• John Sipe passes

    We have learned that celebrated luthier John Sipe passed away on September 4 at his home in Charlotte, NC. He was 81 years old and had been battling cancer. In addition to a worldwide reputation as a violin builder, Sipe was

  • Roger Martin to the Carolina Travelers

    Roger Martin has joined The Carolina Travelers, a venerable band from Winston-Salem, NC, on mandolin. He had worked previously with The Misty Valley Boys, Roustabouts, and just recently Roger Handy and Southern Depot. He takes the spot vacated by Tim Frye, who had spent the