• Dry Branch Fire Squad to Quicksilver Productions

    Quicksilver Productions has announced the signing of the venerable Dry Branch Fire Squad for representation services with the agency. The iconic bluegrass band continues to be anchored by the vocal and storytelling prowess of Ron Thomason, with Brian Aldridge on guitar, Tom

  • George Shuffler laid to rest

    This report (and photos) from George Shuffler's funeral service yesterday comes from Becky Johnson, host of The Bluegrass Breakdown Show. It airs Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. (ET) at wcomfm.org. The sun was bright and the skies a dark Carolina blue as I made

  • Bill Lowe passes

    William Forrest "Bill" Lowe of West Union, South Carolina, passed away on Sunday, April 28. He was aged 82. Born at Hatfield, Pike County, Kentucky, on May 8, 1930, he grew up listening to old-time country music. His uncle Grover taught