Playing The Iconic Mike Auldridge Guitar

Certainly a bucket list item for me. I had seen and heard this iconic guitar on many records/CDs  during my life. The first time when I was only 11 years old. I finally got to play it for the first…

2019 IBMA "Resonator Guitar Player Of The Year"

Well......I am a little late announcing, but as of September 26th, I was voted IBMA "Resonator Guitar Player Of The Year". This came as a huge shock to me. I had just got the news 1 week earlier that I…

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The Allstar's Of Bluegrass In Studio

Phil Leadbetter And The Allstar's Of Bluegrass has started on their first debut CD for Pinecastle Records. Phil has recorded 7 CDs with them over the last couple of decades. Project is being recorded at Eastwood Studios in Cana, VA…

Another Big Allstars Concert Coming To The Clayton Center!

Many of you came to the last Allstars show at The Clayton Center in 2015. It was a huge success. WDVX has decided to do it again. Another WDVX "World Class Bluegrass" with Phil Leadbetter and The Allstars Of Bluegrass…

The Oak Ridge Boys

Great seeing my friend Joe Bonsall and the rest of The Oak Ridge Boys this past Friday in Pigeon Forge, TN. A great bunch of guys, and a super group!!!!

Original Wildfire Reunion Coming In 2019 !

Very proud to be part of a reunion of the original formation of Wildfire. This will take place on June 12, 2019 at The Bill Monroe Music Park in Beanblossom, IN. Original members will be Phil Leadbetter, Robert Hale, Darrell…

Kamp Kaufman 2018

Sure had a great time this year teaching Dobro class at Kamp Kaufman during Bluegrass Week. Looking forward to being there again in 2019 !

Camp Germany 2018

I was very pleased to teach again this year at Bluegrass Camp Germany just outside of Munich, Germany in the Bavarian town of Fischbachau. Always great to be there will all my European friends!