• Florida winter bluegrass concerts

    Winter in Florida is always a time for bluegrass concerts. The past weekend was no exception. We were able to take in two of them in very different settings. The first was at the Leesburg Arts Center on Saturday evening. It

  • Breaks to the Edge – Sideline

    What started out as, well, a sideline, has now become a full-time gig for the veteran musicians who took leave of their day jobs and opted instead to share a new pursuit. The decision paid off, and Sideline itself soon

  • Sideline signs with CMC Artists

    Cumberland Music Collective in Nashville, aka CMC Artists, has announced the signing of North Carolina's Sideline to the agency for exclusive representation. The six-piece bluegrass band has been touring the United States and Canada extensively since forming in 2013 as a

  • Zack Arnold to Sideline

    North Carolina's Sideline, among the hardest working bluegrass groups in our business, has announced the addition of fellow Tar Heel Zack Arnold to the band. He will play mandolin, taking the spot recently vacated by Troy Boone who wants to

  • Front and Center – Sideline

    Album title aside, the highly acclaimed North Carolina combo dubbed Sideline take an unassuming stance with their latest effort, a set of songs that offers an ideal example of bluegrass at its best. It says something that this six piece ensemble

  • 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