• George Shuffler is The Boy From Valsese

    As we approach the 70th anniversary of the original bluegrass band, we find ourselves missing a good many of the pioneers that brought it to life. Many have received flowers while they were living, while others passed before seeing bluegrass

  • L.W. Lambert passes

    North Carolina banjo player L.W. Lambert passed away on January 23rd, 2014, at his home in Olin. He was 87 years old and his health had been declining for a while. Luin Wilford Lambert, Jr  was born April 18, 1926, in

  • Welcome the Dukes of Drive

    Is there anyone more beloved inside bluegrass music than Terry Baucom? His banjo style is plainly definitive of the link between Earl Scruggs, through J.D. Crowe, and on to modern 1-4-5 drive. On top of that, he is among the kindest,

  • Bluegrass Today Top 30 for 2013

    We're all seeing year end lists of every sort this week. We have a few of our own. Maybe at the end of 2014 we can publish a Top 10 list of Top 10 lists. Most of these represent the subjective

  • Nice chat with the Baucoms

    During IBMA week in Raleigh last month, we had the chance for a nice chat with Cindy and Terry Baucom, both of whom had a busy World of Bluegrass. Terry took home the 2013 Recorded Event of the Year award

  • New single from Terry Baucom

    Banjo man Terry Baucom has a new album coming soon on the John Boy & Billy label. Like his 2011 project, In A Groove, this as yet unnamed record will feature Bauc on the five along with an all-star cast