• Sit A Spell with Wyatt Rice

    The good folks at the Mountains Of Music Homecoming who bring 9 days of music, culture, and culinary events to southwestern Virginia each June, have begun to publish short interviews with the various personalities associated with these ventures. They have

  • Wyatt Rice teaching guitar at ETSU

    Wyatt Rice has been working as a professional musician since he joined older brother Tony's band in the late 1970s. He's a master of what has come to be known as the "Rice style" of lead and rhythm guitar, as one

  • New members of Bull Harman & Bulls Eye

    Bull Harman & Bull's Eye have announced some new members. The St. Louis-based band has brought Alex Rifle in to play banjo, Allan Sterling on reso-guitar, and Harman's son Wyatt has taken over his mom, Tammy's, bass role. Bull remains on

  • Richard Bennett and Wyatt Rice to tour

    Two of today's most noted practitioners of the Tony Rice guitar style are teaming up for selected tour dates next year and beyond. Wyatt Rice is Tony's brother, who learned at the master's knee and has served as his rhythm

  • Fiddler Tim Smith and Friends

    Bluegrass is one of the few genres of music in which instrumental skill is showcased just as much or more than vocal skill. As such, many of the best known tunes in bluegrass are instrumentals, made for showing off a

  • Roosterfest report

    Roosterfest last Sunday was a wonderful day full of awesome music, with folks reuniting, catching up, swapping stories and remembering the great Rooster Ruley who passed away earlier this year Rooster was a truly unique character who seemed to be from

  • Rooster Ruley remembered at Rooster Fest

    This weekend, family, friends and fans of Rooster Ruley, a popular banjo picker in central Virginia who passed away on February 13, will gather to remember the man and his music at the Washington & Lee Pavilion in Lexington. It will

  • Fiddler Tim Smith & Friends

    North Carolina fiddler Tim Smith has released a new album, titled simply Fiddler Tim Smith & Friends. Smith has quite a bluegrass pedigree, having worked for three years with The Bluegrass Cardinals, and with five previous solo projects to his credit.