• Get To Being Gone from Nothin’ Fancy

    Mountain Fever Records has released a debut single from By Any Other Name, their first album for Virginia's Nothin' Fancy. For the band, it's their 12th project together. The single is a new song from mandolinist and vocalist Mike Andes, called Get

  • Newell Lodge 2015

    The weekend of October 10th saw the first Newell Lodge bluegrass festival promoted by Ernie and Debi Evans. They are now working with Harvin Carter and his family to promote festivals on this site in Folkston, GA. This first effort was very

  • Saturday at Nothin’ Fancy 2015

    A rainy Saturday did not dampen the enthusiasm for the crowd at the 15th Nothin’ Fancy Festival. Local band, The Virginia Ramblers, opened the show with a mix of traditional and Gospel favorites. Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice filled in for

  • Friday at Nothin’ Fancy 2015

    Friday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival was ushered in with the traditional mountain music sounds of the Bluegrass Mountaineers from Akron, Ohio. Volume Five is rapidly becoming a favorite on the festival circuit. They provide an excellent combination of traditional bluegrass

  • Thursday at Nothin’ Fancy 2015

    Thursday at the 15th Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival opened with the wonderful sibling harmony of Flatt Lonesome. Bluegrass Today columnist, Chris Jones, brought the Night Drivers to the stage next. Virginia native, Larry Stephenson, is always a favorite at the

  • Wednesday at Nothin’ Fancy 2015

    The 15th Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival held at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista, Virginia kicked off Wednesday evening with a potluck supper and local bands on stage. Nothin’ Fancy did an acapella rendition of the National Anthem to start the

  • Friday at the 2015 Milan Bluegrass Festival

    The 18th annual Milan Bluegrass Festival, held at the KC Campground in Milan, Michigan, was kicked off by Mountain Faith, fresh from their second appearance on America’s Got Talent. Feller and Hill brought the Buckaroos and their high energy show to

  • Nothin’ Fancy to Mountain Fever

    Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of established bluegrass artists Nothin' Fancy to a new recording contract. The group has been a fixture on the bluegrass scene since they formed in 1994 to enter a band competition in Virginia. Mike Andes

  • Saturday at Jekyll Island 2015

    The final day of the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by a north Georgia band call Bluebilly Grit. The Darin & Brooke Aldridge Band Took the stage next. New fiddler, Carley Arrowood is a great fit with the

  • Friday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival

    Larry Efaw brought his Bluegrass Mountaineers and his “Stanley” brand of mountain music to Buena Vista to open the 2nd day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival. The crowd enjoyed Bill Yates taking us back in time with the Country Gentlemen