• Scheerhorn CD due in June

    Jimmy Ross tells us that the Scheerhorn guitar showcase CD he tipped us to last year is nearly ready to go. It will include 16 tracks which feature top resonator guitarists performing on instruments built by Tim Scheerhorn. A June release

  • Randy Kohrs adds new band members

    Award winning dobro player and band leader, Randy Kohrs, has just added a couple new faces to the line up of his band, The Lites. UPDATE: We just heard from Ashley Brown, Randy's fiddle player, that the band name has been

  • Unlimited Tradition back in the saddle

    We received a note recently from Shayne Bartley informing us that he and Ray Craft were in the process of reforming Unlimited Tradition. The band was a popular fixture on the festival circuit in the mid-to-late 1990s and officially disbanded

  • Jim Lauderdale and Randy Kohrs back in the studio

    After winning a Grammy this year for The Bluegrass Diaries, Jim Lauderdale has once again tapped the multi-talented Randy Kohrs to produce his next bluegrass effort. Lauderdale is currently touring in support of his newest CD Honey Songs (a more-or-less country

  • Scheerhorn CD update

    We just received an update from Randy Kohrs about the Scheerhorn Guitars CD we had posted about back in December. The CD is being recorded in Randy's Slack Key Studio to showcase Tim Scheerhorn's celebrated instruments, featuring many of the pro

  • Randy Kohrs – cooking with Rachel Ray

    Dobro-meister and celebrated vocalist Randy Kohrs will be a featured guest on this Friday's (2/22) edition of The Rachel Ray Show. No, he isn't there to perform his latest single or even to plug an upcoming appearance with his band,

  • Randy Kohrs unveils new Lites

    Resonator guitarist and vocalist Randy Kohrs has named several new members of his touring band, The Lites. Joining Randy and existing members Ashley Brown on fiddle, Andrew Crawford on guitar and Chris Williamson on bass are Mike Sumner on banjo, Jesse

  • And the Bluegrass Grammy goes to…

    The 2008 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album goes to Jim Lauderdale for The Bluegrass Diaries. Jim introduced his producer, Randy Kohrs, as he was accepting the award, and recognized all the pickers on the album by name. He also referenced each

  • Randy Kohrs receives IAMA Award

    Randy Kohrs has been named the recipient of the Country/Bluegrass songwriting prize for 2008 from the International Acoustic Music Association in the 4th Annual IAMA Awards. The award is for the song Rockwell's Gold from his current CD, Old Photograph