Barry Abernathy adopts two young children, one with his same birth defect

By |2020-04-28T22:42:52+00:00April 28th, 2020|Appalachian Road Show, banjo, Barry Abernathy, Bluegrass Today Profiles, Breaking News, kurate featured|

We were all amazed and impressed the first time that we saw Barry Abernathy pick the banjo. Born with only a thumb and stub of an index finger on his left hand, he reached over the top of the banjo

Ask Sonny Anything… Ever try the melodic style?

By |2020-04-24T14:12:47+00:00April 24th, 2020|banjo, Breaking News, Opinion and commentary, Osborne Brothers, Sonny Osborne|

Ask Sonny Anything is a recurring feature where our readers pose questions to the great Sonny Osborne, one half of the iconic Osborne Brothers who redefined bluegrass music in the 1960s, and noted banjo maven and collector of fine prewar