August 2023 Issue

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The Tradition

Photo by David Landreth

Wayne Jerrolds

By Freeda Ashe

Inventor—Entrepreneur—Musician—Songwriter—Community Servant—Mentor—Conservationist—Humanitarian Wayne Jerrolds grew up in a small farming community known as Burnt Church…

The Artists

The Bluegrass Community’s Utility Artist

By Bob Webster

Photo by Brad Holbrooks Baseball has a player dubbed utility infielder.  Such athletes are typically…

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The Lady of Tradition

By Sandy Hatley

Be Different, Stand Out & Work Your Butt Off Photo by Mickey Stroud Loyal to…

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Warren Blair

By Derek Halsey

A 50-year career of the “Hired Gun” of Bluegrass and Country music Photo by Brian…

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The Sound

TylerGrant & ArtistWorks

By Dan Miller

Photo by Jessie Bell Photography/Adrift Dinosaur Background Tyler Grant has been a name familiar to…

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Dave Maggard in the studio. // Photo by ST Photography, Co.

Sound Biscuit Studio

By Vicki Dean

It’s never too late to chase a dream. Dave Maggard turned a retirement hobby into…

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A Little Bit of Bluegrass

By Casey L. Penn

Photo by Jackie Stewart “A little bit of bluegrass will chase your blues away.” Derived…

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The Bluegrass Jamboree


This month’s cover story artist, Lorraine Jordan, loves to shine the spotlight on other people…

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The Venue

The Little Roy and Lizzy Show

Second Annual Malpass Brothers Bluegrass and Country Music Festival

By Donna Davis

Photos by Ricky Davis Smack dab between Murphy and Manteo, where Carolina clay colors the…

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