• Red Wing Roots 2016

    Arriving the Thursday night before Redwing is a bit like Christmas Eve. The setup is all there, you can see the shape of still dim lights and, like a little kid, you can’t wait to go sleep in anticipation of

  • Tony Furtado Kickstarter Campaign

    It is my pleasure this morning to raise awareness of a new Kickstarter campaign for my friend, Tony Furtado. I have known Tony for over 20 years, and always admired his talent. His instrumental skills are off the chart, and I've just

  • Bluegrass on Mountain Stage

    Yesterday (Friday 6/13) I received a note from John Lilly, the editor of Goldenseal (the magazine of West Virginia traditional life) and multi-talented acoustic music performer, telling me about what's on West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Mountain Stage show this coming

  • Banjo players in the news

    We found two interesting articles online that should be of interest to banjo pickers, and folks who enjoy banjo music. The first is a piece in today's Washington Post (1/19/07) on John McEuen. Written by Post staffer Richard Harrington, the article