• Johnson Mountain Boys tribute show at Lil’ Johns

    David McLaughlin, Marshall Wilborn, and Dudley Connell with the Johnson Mountain Boys at Nacogdoches Bluegrass Festival in Texas (July 4, 1987) - photo by Rick Gardner Lil John's Mountain Music Festival and their host band, Sideline, have come up with something special

  • Sideline celebrates five years

    Sideline is celebrating their 5th anniversary this weekend with a hometown show in Raleigh, NC. Not bad for a group that formed with a mission to only play a few shows in the fall of each year as their various

  • Front and Center – Sideline

    In the past several years, Sideline has jumped from being a literal side project for some bluegrass A-listers to a fully-fledged band working its way to the top of the bluegrass world. With a few of those original “sidemen” on

  • Daniel Greeson to Sideline

    Sideline has announced that fiddler Daniel Greeson is the newest member of the band, stepping in for Nathan Aldridge who left to take the job with IIIrd Tyme Out. Just 21 years of age, Daniel is currently a student in the

  • Song For A Winters Night video from Sideline

    Mountain Home Music has dropped a second video for Sideline in advance of their upcoming album, Front and Center, due in late April. This track involves something of a gutty move in bluegrass, covering a song that Tony Rice recorded. Typically,

  • Sideline auditioning fiddlers

    Sideline is wishing their young fiddler, Nathan Aldridge well, as he departs the band to join another touring group. While they send him off with high hopes for his future in bluegrass music, it also puts them in something of

  • Bailey Coe to Sideline

    Sideline has announced the addition of Bailey Coe to the band, taking the spot recently vacated by reso-man Brad Hudson, who has departed to pursue a solo career. Bailey is a native North Carolinian, like several other members of the group.