• Born Into Bluegrass radio premiere 8/29

    The upcoming Mountain Roads Recordings CD, Born Into Bluegrass - The Songs of Cullen Galyean, will be premiered tonight (8/29) on WBRF FM 98.1 in Galax, VA. The album celebrates the contributions of Galyean, a legendary performer from western North Carolina

  • Terry Baucom – steady and stonefaced

    I happened to catch Terry Baucom on stage last weekend with the Mountain Heart & Tony Rice show at Roanoke Fiddlefest. It was a terrific show, and this memento of the performance is a classic. It was created by Jenny Conner,

  • B-Natural from Herschel Sizemore

    Mandolin legend Herschel Sizemore may be retired from active touring, but he hasn't stopped writing and the recording the sort of clever instrumentals that have so endeared him to the mandolin world. His latest CD, B-Natural, has just been released. It's

  • Terry Baucom joins Dale Ann Bradley

    Terry Baucom is the new banjo player with Dale Ann Bradley. He has been doing most of her shows this past few months, and with a few exceptions, will be with her for all live appearances in the foreseeable future. Though

  • North Carolina Banjo Clinic

    Cindy Baucom sent in a couple photos from the past weekend at the North Carolina Banjo Clinic in Burnsville, NC. The event was hosted by Rod Johnston of Village Productions. Instructors included Tom Adams, Graham Sharpe, Mike Scott and Terry Baucom.

  • Terry Baucom Deering banjo

    Deering Banjos has announced their newest model here at IBMA, the Terry Baucom signature banjo. This is a walnut banjo, and the first Deering model to be introduced with the new rim and lightweight tone ring designed by Greg Deering and

  • Driving with a banjo

    I've heard some pretty odd things in my time, but I hope this is merely over the top Hyperbole. The Detroit News ran an article yesterday about careless and distracted drivers, and the danger they present on the road. They give

  • 1st Annual FarmFest – All-Star Jam

    Festival season has officially begun and this last weekend saw bluegrass fans from all over converging on Farmington, NC for the 1st Annual FarmFest at Farmington Dragway. Festival organizers tell me the event was a success and plans are already underway

  • FarmFest at Farmington Dragway

    Our friend Cindy Baucom wrote in to tell us about a new festival she's a part of this year. The 1st Annual FarmFest will be held at the Farmington Dragway in Farmington, NC. The dates set for the festival are