• Bub’s acceptance…

    "What an honor to be on this stage." Thanks his wife and family, and his fellow nominees - hopes they will be honored in the same way. Emotional for Mike - audience loves him. Mike is honoring the bass

  • IBMA Bass Player Of The Year for 2005

    The awards for artists who, on recorded and/or in-person performance during the specified time period, have shown an extraordinary mastery of their instruments. Nominations and awards will be made in six (6) sub-categories: Banjo, Bass, Dobro, Fiddle, Guitar and Mandolin.

  • Del McCoury hires Alan Bartam on bass

    The Del McCoury Band has a new member. Del has hired bassist Alan Bartram to replace long time band member Mike Bub, who left the band two months ago. Here's the announcement that was made on Del's website: As of August