• Phil Leadbetter – 5 time cancer survivor!

    Phil Leadbetter, renowned resophonic guitarist and all-around bluegrass personality, is one of the rarest creatures known to man. In addition be being among the most amicable and kind hearted people you would ever meet - and an extremely talented musician -

  • Nashville Dobro Camp launches in July

    The inaugural Nashville Dobro Camp will be held this June, just outside of Music City in Tennessee. Held in a private home outfitted for the occasion, with bunk beds and all meals provided, the camp will be hosted by Adam Chowning

  • Ferrell Stowe and Red Line Resophonics

    Ferrell Stowe has been a hero in the resophonic guitar community for some time. Top current players credit him as an influence, and his long list of credits as both a sideman and a solo recording artist have added mightily

  • Beard introduces Josh Swift model reso-guitar

    Beard Guitars in Maryland has introduced its latest signature model, for Josh Swift, reso-guitarist with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. And yes... it's a purple guitar. Josh designed the Josh Swift Signature model with Paul Beard and, over the course of three

  • Stolen Resos Alert

    Chris Hart of Rustburg, VA has reported the loss of two reso-guitars in a home break in. The two guitars taken were a pre war Norwood chimes and a newer Redline covergirl model. Pictures are attached to this post. Chris has the necessary

  • Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes at IBMA

    Mid-week here at IBMA's World of Bluegrass, we had a lengthy and deeply personal chat with Rob Ickes and Jerry Douglas about their relationship with reso-legend, and good friend, Mike Auldridge. The specific topic for our discussion was the recent release of Three