• Searching for a Home – Ethan Hughes

    Many students studying mechanical engineering may only be interested in the latest and greatest gadgets, but at least one undergraduate at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania isn’t. Having just released his first project entitled Searching for a Home on Patuxent

  • Harlow guitar to be raffled for Humane Society

    Do you love resonator guitars, or have a fondness for furry friends? Maybe both? Frank Harlow has donated one of his jumbo cherry resonator guitars to Ohio's Fayette County Humane Society, which is being raffled as a fundraiser. All proceeds from the raffle

  • God’s Lent Child – Darel Wiles

    While checking my Facebook account back in November, I ran across a post from an old friend, Rick Pardue. He and Tommy Long were having a reunion show at a venue down in North Carolina called Harry’s Place. I believe

  • Andy Hall launches at Academy of Bluegrass

    Infamous Stringdusters reso-man Andy Hall has been announced as the newest member of the ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass faculty. His new site, The School Of Dobro with Andy Hall is live now and accepting students. It will follow the same format as

  • Brent Burke joins The Rage

    Rhonda Vincent has added reso-guitarist Brent Burke to The Rage, her touring and recording band. In addition to this stellar credential, Burke is also set for the distinction of becoming the very first graduate or ETSU's new Bachelor of Arts

  • Update from Phil Leadbetter

    We made a brief reference to Phil Leadbetter on Monday, discussing the changes in Grasstowne over the past five years. We also mentioned that he was continuing cancer treatments for Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a diagnosis he received in March of this year. Here is

  • Randy Kohrs at the Hall of Fame

    Resonator guitarist extraordinaire Randy Kohrs will be conducting an instrument demonstration at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN. It is set for this afternoon (October 30th) at 1:00 p.m. The focus of the discussion will be the history

  • Phil Leadbetter update

    A very encouraging note from Phil Leadbetter... "I just finished my 6th round of chemo which will complete my cycle. I will have a PET Scan on Oct 24th. That will show where we are with the cancer. This will be

  • Washburn adds reso-guitars

    Washburn Guitars has introduced four resonator guitars to their expanding line of folk and bluegrass instruments. Three are round neck guitars, with one (R15S) made with a high nut, square neck design for horizontal play. Like the others in the series,