Wade Mainer, RIP

We have learned that Wade Mainer passed away yesterday evening, September 12, after having been returned to his home in Flint, MI with hospice care after a brief hospitalization.

We will post further details about Mainer’s eventful life in short order. His contributions to the music we take for granted today are enormous.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.