• 2015 Bluegrass Radio Airplay Chart

    Here again is our annual recounting of the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart, showing the Top 30 songs played during 2015 based on total spins from bluegrass radio. It's a great mix of new songs from our music's top writers, along with

  • Christmas in the Smokies 2015

    Sell out crowds enjoyed the holidays early in Pigeon Forge, TN with the Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival, December 9-12. Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road served as the host band and Royce Jordan returned as emcee for the 19th annual

  • Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame 2015

    This past Saturday, June 20, The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame honored its 2015 class of inductees at the Stone Center for the Performing Arts in North Wilkesboro, NC. They are housed in the Wilkes County Heritage Museum, an

  • Baucom to go into Blue Ridge Music HoF

    The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame in Wilkesboro, NC has announced the inductees for their 2015 class, and it includes bluegrass greats Terry Baucom, Lulu Belle and Scotty, and The Lewis Family. Also chosen for this year are songwriter Si

  • The Rock – new single from Terry Baucom

    Terry Baucom has a new single release, out today, featuring Joey Lemons, the lead singer with Bauc's group, The Dukes of Drive. It's a song called The Rock, written by Thom Case, a Nashville songwriter and friend of Terry's. The two used to

  • On This Day #28 – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

    On This Day …………… On May 10, 1979 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver played their first public performance at Buddy’s Bar-B-Que in Knoxville, Tennessee. Quicksilver’s first band consisted of Terry Baucom on banjo, Jimmy Haley on guitar, Lou Reid on bass and band

  • 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 23, 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