• Hybrid Hoss drops for fiddler Mike Barnett

    Compass Records has released a first single from their upcoming duet project with Mike Barnett, simply titled +1. It boasts a baker's dozen tracks, each featuring Barnett, fiddler with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, alongside fellow virtuosi in the acoustic string

  • Portraits in Fiddles – Mike Barnett

    Although ostensibly an example of fiddle finesse — and a lavish one at that — Mike Barnett’s Portraits In Fiddles is more akin to a well organzied superstar jam, with notables such as Divid Grisman, Tim O’Brien, Bryan Sutton, Michael

  • Jake and Mike reharm Wheel Hoss

    Jake Jolliff and Mike Barnett, a pair of northeastern bluegrass adventurers, have released a video of their modern reharmonization of Bill Monroe's Wheel Hoss. The leave the basic chord structure intact but take some major liberties with the melody. It's a

  • $10K raised for Tony Rice in CT

    Last weekend, GuitartownCT Productions held their Tony Rice benefit at the Unitarian Hall in Hamden, CT. A bevy of top northeastern bluegrass talent performed to help raise money to support Tony financially while he works to reclaim his voice, and receive treatment for