• More on Grascals v. Webster

    Fox 17 news in Nashville ran a story on Tuesday about the nasty contract dispute between The Grascals and Entertainment Evolution. A channel 17 reporter caught up with the two attorneys representing the band and Kirt Webster, owner of Entertainment Evolution

  • Grascals file counter suit against Webster

    We reported last month that a suit had been brought against The Grascals by Entertainment Evolution, a company managed by Nashville publicist Kirt Webster. At the time, the band offered no comment on the merits of the suit. Now, a countersuit

  • The Grascals Find a Mountain Home

    The planets seem to be lining up nicely for The Grascals this year. The band is putting the finishing touches on a new album, and the ink is still drying on their one-record deal with Mountain Home. “I think we’re in

  • Grascals to Mountain Home

    Mountain Home Music has announced that The Grascals have signed with the label, with a new CD due this Spring. They have released this brief video to commemorate the announcement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0K-xEzuiJSI Look for more details shortly.

  • Grascals sued in contract dispute

    The Grascals have been named in a lawsuit brought by their former management company, Entertainment Evolution. The company is run by Kirt Webster, owner of Webster PR who, according to a piece in the Nashville City Paper, alleges that the popular Nashville-based

  • Cracker Barrel wins with bluegrass

    Last week’s (12/29) Wall Street Journal Market Watch has reported on the success of the Cracker Barrel strategy of working with top bluegrass acts and labels – in this case Rounder Records. Two of the label’s artists, the Grascals and Dailey

  • Thomas Point Beach reborn

    This contribution comes from Dick Bowden, who will be a regular correspondent on Bluegrass Today. Here he files his detailed report on the resurrected Thomas Point Beach festival, held this past Labor Day weekend near Brunswick, Maine after having heard

  • Bankesters with Jamie Johnson at Station Inn

    Phil Bankester set a camera up back at the soundboard during The Bankesters' CD release party at Nashville's Station Inn on July 6. They were celebrating their newest album, appropriately titled The Bankesters, which includes a duet between Emily Bankester and

  • New CD from The Bankesters

    The Bankester Family has released their third self-produced album, The Bankesters. Phil Bankester, who manages and performs with his wife, three daughters, and one son-in-law, tells us that this new project represents a couple of major milestones for the group. Not

  • Grascals say… Happy Birthday, Andy!

    The Grascals recorded a special video birthday salute to Andy Griffith, who celebrated his yesterday (6/1). The video also includes a live version of Dooley, one of the songs included on their new album, Dance Til Your Stockings Are Hot And