June 17, 2012

Sharing Memories of My Dad on Father’s Day

My Dad, James Brooks, was born in Ashe County, NC, in 1932.  It is because of him that I have a love (or some would say 'obsession') for Bluegrass Music.  Dad played many different stringed instruments, but mainly banjo, guitar, fiddle and mandolin.  He also was an instrument builder.  He […]
June 12, 2012

Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame Honors

More From Saturday's Induction Photos Courtesy of Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame As I accepted this honor Saturday night, I reflected on the past thirty years of pursuing a passion for Bluegrass Music-both as a broadcaster and singer/musician. Jamie Dailey of Dailey & Vincent was invited to be the […]
June 11, 2012

Oh, What A Night!

Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame Induction It was indeed an honor to have been inducted into the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame this past Saturday evening, June 9th, in the Special Contributions/Promoter/Organizer category.  I am humbled to be recognized for my work in music over the past 30 […]
May 30, 2012

May 2012 Knee-Deep PLAYLISTS

Show 464 Hour One Pretty Little Girl From Galax---Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Sounds of Home---Blue Highway Another Way To Get To You---Nedski & Mojo Mast Farm Inn North Carolina Artist Profile:  Rick Pardue Hardly A Day---Rick Pardue & Timmy Massey Monroe---Special Consensus There'll Never Be Another You---Tim Crouch […]