudreau – Pieces and Bits

    Jimmy Gaudreau has a new CD from Goose Creek Music, entitled Pieces and Bits. It's just what the title suggests - recordings of all manner of mandolin music featuring Jimmy with a who's who of acoustic instrumental all-stars. The tunes