• Southern Skies from Troy Engle

    Anyone who had been following the bluegrass scene in Nashville would be excused for asking, "What ever happened to Troy Engle?" For 12 years he was a prime sideman in Music City, helping out bluegrass and country acts on most any

  • Everyday’s A Thanks Giving Day

    While we're pausing to give thanks here in the US today, here's a new Thanksgiving song from Troy Engle, offered as a gift to the bluegrass music world. Troy is one of the busiest bluegrass pickers in Nashville, doing session and

  • That’s Kentucky video from Carolina Road

    Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have released a music video for That's Kentucky, their #1 hit song from their current self-titled album on Pinecastle. It's a catchy song from Tom T. Hall, Troy Engle and Dixie Hall that has spent the past

  • Don’t mess with Ken Scoggins!

    We posted last summer about plans by Ken Scoggins & Millers Creek to finish a new Gospel album they expect to release on Old Homestead Records this year. Ken shared with us recently that after getting started at Tom T. Hall's studio

  • Sing Me Home from Dawn Kenney

    The first time I heard Dawn Kenney sing, at an IBMA song circle two years ago, I so desperately wished I wasn’t next to perform. I don’t remember what I played or sang that night, but I guarantee I didn’t

  • A Podunk Family Reunion

    Imagine working with six or eight co-writers, with a goal of finishing a song and having a band learn, arrange and perform it — all in about eight hours spread over two days. Oh yeah, and the “studio” is a gritty

  • It’s Christmas Time Again

    Troy Engle is not just a crack correspondent for Bluegrass Today, and an experienced Nashville producer and engineer. He's also a talented bluegrass picker, singer and songwriter who has spent a good bit of his life as a touring sideman

  • Acoustic Overdubs in Nashville

    Stop me if you've heard this story before... A talented young bluegrass picker makes a name for themself with regional groups, gets a shot at touring with some bigger acts, and moves to Nashville. Bigger things start to happen musically, but

  • Unplugged Demos

    We told you two weeks ago about Thomas Wywrot joining the Isaacs on banjo and guitar, and we have just heard from departing member Troy Engle with some news of his current endeavors. His is a story familiar to a good

  • The Isaacs add Troy Engle

    Troy Engle has joined The Isaacs, playing both guitar and banjo, replacing Kevin Haynie who recently left the band. He had previously been a member of The Mark Newton band, and worked with Buddy Jewell and Patty Loveless. The Isaacs report