Bluegrass Today

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Scott Gould passes

East Tennessee has lost one of its bluegrass heroes, with the unexpected passing of Scott Gould last week at 68 years of age. For many years, Scott had run The Violin and Fiddle School Of Music in Kingsport, TN, where he taught countless children and adults how to play the fiddle, mandolin, banjo, and guitar. A self-taught musician, he had…

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HERE'S WHAT'S BUZZING

Josh Trivett and Lakyn Kearns wedding

On Sunday, April 23, Josh Trivett and Lakyn Kearns were married at Acuff's Chapel in Blountsville, TN.   Josh is the principal at Moonstruck Management, who handles the careers of several prominent bluegrass acts. Russell Moore & IIIrd…

Will Clark to Bluegrass Outlaws

West Virginia's Bluegrass Outlaws have announced the addition of Will Clark to the band on mandolin. He steps into the spot recently vacated by founding member Evan Maynard who had to leave the band owing to pesky day job commitments. Will has…

Vega introduces White Oak old time banjos

Deering has created two new old time banjos made from white oak for their Vega line. That's right, the same species of hardwood more commonly used by coopers for barrel making, is now being utilized in banjo building. And the same qualities that…

Tammy Sullivan passes

Tammy Sullivan, who with her father, Jerry, carried on the legacy of the Sullivan Family bluegrass Gospel group, passed away on April 20, 2017. She was just a young 52 years old, and she succumbed to the dreaded Cancer disease. Tammy Regina…

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