• I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #69

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information

  • Andy Hall remembers Uncle Josh

    Here is another remembrance of Uncle Josh Graves, who passed away last Saturday in Nashville. This one is from Andy Hall, dobro player with The Infamous Stringdusters. His influence on me, and all Dobro players can't be overstated. I've spent many hours

  • Rob Ickes on Josh Graves

    We are pleased to publish another tribute to Uncle Josh Graves, this one from the 2006 IBMA Dobro Player of the Year, Rob Ickes. I was able to go to the service on Tuesday, and it was a really nice tribute

  • Randy Kohrs on Uncle Josh

    Here is another remembrance of Uncle Josh Graves, who passsed away last Saturday (9/30) in Nashville after a long battle with a number of serious health concerns. It is from dobroist, and Graves devotee, Randy Kohrs. Upon hearing of Uncle Josh

  • Uncle Josh Graves Tribute Photo

    With the passing of Uncle Josh still fresh in our recent memories, artist/photographer Adam Carlos sent us this photo from the tribute performance that occurred last Saturday evening at the IBMA Fan Fest. Please remember his family during this difficult

  • Remembering Uncle Josh

    Over the next few days, we hope to publish a number of brief tributes to Josh Graves from resonator guitarists whose own music was shaped in part by Josh's. This first comes from Mike Auldridge: Josh Graves influenced my life beyond mere

  • Josh Graves Funeral Arrangements

    We just received word concerning the funeral arrangements for Uncle Josh Graves. The funeral will be held at the Madison Funeral Home in Madison, TN. The visitation is today, October 2 from 2-8 pm and tomorrow from 10 am to 1

  • Uncle Josh passes away

    Dan Hayes, Executive Director of IBMA, was just by the booth here in the exhibit hall and was talking to John when his phone rang with the bad news. Josh Graves passed away this morning here in Nashville. Uncle Josh