September 18 Happy Birthday Michael Cleveland

Happy Birthday Michael Cleveland (born September 18, 1980) was born in Henryville, Indiana. He first learned to play violin at a local Suzuki program when he was 4 years old. In 1993 he was chosen to be part of the Bluegrass Youth All Stars at the IBMA’s award show. Later that year Mike made his

September 11 Happy Birthday Dave Hardy

Happy Birthday Dave Hardy born, September 11, 1955 was a member of Country Gazette for the 1999 album Keep On Pushing. The line-up was Alan Munde (banjo), Dawn Watson (guitar), Steve Garner (bass), and Dave Hardy (vocals). Love Hounds on My Trail was Dawn Watson and Dave Hardy’s first release since they left the legendary

September 3 Happy Birthday Lydia Johnson

Happy Birthday Lydia Johnson, September 3, 1997, plays fiddler and manager for The Johnsons Bluegrass Band, a group of sibling musicians all under 24 who love Bluegrass more than most things in the world and are doing their part to help keep it alive and thriving.

August 29 Happy Birthday Shawn Camp

Happy Birthday Darrell DeShawn Camp (born August 29, 1966) is an American musician who performs country and Americana music. Camp was raised in Perryville, Arkansas by a musical family. In 1987, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee and worked in the backing bands of such acts as The Grand Priarie Boys, Osborne Brothers, Alan Jackson, Suzy

August 29 Happy Birthday Roger Sprung

Happy Birthday Roger Sprung (born August 29, 1930, in New York City) is an American banjo player and teacher best known for introducing authentic bluegrass banjo picking styles to the folk music community in the north and for the eclectic manner in which he has adapted bluegrass banjo techniques to music of other genres. His

August 27 Happy Birthday Gary Trivette

Happy Birthday Gary Trivette, born August 27. Gary grew up in Watauga County, North Carolina, one of 11 children and was raised in hard times, but there was always love and music. Born to a very musical family, he began playing bass at eight years old. His father, Auborn Trivette, was a prominent local musician

August 28 Happy Birthday Taylor Malpass

Happy Birthday Taylor Malpass, born August 28, 1989, was playing mandolin by the time he was 10. Today, he and brother, Christopher, promote the work and music of classic country artists while creating new music through their band The Malpass Brothers. Gifted musicians and songwriters, the brothers have shared billing with artists including Ray Price,

August 31 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Jim Gabeheart

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Jim Gabeheart born, August 31, 1961 plays banjo and co-fronts a bluegrass band with his wife Valerie. As an Assistant Prosecutor in Lincoln County, WV, Jim works a flexible schedule to ensure that Jim & Valerie Gabeheart can make performance arrangements on the long time line required for major festivals and concert venues,