• Tony Kakaris of Nightflyer fighting cancer

    Ohio's Nightflyer band is asking fans and friends to add their bass player, Tony Kakaris, to their prayer lists. Tony has recently received a diagnosis of multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that attacks the marrow in your bones. He is

  • Lightning Rod, new single from Nightflyer

    Pinecastle has released a debut single from their first album for Nightflyer, due later this year. The southwestern Ohio band plays contemporary bluegrass, driven by the Gospel-tinged vocals of guitarist Richard Propps. Rick Hayes is on mandolin, with Tony Kakaris on bass,

  • Nightflyer signs with Pinecastle Records

    Pinecastle Records has announced the signing of Ohio's Nightflyer to the label. They will release the band's third album in 2018. Nightflyer was formed when Gospel singer and guitarist Richard Propps hooked up with bluegrass pro, mandolinist Rick Hayes, to start

  • Nightflyer to Wilson Pickins

    Melanie Wilson with Wilson Pickins Promotions continues to snap up unaffiliated bluegrass bands across the US. She must be doing something right! The latest to join her growing roster of talent is southern Ohio's Nightflyer, who have been performing and recording

  • SamJam debuts in Piketon, Ohio

    This report is a contribution from C.J. Lewandowski, mandolinist and vocalist with the Po' Ramblin' Boys. He helped as MC for the SamJam 16 festival, and shares his experience there for the sake of our readers. As the festival Tee's stated, it

  • Weekend photos from Marshall Bluegrass Festival

    Friday at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival opened with a newly formed band, The Local Mash, created by Tony Zapolnik and his fiancé, Jennifer Strickland. Jennifer is a well-known bassist/singer/songwriter in the bluegrass world. They are joined by Michiganders Danielle Smith

  • Nightflyer to Echo Mountain

    More news from Echo Mountain Entertainment... Following last week's announcement that she would be responsible for booking Corey Hensley comes news that Bella Johnson and Echo Mountain Entertainment will be handling representation for Nightflyer. The band hails from southern Ohio, with Richard

  • Old River video from Nightflyer

    Ohio's Nightflyer has just released their first professionally-produced music video, for Hazel Dickens' Old River, which the band has included on its latest CD, Rail, River & Road. The guys spent two days working with Director/Editor Shanon Rice, and videographer Matthew O’Pry

  • Rail River & Road – Nightflyer

    Ohio-based band Nightflyer has named their second album Rail River & Road – a fitting name that neatly sums up the themes of the majority of the thirteen songs within. They sample from a number of popular bluegrass songwriters here,

  • O Holy Night from Nightflyer

    The guys in Nightflyer have created a special bluegrass-tinged arrangement of O Holy Night for Christmas 2014. It has been among the most beloved carols since it was introduced in the mid 19th century, one that is often a struggle