• The restoration of Scotty Stoneman’s fiddle

    Adam Haynes' Scotty Stoneman fiddle, after restoration was completed - photo by RJ Storm Some of the most popular articles we have published in recent years have been about older instruments and the bluegrass artists who have owned them. With a

  • Roni Stoneman wins ROPE Award

    Stoneman has been a magic name in country, old time, and bluegrass music since 1927. That's when Ernest "Pop" Stoneman first recorded for Victor in Bristol, Tennessee with several members of his family in what came to be known as

  • On This Day #17 – Scotty Stoneman

    On this day …. On August 4, 1932, Calvin Scott Stoneman was born in Galax, Virginia. He was the tenth child of 23 children of Ernest "Pop" and Hattie Frost Stoneman. Pop was a multi-instrumentalist who was seemingly good on every instrument