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Happy Birthday Tony Rice: Performing At 1st MerleFest With Béla Fleck, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Mark O’Connor & John Cowan

Legendary guitarist Tony Rice was born on this date in 1951. The influential and massively talented musician was 69-years-old when he died on December 25, 2020. Rice was an iconic figure in the modern bluegrass movement, positioning himself among the all-time great pickers. From his first public performance on the radio age 9 through the end of his career, Rice amassed an important body of work both in the studio and on stage. He was given the International Bluegrass Music Awards honor of Guitar Player of the Year five times in the 1990s.
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On The String: The Better Late Than Never Team-Up of John Hiatt And Jerry Douglas

When news broke that John Hiatt and Jerry Douglas had teamed up for a collaborative album, any veteran Nashville music fan might have assumed they’d long known each other and talked for years about making an album. Both have been making roots music at the highest levels out of Music City since the 70s after all. But in fact the idea was hatched by Hiatt’s manager and the two were only aquaintances.
Roanoke Times

Jerry Douglas returns to The Coves, this time with a stage to play on

Dobro master, Nashville recording session legend and bluegrass/Americana icon Jerry Douglas is no stranger to The Coves Amphitheater. He was one of the first touring acts to play the Union Hall venue, by Smith Mountain Lake. But there was no stage the first time, on Halloween 2020. He and bassist...

John Hiatt and the Jerry Douglas Band

Multi-Grammy award winning blues rocker John Hiatt (“Have a Little Faith in Me,” “Slow Turning”) and acclaimed bluegrass singer-songwriter Jerry Douglas (“Gone to Fortingall”) join forces to perform the greatest hits from their distinguished careers and music from their upcoming release Leftover Feelings. “All the Lilacs in Ohio” is the...

John Hiatt, Jerry Douglas Band Dial It In on “Mississippi Phone Booth”

For his new album, accomplished singer-songwriter John Hiatt is partnering with an all-time great of the bluegrass and folk music world — none other than Jerry Douglas. Hiatt’s raucous style and bluesy inclinations marry perfectly with the natural grit and soulful voice that Douglas pulls from the dobro. Recorded in...

On 'Leftover Feelings,' John Hiatt And Jerry Douglas Work Their Magic In Unison

John Hiatt is one of America's songwriting treasures. His work has been covered by dozens of artists over the years, including Bob Dylan and Bonnie Raitt. Hiatt's 22nd studio album finds him teaming with another legendary musician, Jerry Douglas. With his resonator guitar, Douglas has performed on over 1,300 albums throughout his career. On Leftover Feelings, Douglas and Hiatt work their magic in unison.

John Hiatt & Jerry Douglas Band Share ‘I’m In Asheville’ Single

Renowned singer-songwriter John Hiatt continues to preview his Leftover Feelings collaborative album with the Jerry Douglas Band with the release of single “I’m In Asheville” and an accompanying video. Leftover Feelings arrives via New West Records on May 21. Douglas produced the follow-up to Hiatt’s 2018 LP The Eclipse Sessions....

Nefesh Mountain Releases “Somewhere On This Mountain” Featuring Jerry Douglas

“Somewhere On This Mountain” premieres today as the second song and video from Nefesh Mountain’s upcoming Songs For The Sparrows album. The track features award-winning musician Jerry Douglas as special guest. Throughout Songs for the Sparrows, Nefesh Mountain illuminates its gift for imbuing old-soul wisdom into songs with a potent...
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Jerry Douglas “Doug” Rigney

• Jerry Douglas “Doug” Rigney, 70, of Liberty, KY, died on April 27, 2021. Arrangements by Bartle Funeral Home. • Helen Burke Benge Montgomery, 85, of Danville, Kentucky, died on April 28, 2021. Arrangements by Stith Funeral Home. read more.

John Hiatt, Jerry Douglas team up for album and Jersey-bound tour

Singer-songwriter John Hiatt and dobro master Jerry Douglas have teamed up for an album, Leftover Feelings, which is due out on May 21, and will tour together in the late summer and fall. One of the dates will be at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, Sept. 25. Tickets go on sale April 16 at 10 a.m., with pre-sales starting at 10 a.m. April 14. Visit

John Hiatt and Jerry Douglas to play Boulder Theater in October

Due to the ongoing circumstances surrounding the pandemic, John Hiatt & The Jerry Douglas Band have had to reschedule their appearance in Boulder to October 23, 2021. The John Hiatt & The Jerry Douglas Band performance on August 19, 2021 at Chautauqua Auditorium is cancelled and, due to the late season date, the October 23 performance will now take place at Boulder Theater. All ticket buyers to the August 19, 2021 show at Chautauqua Auditorium will be automatically refunded by the Chautauqua Box Office and given the first opportunity to purchase tickets to the new date.

John Hiatt & Jerry Douglas Band Detail New Album ‘Leftover Feelings’ + Share Single

Acclaimed singer-songwriter John Hiatt teams up with the Jerry Douglas Band for Leftover Feelings, a collaborative album set for release via New West Records on May 21. Today, Paste premiered the official video for Leftover Feelings single “Mississippi Phone Booth.”. John Hiatt and the Jerry Douglas Band assembled at the...
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Bass maestro Daniel Kimbro earns a ringside seat to Jerry Douglas, John Hiatt collaboration

As one of East Tennessee’s most prolific sidemen, Daniel Kimbro had a full calendar this time a year ago. The bass player for the Jerry Douglas Band since 2013, he and the boys (including Knoxville guitarist Mike Seal) had plans to record a new album with iconic singer-songwriter John Hiatt, sessions that would be followed by a lengthy tour. The trio he has with fellow tunesmiths Sam Lewis and Martin Harley already had studio time booked to cut their own record.

Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, David Grisman – Toy Heart: Remembering Tony Rice

Host Tom Power speaks with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, and David Grisman about their old friend and bandmate Tony Rice, in the first edition of our special tribute, Toy Heart: Remembering Tony Rice. LISTEN: APPLE PODCASTS • SPOTIFY • MP3. Critically acclaimed bluegrass podcast Toy Heart returns with a special,...