• Avery Welter leaving The Churchmen

    The Churchmen have announced that their guitarist, Avery Welter, will be leaving the group at the end of 2017. They will be holding auditions for his replacement over the next few weeks, and ask the anyone interested in the position please

  • Alone On A Hill from The Churchmen

    Mountain Fever Records has announced the release to radio of Alone On A Hill, the debut single from their next album for The Churchmen, which will be available to the general public on September 1. The song was written by Charley

  • The Churchmen to Southern Belle Booking

    Southern Belle Booking has announced the signing of bluegrass Gospel group, The Churchmen, to their growing roster of touring talent for exclusive representation. The band has been performing since 1989, featuring both traditional and contemporary bluegrass Gospel music, from their home

  • On This Day #31 – The Churchmen

    On This Day …………. June 8, 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the formation of The Churchmen, a bluegrass Gospel band based in Collinsville, Virginia. The original members of The Churchmen were Freddy Rakes (banjo), Keith Clark (guitar), Jeff Mills (bass) and

  • The Churchmen release new CD

    Bluegrass Gospel favorites, The Churchmen, have released their brand new album, Mercy Road, on Mountain Fever Records. After a hiatus extending to five years the CD is the quartet’s debut for the label. The first single from the album, Bread and Water,

  • New single from The Churchmen

    Mountain Fever has released a debut single from their first project with The Churchmen, Mercy River. The song is Bread and Water, written by the band's newest member, Carroll Arn, who had written a number of songs for The Churchmen before

  • Carroll Arnn to The Churchmen

    The Churchmen have announced that Freddy Rakes, their long time banjo picker, is moving on. After 23 years with the group, Rakes wants to slow down a bit and do shows with his kinfolk in The Rakes Family, a bluegrass Gospel

  • Glenn Waller to The Churchmen

    Popular Gospel troubadours The Churchmen have brought SW Virginian Glenn Waller aboard as their new guitarist and lead singer. Glenn has been playing bluegrass since his early teens, and has spent time with a number of regional groups as well

  • Two new Pinecastle projects

    Pinecastle Records has announced the fall release of two new recorded projects, for The Churchmen and Beth Stevens. Both show a street date of October 14, but it is likely that these new CDs will be available from the artists