• Big fun at ResoSummit 2010

    We heard yesterday from Rob Ickes, who shared some details about this year's ResoSummit, the 4-day resonator guitar symposium he hosts annually in Nashville. A series of workshops and performances occur at the Scarritt Bennett conference center and the Station

  • Southern Filibuster: A Tribute To Tut Taylor

    A very special CD project is released today on the E1 Entertainment label (formerly Koch Records). The album, Southern Filibuster: A Tribute To Tut Taylor, is the brainchild of celebrated resonator guitarist Jerry Douglas, who produced and recorded this project as

  • Dede Wyalnd wins big at The Wammies

    Last night (2/28) saw the presentation of the 24th annual Washington Area Music Association awards at the at the historic State Theatre in Falls Church, VA. This organization exists to highlight the diverse and robust professional music scene in the DC

  • Darren Beachley signs with Patuxent Records

    Only a few weeks after receiving notification that Darren Beachley had left Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver to form his own band, Beachley has signed a recording contract with Patuxent Records. Beachley joined forces with Mike Auldridge, Tom Gray, Norman Wright and

  • Gary Ferguson – Live at Podunk

    Bluegrass singer/songwriter Gary Ferguson took a different approach for his most recent CD. Instead of hunkering down in the studio for days of intense recording, he enlisted the support of some friends -  top bluegrass performers all - and cut

  • Auldridge/Book share Musicians Tips

    Dobro master Mike Auldridge and Infamous Stringdusters bass man Travis Book share their insights in the two most recent editions of Musicians Tips on BluegrassCountry.org. Travis talks about taking bass solos, while Mike's tips focus on questions of sound reinforcement. Previous

  • Carolina Star profiled in Washington Post

    This morning's edition of The Washington Post carries a nice feature piece on John Starling & Carolina Star. Written by Post staffer Richard Harwood, the article highlights the return of DC-area music scene stalwarts John Starling, Mike Auldridge and Tom Gray,