• Bonny Beverley passes

    Bluegrass fiddler Bonny Beverley passed away yesterday (11/23/23) at his home on Lynchburg, VA. He was 80 years of age. Born Bonnie Ross Beverley on May 19, 1943 in Amherst, VA, the nickname "Bonny" was how he was most widely known. His

  • Reno & Smiley Fan Club on Facebook

    Our recent post about The Reno Brothers reuniting for a special show during this year's RenoFest in South Carolina captured the attention of a lot of people who still love the music that Reno & Smiley recorded back in the

  • Remus Bell passes

    Another first generation bluegrass musician passed away this week, right here in our hometown. John Bell, who used the stage name "Remus," performed with Reno & Smiley when they first formed. He died this past Monday, November 1. Remus first worked

  • Reno & Smiley and Mac Wiseman DVDs

    Blue Highways TV has released two DVDs containing classic television performances by Reno & Smiley and Mac Wiseman. Bluegrass 1963, the Reno & Smiley DVD has twenty songs from a television pilot they recorded in Roanoke, VA in 1963 at WDBJ,

  • Bluegrass Jamboree DVD from Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has put together a DVD compilation from their many hours of live video footage, which they have released as Bluegrass Jamboree. The 60 minute DVD contains live performances from some of the top names on the label, including The

  • Vintage bluegrass posters

    Here's a fun site with images of vintage music show posters. It's run by Mitch Diamond, who calls himself The Kardboard Kid. Mitch has been collecting these posters and hand bills since 1970, and has amassed a substantial number