• John Shuffler passes

    John William Shuffler, one of the better known bass-playing brothers of the Shuffler family, passed away on Friday, December 21, at Grace Hospital, Morganton, North Carolina, after a period of declining health. He would have been 82 years old on

  • New Honors for Eddie Adcock and Tom Gray

    Bassist Tom Gray and banjo picker Eddie Adcock, who have long careers in bluegrass since their trailblazing days with the Country Gentlemen in the 1960s are this year’s winners of the Washington Monument Award from the D.C. Bluegrass Union. They’ll pick

  • Many A Mile with Eddie and Martha

    It took me just seconds to break into a broad smile the first time I listened to Many a Mile, the recent release from Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Gray and Friends (Patuxent Music). As soon as Eddie’s banjo kicked

  • The Adcocks and Gray walk Many A Mile

    After an eight year gap since their last release Eddie and Martha Adcock, TwoGrass, have a new album on the market. As the credits show on the CD the Adcocks are assisted on this self-produced Patuxent Music release, Many a Mile,

  • Listen to Eddie, Martha and Tom online

    This coming Saturday (7/2) Eddie Adcock will be back in Crewe, Virginia for an evening concert and an afternoon broadcast you can hear online. Accompanied by his wife and long term musical partner, Martha, and good friend, the well-respected bass player

  • July is Virginia Bluegrass Festival Month

    Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has issued a proclamation declaring July 2011 as Virginia Bluegrass Festival Month. It, and six others recognizing Virginia natives who have profoundly affected the development of bluegrass music, will be read from the stage during the Oak

  • Tom Gray with Eddie and Martha Adcock

    After finding himself without a musical outlet when Legends of the Potomac was disbanded, bass legend Tom Gray has announced that he has joined up with Eddie & Martha Adcock. Or perhaps "rejoined" would be the more appropriate term, as he

  • Big weekend for Tom Gray in DC

    Next weekend will be a big one for Tom Gray. Not only will the original Seldom Scene bass player be teaching at his first all-day workshop on March 27, he has a CD release concert with his new band that

  • Darren Beachley signs with Patuxent Records

    Only a few weeks after receiving notification that Darren Beachley had left Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver to form his own band, Beachley has signed a recording contract with Patuxent Records. Beachley joined forces with Mike Auldridge, Tom Gray, Norman Wright and