Tag Archives: Bluegrass

Fathers Day with Huck Finn

Just returned from another Huck Finn’s Jubilee in Victorville which is how I have spent Father’s Day weekend for the past 20 years or so. I have been involved with this event either as a performer with my band Lighthouse … Continue reading

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The Future of Bluegrass

In my recurring posts of youth in bluegrass music, I present the The Mizzone brothers, Johnny, Robbie and Tommy from New Jersey. They range in age from 9 to 13 and call themselves the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys (from a … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Bluegrass Band

This video clip seems to sum things up pretty well.

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Give Slacker a Try

Slacker.com is a great internet radio station offering just about every genre of music for free, 24 hours a day.  I listen to it on my computer in my office and also on my phone (Android). Slacker is based here … Continue reading

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Follow the Light … house (part two)

Here are a couple of other photos that were taken at our Shadow Mountain Community Church performance last weekend, shot by Irene Mount, from her seat in the audience.

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Follow the Light … house

Lighthouse, the bluegrass band I play in (occasionally) reunited for a couple of performances in December. The first was at the North County Bluegrass and Folk Club in Escondido, an annual tradition for us. The people there are always so … Continue reading

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Tribute to Mitch Jayne

One of my bluegrass music heroes died this week and along with the sadness that I have felt, I also have felt deep gratitude. Mitch Jayne was the senior member of the Dillards, a bluegrass band from Salem, Missouri that … Continue reading

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Seen On a Car Window in San Diego

One of KSON’s listeners made this sticker for his car, e-mailed it to the radio station and it was then forwarded to me.  I really don’t know this person so I’m not sure what led him to do this. He … Continue reading

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Huck Finn’s Jubilee

Every year on Father’s Day weekend, my two worlds (music and ministry) collide at Huck Finn’s Jubilee, the biggest bluegrass festival in Southern California. A couple years ago, it won the IBMA Award for “Bluegrass Event of the Year.” I’ve … Continue reading

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A Rock and Roll Easter

Well, actually it was another bluegrass Easter at our house this year, but a major earthquake in Baja California (Mexico) had things “all shook up” for a few seconds. It happened while our band was playing the Cherokee Shuffle. Everyone … Continue reading

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